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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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May 2, 2018 |

Slow start to 2018 season; prevent-plant and replant odds increasing

This timely reminder takes you through the steps you must follow in order to claim crop insurance.

Apr 25, 2018 |

Will We See a Repeat of 2014’s Growing Season?

But the lesson from 2014 is that a slow spring does not necessarily mean reduced production.

Apr 10, 2018 |

Higher Yields Can Offset Lower Prices in ARC Calculations

See how the payments in your county will compare with the initial payments in 2014, using KSU’s interactive map.

Apr 6, 2018 |

6 Questions to Ask Your Tax Professional

Use our helpful guide when meeting with your own tax advisor to ensure your operation is structured and operating in the best possible way.

Apr 4, 2018 |

Dreaming of a Country Home? What You Need to Know Before Buying or Building.

Use our checklist to avoid potential rural property pitfalls.

Mar 28, 2018 |

Strive to Improve Crop Risk Management

We’ve got an overview of strategies and tips for improving your bottom line from our GrowingOn® meetings.

Feb 1, 2018 |

Ready-built Homes Provide a Quality Alternative to Traditional Home Construction

Driving this trend are people who see pre-built homes, whether delivered whole or in modules, as a good investment that saves time and, in some cases, money.

Jan 29, 2018 |

Farmland Values Stabilize in 2017 in Grain Belt States

Farmland values in the grain belt states served by Frontier Farm Credit and Farm Credit Services of America stabilized in 2017, a reflection of continued market demand for quality land.

Jan 5, 2018 |

Will Storing Soybeans Pay?

Steve Johnson, host of our annual GrowingOn® meetings, offers insights into merchandising unpriced corn and soybeans.

Dec 19, 2017 |

What’s Your Storage Strategy?

Three factors to consider as you review your marketing strategy for your 2017 grain.

Dec 12, 2017 |

Knowing Your Cost Of Production Can Lead To Sound Management Decisions

We introduce you to “Joe Farmer” to illustrate the power of knowing your production cost.

Nov 14, 2017 |

Crop Update: Harvest chugs slowly along

Meanwhile, Nebraska and South Dakota farmers have finished planting winter wheat.

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