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May 14, 2024 | The Business of Agriculture

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.

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Jul 26, 2019 | The Business of Agriculture

MFP Payments Will Bolster Income in a Challenging Year

“It is risky to make any plans based on government programs.” – Brent Gloy, aei economist.

Jul 3, 2019 | The Business of Agriculture

Make Adjustments Now to Optimize 2019 Profitability

Economists Brent Gloy and David Widmar outline the steps producers should take to identify the right adjustments for 2019.

Jun 12, 2019 | Crop Insurance

Veteran Farmer and Rancher Crop Insurance Benefits Now Available

Here is what you need to know if you are a military veteran and farmer or rancher.

Jun 12, 2019 | Crop Insurance

Producers: Control What You Can Control

For those adversely impacted by weather, that means making the right financial decision for your operation during this late planting period. For all producers, it means keeping marketing top of mind to maximize profitability.

May 9, 2019 | Crop Insurance

More wet ahead

We have answers to your questions about planting delays and crop insurance.

Mar 15, 2019 | The Business of Agriculture

Agriculture is like no other business, which is why Frontier Farm Credit is like no other lender.

A message from Mark Jensen, our president and CEO, on our 2018 financial results and our mission to serve agriculture through every cycle.

Mar 14, 2019 | The Business of Agriculture

Seasonal Price Strength: Are you Ready?

Check out our interactive recording of his presentation to improve your crop marketing.

Mar 6, 2019 | The Business of Agriculture

Farm Finances: How do you compare?

Check out our interactive recording of the presentation to prepare your operation for the coming year.

Jan 15, 2019 | Crop Insurance

Multi-county Enterprise Unit

Contact your local Frontier Farm Credit insurance agent to learn if the new MCEU would be advantageous to your operation.

Jan 10, 2019 | Crop Insurance

Grain in the bin is not a plan

Three factors to consider in marketing that grain that is sitting in a bin.

Jan 9, 2019 | The Business of Agriculture

Farmland Values Soften Modestly

While benchmark farmland values in eastern Kansas improved throughout 2018, the gain was modest in the last six months of the year.

Dec 19, 2018 | The Business of Agriculture

Important Tax Changes to Factor into 2018 Filings

Don’t overlook important changes to depreciation, business losses, ownership structure and more.

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