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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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Tax Talks
Important Tax Law Changes for Northeast Agriculture in the CARES Act

While guidance and legislation continue to come from all sides, the House of Representatives — following the Senate’s lead — passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act and the legislation has been signed by President Trump. The purpose of this post is to highlight the current legislation’s tax implications and their relevance to Northeast agriculture and customers of Farm Credit East.

March 30, 2020

Financial Management
Crop Insurance: An Important Risk Management Tool

Crop insurance played an important role in 2019 for many Northeast spring crop producers. As we look ahead in 2020, utilizing your local agent's expertise to review your business goals, business risks, marketing plan and more can help you develop a plan that meets your business needs.

March 10, 2020

Business Tips and Tools
Marketing Yourself to Potential Business Partners, Landowners and Customers

To market yourself to potential business partners, landowners and customers, you need to have a plan. Keith Dickinson discusses a communication tool to connect the values and goals of your business to potential investors.

February 18, 2020

Financial Management
The Importance of Liquidity

In the financial world, your cash position is referred to as liquidity, i.e. your ability to pay your bills. Liquidity is important to any agricultural business, yet it may have a heightened significance depending on what you produce, how long it takes you to produce it and how it’s sold or marketed.

February 11, 2020

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