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Find trends, outlooks and more on financing rural America from Frontier Farm Credit.

Jun 25, 2021 | The Business of Agriculture

Learn more about what ROI means, how it is calculated and how to integrate it into the decision-making process.

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Dec 18, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Preparing for 2021

Learn more about the key consideration to consider for 2021.

Nov 20, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Equipment: Lease Versus Own

Key factors to keep in mind when considering lease versus purchasing decisions.

Oct 26, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Marketing Plans and Decision Traps

Learn how a marketing plan is the best tool for overcoming traps and shortcomings in decision making.

Sep 25, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Reviewing Government Programs in 2020

The recording from the Reviewing Government Programs in 2020 webinar is available.

Aug 21, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Evaluating Alternative Farmland Rental Agreements

The recording from the Evaluating Alternative Farmland Rental Agreements webinar is available.

Jul 28, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Recalibrating your 2020 Budget

The recording from the Budget 2020 Update webinar is available.

Jun 26, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Finding the Sweet Spot on Debt Use

Learn more about the key ratios to watch and a practical aspect of debt use.

May 27, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Custom Farming: Insourcing vs. Outsourcing

The recording from the Custom Farming webinar is available.

May 8, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Spring 2020 Outlook

The recording from the Spring 2020 Outlook webinar is available.

Apr 9, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Three Tools for Better Decision-Making

“Being price takers, not price makers, being weather takers, not weather makers, we need to focus on those things that we can control.” Christa Wilson, RVP for our related services.

Mar 27, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Steps for Managing COVID-19 Uncertainty

A guide to managing market volatility, potential supply chain disrupters and more in this era of COVID-19.

Mar 12, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Four Planning Habits for Better Financial Management of Your Farm or Ranch

Dr. David Kohl draws on his own financial practice in the dairy and creamery business to help producers better understand their operation’s financial position.

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