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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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Committed to Agriculture and Rural Communities

As part of Farm Credit East’s stewardship strategy, it has established a number of programs over the years to contribute to industry support organizations and the communities where our customers and staff live. In 2021, we celebrate milestones for a few of these stewardship programs.

December 22, 2021

Tax Talks
Ready for Tax Season? Here's What You Should Know

Chris Torres at American Agriculturist recently spoke with Farm Credit East Senior Tax Consultant, Dario Arezzo, about the 2022 tax season. Read their discussion for insights into your 2022 tax planning strategy.

December 15, 2021

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Showing Appreciation for Customer Owners

As a cooperative, our customers are at the core of everything we do. To celebrate our loyal customer-owners, Farm Credit East held a virtual Customer Appreciation Meeting as well as several in-person events across the Northeast over the summer and fall.

December 07, 2021

Tax Talks
Massachusetts Budget Provides Credits for Cranberry Producers

Massachusetts cranberry producers may have the ability to claim a new tax credit in the coming year. In today's Tax Talks, Dario Arezzo outlines the new provision and which producers qualify.

November 30, 2021

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