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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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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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Business Tips and Tools
Setting Up Your Spring Crop Insurance Policy: Revenue Protection Vs. Yield Protection
As the March 15 deadline to finalize risk management plans for the year approaches, producers are faced with an important decision: revenue vs. yield protection. Daniele Ricci, Crop Growers LLP, gives an overview of the policies, and how to determine the right protection for your operation.

February 22, 2022

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Improving Access to Fresh Food and Expanding Diversity in Agriculture

Today’s blog continues our series focusing on Farm Credit East’s ESG efforts. Buffalo Go Green is a Buffalo, N.Y., based organization that aims to both expand access to fresh, healthy food, while also growing diversity within the agriculture industry.

February 15, 2022

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10 Steps to Owning a Rural Property

Buying a rural home or property can seem like a daunting task, especially for a first-time home buyer. In today's blog, Country Living Mortgage Specialist, Kali Kraeger, outlines what you can expect to happen during the loan application cycle from start to finish.

February 08, 2022

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CASE: Developing the next generation of agriculture

Today’s blog continues our series focusing on Farm Credit East’s ESG efforts. The Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE) is a project of the National Council for Agricultural Educators, managed by the National Association of Agricultural Educators, which integrates science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts with hands-on, inquiry-based learning at the high school level. 

February 01, 2022

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