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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

Today's Harvest Blog

Financial Management
Liquidity is Essential in Turbulent Times

Originally published in Hoard's Dairyman, this article by Roger Murray, Farm Credit East Chief Marketplace Officer, touches on the importance of maintaining adequate financial liquidity in your dairy operation.

February 02, 2021

Financial Management
Payroll Deferral Update: the risks and benefits of employers’ options

On August 8, President Trump issued an executive order allowing employers to defer withholding and payment of certain employee portions of Social Security taxes. Read more for a big picture overview of employer considerations.

September 10, 2020

Financial Management
Payroll laws are ever-changing — are you keeping up?

Payroll laws are ever changing, especially with recent changes from COVID-19 and the CARES Act — do you feel you’re keeping up? It’s crucial businesses stay up-to-date with payroll taxes and regulations to avoid hefty fines and penalties. Learn more about some of the ag payroll specifics that businesses should be aware of from payroll subject matter expert Lillian Crast.

September 08, 2020

Financial Management
The Juxtaposition of the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loans

The week of April 20, Congress passed another coronavirus aid package that included $310 billion to replenish the Paycheck Protection Program as well as $50 billion for the Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) and $10 billion for EIDL grants. See the differences in benefits of these two programs.

April 29, 2020

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