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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: nursery 
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Tax Talks
Possible Changes to New York’s Forest Tax Law Assessment

In today's Tax Talk, Farm Credit East's Dario Arezzo examines the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) proposal to amend regulations relating to the Forest Tax Law program. This program provides landowners a reduction in real property taxes on their enrolled forest lands if certain conditions are met.

July 26, 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

Ag Economy
2021 Greenhouse & Nursery Snapshot

2020 was an exceptional year for the green industry overall. Check out this blog for a quick snapshot of the greenhouse and nursery industries.

March 02, 2021

Business Tips and Tools
Resilient Ag Retail Businesses Adapt to Restrictions

Ag businesses’s commitment to providing local communities with access to fresh food during the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t faltered. Learn how some ag retail business are adapting to the current environment to service their customers and communities.

June 02, 2020

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