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Business Tips and Tools

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: business management 
Financial Management
Liquidity is Essential in Turbulent Times

Originally published in Hoard's Dairyman, this article by Roger Murray, Farm Credit East Chief Marketplace Officer, touches on the importance of maintaining adequate financial liquidity in your dairy operation.

February 02, 2021

Business Tips and Tools
Five Things to Consider when Starting a New Ag Business

Understanding the opportunities and obstacles before beginning a new business is key to success. FarmStart advisor Samantha Stoddard dives into critical questions entrepreneurs should ask themselves before making the leap.

October 20, 2020

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Business Tips and Tools
Happy 'Get Smart About Credit' Day!

Today is Get Smart About Credit Day! Senior Loan Officer, Jason Hoagland, prepares you for the loan application process by going over the 5 Cs of credit: Character, Capital, Capacity, Conditions and Collateral.

October 15, 2020

Financial Management
Payroll Deferral Update: the risks and benefits of employers’ options

On August 8, President Trump issued an executive order allowing employers to defer withholding and payment of certain employee portions of Social Security taxes. Read more for a big picture overview of employer considerations.

September 10, 2020

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