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Sep 13, 2021 | Crop Insurance

Margin Protection reduces risk better than any other subsidized product on the market, especially for those whose yields are consistent with or higher than the county in which they farm.

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Sep 13, 2021 | Crop Insurance

Margin Protection: Risk Management for Price and Cost Changes

Margin Protection reduces risk better than any other subsidized product on the market, especially for those whose yields are consistent with or higher than the county in which they farm.

Jun 25, 2021 | The Business of Agriculture

Return on Investment

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

May 21, 2021 | The Business of Agriculture

The Economics of Family Living

Our latest webinar covered easy-to-overlook expenses, tips for measuring and tracking family living and benchmarks to consider.

Apr 19, 2021 | The Business of Agriculture

Side by Side Digital: The Art of the Side Hustle

Our latest educational offering aimed at young and beginning producers looks at key steps for ensuring a side hustle is a good investment of your time and resources.

Feb 23, 2021 | The Business of Agriculture

South American Crop Prospects

We share Planalytics insights into corn and soybean conditions in Brazil and Argentina.

Feb 15, 2021 | The Business of Agriculture

Initial Spring 2021 Planting Outlook

A region-by-region forecast of the 2021 planting and growing season.

Nov 25, 2020 | Crop Insurance

Winter Wheat Off to a Rocky Start

Winter wheat faces tough growing conditions. Producers might be hesitant to market their crop, even during good rallies. That’s where Revenue Protection comes in.

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.

Feb 24, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

A Framework for Better Decisions

Review three simple tools to help producers think through decisions big and small.

Jan 21, 2020 | Crop Insurance

Indemnity Payments for 2019 - A Measure of Crop Insurance's Value

"This gives you an idea how important crop insurance can be in helping producers meet their obilgations." Tony Jesina – Frontier Farm Credit SVP for insurance

Dec 23, 2019 | The Business of Agriculture

Lessons Learned in 2019 You Can Apply to 2020

Economists Brent Gloy and David Widmar talked with Chad Gent, our senior vice president of credit, about lessons learned from the past year.

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