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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

Today's Harvest Blog

Tag: outlook 
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Business Tips and Tools
Finding Opportunities In Your Ag Retail Businesses Amidst Inflation

Farm Credit East business consultants give their top tips for managing your ag retail businesses in this inflationary environment in today's blog, Finding Opportunities in your Ag Retail Businesses amidst Inflation.

August 03, 2022

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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

Ag Economy
2022 Northeast Vegetable Crops Outlook
In today's blog, Bradley Rickard, Cornell University gives a review on the northeast vegetable crops industry in 2021, as well as an outlook for 2022. This paper, along with more highlighting other industry outlooks in the Northeast, can be found in Northeast Agriculture: 2022 Insights & Perspectives.

May 18, 2022

Ag Economy
2022 Northeast Forest Products Review and Outlook
In today's blog, Eric Kingsley, Innovative Natural Resource Solutions LLC, gives a review on the northeast forest products industry in 2021, as well as an outlook for 2022. This paper, along with more highlighting other industry outlooks in the Northeast, can be found in Northeast Agriculture: 2022 Insights & Perspectives.

May 10, 2022

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