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

Dec 23, 2019 | The Business of Agriculture

Economists Brent Gloy and David Widmar talked with Chad Gent, our senior vice president of credit, about lessons learned from the past year.

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COMMON GROUND BLOG

Jan 21, 2020 | Crop Insurance

Indemnity Payments for 2019 - A Measure of Crop Insurance's Value

"This gives you an idea how important crop insurance can be in helping producers meet their obilgations." Tony Jesina – Frontier Farm Credit SVP for insurance

Dec 23, 2019 | The Business of Agriculture

Lessons Learned in 2019 You Can Apply to 2020

Economists Brent Gloy and David Widmar talked with Chad Gent, our senior vice president of credit, about lessons learned from the past year.

Nov 26, 2019 | The Business of Agriculture

Planning for 2020: Small Changes in Costs Expected

Producers who update and refer to their budget throughout the year are among the most confident decision makers.

Oct 31, 2019 | The Business of Agriculture

Cybersecurity Awareness: Top Ten Tips to Keep You and Your Operation Safe

We take the security of your personal information seriously. You also can take steps to protect yourself.

Oct 30, 2019 | The Business of Agriculture

Protecting Your Mobile Security

Up to 91% percent of cybercrime starts with an e-mail. You are most vulnerable when using smartphones, tablets and laptops.

Oct 28, 2019 | The Business of Agriculture

Get a Handle on Farm Machinery Investments

When you are planning to buy equipment, consider the economics and be sure you are making the purchase for the right reasons.

LEARNING CENTER

The Business of Agriculture

Five Tips for Calculating Your Breakeven Point

Routine financial management is essential to the long-term sustainability of every farm, but making marketing decisions unique to your operation isn’t always so simple.

The Business of Agriculture

Reducing Cost: The Question Is Where

The grain industry is a low-margin business that rewards low cost producers, particularly in today’s economic environment.

The Business of Agriculture

How Managerial Accounting Can Help You Manage Your Farm or Ranch

Accrual-based managerial accounting offers a solution for those who want a deeper understanding of their operation and the financial insights.

Crop Insurance

Grain Marketing Survey: Midwest Farmer Practices

To shed some light on grain marketing practices, Farm Credit Services of America and Frontier Farm Credit commissioned a survey of more than 600 Corn Belt producers. The full report reveals insights into the tools and strategies of farmers who are satisfied with their grain marketing practices.

The Business of Agriculture

Magnify Makes Tax Season Easier

Plus, Magnify allows accountants to invest more time in higher-value activities like tax planning and consultation because they will spend less time on data management tasks.

The Business of Agriculture

Common Financial Practices of Profitable Producers

The financial practices of successful operations in this environment of compressed margins offer important insights to improving profitability.

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