Why does it pay to have Dairy Revenue Protection (DRP)? DRP sets a quarterly price floor based on Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) futures prices to protect dairy producers against unexpected declines in milk revenue. It’s important to protect your operation — and DRP is one of the resources you can have in your toolbox to do so.
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The Tax Code and Residual Soil Fertility
Recently, an old tax concept began to resurface. Farmers are asking whether they can write off residual fertilizer in the purchase of farmland. Most farmers realize, the purchase of farmland is nondeductible and thus finding deductions during the purchase of farmland can be beneficial to help cash flow the purchase.
May 1, 2023
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Stewards of the Land: A Massachusetts’ farm’s road to net zero
Today begins a four-part series highlighting Northeast agricultural producers who have implemented various practices to benefit the environment. We’ll kick off the series at Russell Orchards Farm Store and Winery, a 120-acre fruit and vegetable farm in Ipswich, Massachusetts.
August 10, 2021
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
Northeast Producers are Implementing Environmentally-Friendly Practices
As we celebrate Earth Day, we at Farm Credit East wanted to highlight Northeast producers who have implemented environmentally friendly practices in their operations. We believe few are more committed to the health of our land, air and water than those who work farms, forests and waterways every day — and we want to share their stories!
April 22, 2021
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