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

Jun 25, 2021 | The Business of Agriculture

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Jul 29, 2019 | The Business of Agriculture

Farmland Values Relatively Stable, Despite Downward Pressure

Our latest benchmark farmland study tracks changes in cropland and pasture land in eastern Kansas.

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 25, 2019 | The Business of Agriculture

MFP Payments Will Help This Year

MFP payments will range from $15/ to $150/acre, with the highest payments expected in the Delta and cotton areas of other states.

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.

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 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 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 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.

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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.