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Business Tips and Tools

Crop Insurance: When and How to File a Claim

Daniele Ricci

Crop insurance is one of the most important tools you can have in your proverbial “toolbox.” There are many types of policies that can be tailored to your operation and what you’re growing. Crop insurance can provide coverage on a variety of naturally occurring peril. And when one of these perils occurs, you need to know how and when to file a claim.

September 27, 2022

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Latest Tax Talk

Tax Talks
Tax Strategies for 2022: Tax Planning for Cash Basis Reporting

In the last Tax Talks, “Tax Strategies for 2022: Understanding Your Tax Liability,” we began to understand the importance of record keeping and tax planning early in the year. In today’s blog, we’ll continue to build upon that foundation as we discuss tax planning for cash basis reporting.

 

September 7, 2022

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Tag: vegetable 
Ag Economy
2022 Northeast Vegetable Crops Outlook
In today's blog, Bradley Rickard, Cornell University gives a review on the northeast vegetable crops industry in 2021, as well as an outlook for 2022. This paper, along with more highlighting other industry outlooks in the Northeast, can be found in Northeast Agriculture: 2022 Insights & Perspectives.

May 18, 2022

vegetables
Ag Economy
2021 Vegetable Industry Snapshot

Vegetable growers in the Northeast experienced significant draught in 2020, which is continuing through 2021. Growers selling to foodservice markets had to adjust their marketing, but those selling to grocery stores or direct-to-consumer have seen good sales. Like other agricultural commodities, vegetable demand has shifted but is still strong.

May 04, 2021

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Public Policy
USDA Expands Coronavirus Food Assistance Program to Cover More Specialty Crops

The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program was designed to help compensate farmers for the market disruptions that occurred in the early stages of COVID-19. Read about the program and two notable exceptions for Northeast apple and potato growers.

July 21, 2020

Ag Economy
An Early Season Check-in for Northeast Fruit and Vegetables Markets: The impacts of COVID-19 and beyond

Farm Credit East recently hosted a webinar featuring a panel of experts to discuss the Northeast's fruit and vegetables industries, and how COVID-19 has impacted markets. This post summarizes their discussion on a multitude of topics, including supply and demand, consumer preferences, costs, marketing and labor challenges, as well as future outlook predictions.

June 30, 2020

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