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The Levels of Dairy Risk Management

Daniele Ricci

Dairy Risk Management can be an intimidating and complex process for many dairy operations; however, it is an important tool for protecting risk in dairy markets. Crop Growers agents Daniele Ricci and Megan Clancy explain the different levels available for your operation.

November 28, 2022

Latest Tax Talk

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Tax Talks
Employee Retention Credit and Supply Chain Disruptions

The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) is a refundable tax credit that taxpayers could obtain by meeting a quantitative test for either a decline in revenues, or because their business was shut down wholly or partially due to a governmental order. This shutdown test includes “supply chain disruptions.” Today’s Tax Talk considers how the IRS views a supply chain disruption.

October 26, 2022

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Tag: livestock 
Lessons from the Pandemic: Animal Protein Sector's Resilience
From long lines to empty supermarket shelves, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the spring of 2020 caused disruptions in our food system like we have never experienced in our lifetime. In this first installment of our Lessons from the Pandemic series, we take a look at the animal protein sector.

May 18, 2021

Ag Economy
2021 Livestock Industry Snapshot

The livestock industry had some difficulties in 2020, mainly due to production pivoting from food service markets to retail, as well as complications with meat packing plant shutdowns throughout the year.

March 23, 2021

Ag Economy
What’s inside the USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

On April 17, the USDA unveiled details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program for agriculture, which includes $16 billion in direct support to agricultural producers and $3 billion to purchase and distribute agriculture products to Americans in need. Read a summary of these two main components.

May 15, 2020

Ag Economy
USDA Announces Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

On April 17, the USDA announced $19 billion in relief programs as a step toward a remedy for supply chains and prices during the COVID-19 crisis. Find a breakdown of support and allocations in today’s blog.

April 23, 2020

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