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

Mar 27, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

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

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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 27, 2018 | Crop Insurance

Top Line Farm Bill Features

We highlight areas of the farm bill that will interest many of our customer-owners.

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

Check for a free GrowingOn meeting near you and register today.

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.

Nov 14, 2018 | Crop Insurance

Quality Issues Raise Crop Insurance Questions

Your Frontier Farm Credit insurance team explains some of the common scenarios and is ready to guide you through the claims process when quality is an issue.

Nov 12, 2018 | The Business of Agriculture

Advocating for Farmer Veterans

When veterans return home, many are looking for a new purpose. As Frontier Farm Credit’s Tammy Darbyshire knows, they can find that in agriculture.

Oct 30, 2018 | Country Living Homes

What Rural Home Buyers Need to Know about Zoning, Access and More

That’s why it’s important to understand the extent of any zoning laws, easements or access agreements before closing on your country dream home.

Oct 16, 2018 | Crop Insurance

Poor Weather Stalls Harvest

Better weather in the week ahead will help, at least on fields that aren’t too wet for machinery.

Oct 11, 2018 | The Business of Agriculture

Make a Wet Harvest Productive with Updates to Your Financials

With grain harvest temporarily on hold due to rain in many parts of our territory, now is a great time to focus on the financial side of your operation.

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Frontier Farm Credit serves farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses and rural residents in eastern Kansas. For inquiries outside this geography, use the Farm Credit Association Locator  to contact your local office.