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Business Tips and Tools

Business Basics for Beginning Farmers

Chris Laughton

One of the great things about owning or starting your own business is that you determine your business goals and how you want to achieve them. So, what are the business basics that help you remain profitable so you stay on track toward achieving your business goals?

June 18, 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
Keeping your Information Secure: Farm Credit Connect

Start your New Year secure! One way Farm Credit East is helping our customers do that is through Farm Credit Connect, our modernized customer portal. Farm Credit Connect is Farm Credit East’s digital portal and enhances the ways you can do business with us. It provides 24/7 access to your information using the most modern security standards to ensure your information remains secure.

January 02, 2023

Business Tips and Tools
A Look Back And A Look Ahead

Originally published in Hoard's Dairyman, this article by Roger Murray, Farm Credit East Chief Marketplace Officer, highlights five considerations to make in your business planning as you prepare for 2023. 

December 12, 2022

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Business Tips and Tools
Loan Application Essentials: What you need to apply

Are you in need of financing for your farm, fishing or forestry business but not sure how to get started? Don’t let the process be a barrier to getting the funding you need! Keep reading for a list of essential information you’ll need to submit an application.

December 05, 2022

Business Tips and Tools
The Levels of Dairy Risk Management

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 27, 2022

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