Education

Find the latest blog posts, financial education and videos from Frontier Farm Credit.

The Business of Agriculture

E-learning program focuses on the "why" behind using cost of production numbers and the application to different business decisions.

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COMMON GROUND BLOG

May 14, 2024 | The Business of Agriculture

May WASDE Projects Price Pressure

The May 2024 WASDE provided the first projections of supply and demand for the new marketing year. If projections pan out, producers are looking at strong production for the 2024/25 marketing year, increased supply and lower prices for corn and soybeans.

Apr 26, 2024 | The Business of Agriculture

Spring 2024 Outlook

Watch as we unpack the latest data and considerations for the 2024 growing season.

Apr 22, 2024 | The Business of Agriculture

Efficiencies on Farm, Ranch Key in Higher Rate Environment

Economic data increasingly points to interest rates staying higher longer. Financial efficiency will be critical in the year ahead, and we step you through three ratios that will help you focus on the right areas of your farm or ranch.

Mar 29, 2024 | The Business of Agriculture

The Macro Economy in 2024

Watch as we review key economic indicators and unpack long-term rates that could continue higher.

Mar 1, 2024 | The Business of Agriculture

Has Predicted Downturn for Corn and Soybeans Begun?

Our economist, Matt Erickson, looks at economic factors shaping both the broader and agricultural economies and lessons from past downturns that producers can apply to their decision-making.

Feb 23, 2024 | The Business of Agriculture

Cycles in Agriculture

Watch as we review the production ag business cycle, conditions in 2024 and the implications for your operation.

LEARNING CENTER

Crop Insurance

Simplify Acreage Reporting with Precision Technology

Report your crop insurance acreage from your planter seat using your precision data.

Crop Insurance

Hail and Wind Insurance Protects the Revenue Stream

Learn more about hail and wind coverage as part of your risk management plan.

Crop Insurance

Set up a Winning Season for 2025

Understand your production costs and establish a floor price while keeping potential gains open to manage risk effectively.

Crop Insurance

Creating Opportunity with Livestock Risk Protection

Learn how one cattle operator uses Livestock Risk Protection to protect his ranch.

The Business of Agriculture

Podcast: Side by Side Digital

Listen to our podcast on topics geared toward young and beginning producers.

Rural Communities

Podcast: Living Rural

Listen to our podcast on home financing and mortgages for rural living.

WEBINARS

Live and Previously Recorded Webinars


Our educational webinars equip producers with the knowledge they need to make the right decisions for their operations.

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GrowingOn®

Making The Most Of The Year Ahead.

Insights – Tools – Strategies

GrowingOn® is an educational meeting featuring forecasts, information and insights to help producers plan and reduce risk for the upcoming crop year.

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PODCASTS

We have three different podcast shows. Side by Side Digital tackles topics geared toward young and beginning producers. Living Rural takes listeners through the home buying and building process with guests lending their expertise in areas such as home construction, the current real estate market and more. Members of our crop insurance team discuss how crop insurance and marketing goals can work together to provide the best financial return.

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SPONSORSHIPS

We are sponsoring the registration fee for customers to attend approved educational programs or events that address problem solving, record keeping, decision-making and/or business planning. Programs that assist customers with business continuity, such as succession, family transition, retirement and estate planning, also may qualify for sponsorship.

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Why calculate your cost of production?

Knowing your cost of production is a powerful management tool. See how cost of production can help bring confidence and clarity to your management decisions.

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Frontier Farm Credit serves farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses and rural residents in eastern Kansas. For inquiries outside this geography, use the Farm Credit Association Locator  to contact your local office.