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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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May 14, 2019 | Crop Insurance

Planting 2019: A daunting task

About a third of the crop land has surplus topsoil moisture. Subsoil moisture is similarly adequate.

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.

Nov 30, 2018 | The Business of Agriculture

Cow-calf Producers Seeking Better Margins

As producers seek to maintain black ink, paying close attention to feed and pasture costs is critical, David Widmar notes.

Nov 29, 2018 | Country Living Homes

Rural Property Appraisals

Five rural property features to consider when buying or building in the country.

Nov 26, 2018 | The Business of Agriculture

Six Management Tips to Make 2019 a Success

This and more at a free GrowingOn meeting near you.

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