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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

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Tax Talks
Schedule F and Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness

While Paycheck Protection Program information may be winding down, the reporting surrounding the loans is still important when preparing an accurate 2021 tax return. Senior Tax Consultant, Dario Arezzo explains the importance of correct PPP reporting when filing.

January 26, 2022

Business Tips and Tools
Setting Up Your Spring Crop Insurance Policy: Personalizing Your Unit Structure

Whether you're renewing your crop insurance policy, or signing up for the first time, choosing a unit structure for your policy can be tricky. Daniele Ricci, Crop Growers LLP, lays out the basic unit structures and gives an overview of how to determine the right structure for your operation.

January 19, 2022

Farm Credit
Three River Farmers Alliance: Connecting farmers with expanded markets

Today’s blog kicks off a series that will focus on Farm Credit East’s ESG efforts by highlighting organizations we have supported and the positive impact they have had in developing agriculture’s next generation, increasing access to fresh, healthy food options, and revitalizing rural communities. In this first installment, meet Three River Farmers Alliance based in New Hampshire's Seacoast Region.

January 13, 2022

Farm Credit
Your Partner into the Future

As of January 1, 2022, Farm Credit East and Yankee Farm Credit have officially merged with overwhelming stockholder approval. CEO Mike Reynolds outlines his optimism and plans for the future of the Northeast cooperative in today's blog. 

January 04, 2022

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