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Business Tips and Tools

Understanding your Cost of Production

Daniele Ricci

Risk management is the name of the game. If you know your Cost of Production (COP), your risk management strategy can set you up to preserve three things: liquidity, equity for future investments and equity for retirement. 

February 7, 2023

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Latest Tax Talk

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Tax Talks
USDA Emergency Relief Programs for Producers

Emergency Relief Program (ERP) phase one closed on December 16, 2022. Phase two opened on January 23rd and runs through June 2, 2023. The funds appropriated by Congress will be distributed through the Emergency Livestock Relief Program (ELRP) and the ERP. Regarding ELRP, the Farm Service Agency will release more information once they have finished its analysis on the 2021 drought and wildfire impacts on livestock producers.

January 31, 2023

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Innovation and Emerging Markets
Recap: Indoor AgTech Innovation Summit 2022

In today's blog, Farm Credit East's Chris Laughton, shares a recap of the 2022 Indoor AgTech Innovation Summit. The two day event, held in New York City, focused on innovation in Controlled Environment Agriculture, or CEA for short. 

July 15, 2022

Innovation and Emerging Markets
Stewards of the Land: Plants for pollinators and effective soil management

In our final installment of Stewards of the Land, we travel to Bordentown, N.J., to Sunset Farmstead — a sustainable nursery operation focused on growing native plants for pollinators and effective soil management.

September 07, 2021

Innovation and Emerging Markets
Stewards of the Land: Sustainable forest management

In this week’s Stewards of the Land series, we head to Lincoln, Maine, to meet Treeline, Inc., one of the first companies to earn the Northeast Master Loggers Certification.

August 31, 2021

Innovation and Emerging Markets
Stewards of the Land: A Western New York dairy converts waste into renewable energy

Today our Stewards of the Land series takes us to a Western New York dairy farm. Noblehurst Farms is a 1,850-cow dairy with 3,000 crop acres, and their most recent iteration in a long history of environmental stewardship was the installation of an anaerobic digester.

August 17, 2021

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