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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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Business Tips and Tools
Keeping your Information Secure: Farm Credit Connect

Start your New Year secure! One way Farm Credit East is helping our customers do that is through Farm Credit Connect, our modernized customer portal. Farm Credit Connect is Farm Credit East’s digital portal and enhances the ways you can do business with us. It provides 24/7 access to your information using the most modern security standards to ensure your information remains secure.

January 03, 2023

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Tax Talks
2022 Year-End Tax Headlines

As for tax updates, year-end 2022 is as good as any of the last few years. Some years we’re left dealing with changes that occur in January that are retroactive. This year, there are some last-minute things that are mostly good news. Here are the highlights.

December 27, 2022

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Farm Credit East’s Career Development Program

Farm Credit East has many diverse career opportunities, and there are plenty of pathways to take in starting a career with the company. Jean Gallagher recently sat down with two former interns-turned-Career Development Program (CDP) trainees who have since moved into full-time positions in the Enfield, Conn., office, to learn more about their experience.

 

December 20, 2022

Business Tips and Tools
A Look Back And A Look Ahead

Originally published in Hoard's Dairyman, this article by Roger Murray, Farm Credit East Chief Marketplace Officer, highlights five considerations to make in your business planning as you prepare for 2023. 

December 13, 2022

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