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Feb 21, 2024 | The Business of Agriculture

Discover which economic and crop insurance changes need to be factored into 2024 risk management plans ahead of March 15.

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Sep 16, 2017 | The Business of Agriculture

Tips for Protecting Your Identity

We offer some general guidelines to protect your accounts with us.

Jun 15, 2017 | The Business of Agriculture

Farm Credit Continues Strong Support for America’s Young, Beginning, and Small Farmers and Ranchers

Farm Credit’s outstanding loans to young farmers rose 2.6% in 2016 to $27.8 billion. Outstanding loans to beginning farmers increased more than 3 percent to $42.8 billion.

Oct 13, 2016 | The Business of Agriculture

Preparing Your Game Plan for Cash Rent Negotiations

Dr. David Kohl also advises not losing sight of something more enduring than the current down cycle – successful working relationships between landlord and tenant.

Aug 3, 2016 | The Business of Agriculture

Supporting Young and Beginning Producers with Education

We are proud to be part of a Farm Credit System that is committed to growing the next generation of producers.

May 31, 2016 | The Business of Agriculture

Cattle Transition Part Two: Cow/Calf Caution

As the industry adjusts to lower cattle prices, it is more important than ever to know your cost of production and make decisions that boost efficiency.

May 24, 2016 | The Business of Agriculture

Transition Time for the Cattle Business: Part One, Feedlots

Cattlemen are experiencing both long- and short-term effects of the transition to more beef production.

Apr 20, 2016 | The Business of Agriculture

Cash-flow Budgeting: About Amount and Timing

Is your cash-flow budget missing some often overlooked line items?

Feb 17, 2016 | The Business of Agriculture

Balance Sheet Changes May Bail Out Cash Flow

Learn more about the case studies examining three actual farm operations.

Oct 9, 2015 | The Business of Agriculture

Control Family Expenses to Protect Farm Profits

For farm families whose living expenses crept up during the recent run of strong commodity prices, Dr. David Kohl’s words serve as a call to action.

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