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Crop Insurance

Boosting Dairy Farm Resilience with Dairy Revenue Protection

Megan Clancy

Dairy Revenue Protection (DRP) is a valuable tool to help dairy farmers mitigate the risks of the dairy industry, including market fluctuations, weather conditions, and production variables. By offering robust, flexible and affordable program options, DRP helps to stabilize incomes and support the sustainability of dairy operations.

June 11, 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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Business Tips and Tools
Flying Blind Isn't an Option

Originally published in Hoard's Dairyman, this article by Roger Murray, Farm Credit East Chief Marketplace Officer, touches on managing financial risk with good financial information, getting feedback and input from advisers and making strategic business decisions.

September 21, 2021

Business Tips and Tools
Security Tips for Desktop and Mobile Devices

Many of us have desktop computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones or smartwatches. All of these devices pose security risks, so it’s important to understand the similarities and the differences to reduce your risk of personal information reaching the wrong hands. Deanna Pellegrino, Farm Credit East Information Security Specialist, gives readers a few things to consider to ensure your information remains secure on all devices.

August 03, 2021

Business Tips and Tools
Dairy Risk Management Options for Northeast Producers

In today's blog, Jeremy Forrett, Crop Growers, provides an in-depth look at risk management options for Northeast dairy producers, including the Dairy Margin Coverage program, Dairy Revenue Protection, Livestock Gross Margin-Dairy and crop insurance.

July 20, 2021

Business Tips and Tools
A Reset in Communication

Effective business communication is dependent on how employees and management interact with each other to reach operational goals. But what if there’s a disruption to that communication or a formal plan was never discussed? Jon Jaffe, Farm Credit East business consultant, guides readers through the steps of a communication reset.

July 13, 2021

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