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Business Tips and Tools

Business Basics for Beginning Farmers

Chris Laughton

One of the great things about owning or starting your own business is that you determine your business goals and how you want to achieve them. So, what are the business basics that help you remain profitable so you stay on track toward achieving your business goals?

June 18, 2024

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Latest Tax Talk

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Tax Talks
Handling State Tax Refunds from Business Tax Credits

With many taxpayers having filed their 2023 taxes, refunds are appearing in their bank accounts. There may be a question of what to do with these funds. Particularly for those in states that had an expansion of refundable credits generated from farm businesses.

May 29, 2024

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Tag: FarmStart 
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FarmStart and Beginning Farmers
Investing in New Ag Producers from all Walks of Life

FarmStart, a partnership between Farm Credit East and CoBank, supports individuals looking to launch businesses in farming, fishing and forestry in the Northeastern U.S. This mission-related investment program helps Young, Beginning and Small farmers overcome some of their challenges and barriers to entry. 

April 18, 2023

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Farm Credit
Farm Credit East Team FFA Roots

The Farm Credit team believes in the future of agriculture. In fact, many members have roots in agriculture. In honor of National FFA Week (February 18-25, 2023), we recently polled our staff about their rural upbringings and FFA involvement. While the results weren’t surprising, we still found them impressive and wanted to share!

February 20, 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

Farm Credit
Improving Access to Fresh Food and Expanding Diversity in Agriculture

Today’s blog continues our series focusing on Farm Credit East’s ESG efforts. Buffalo Go Green is a Buffalo, N.Y., based organization that aims to both expand access to fresh, healthy food, while also growing diversity within the agriculture industry.

February 15, 2022

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