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Find the latest blog posts, financial education and videos from Farm Credit Services of America.

The Business of Agriculture

Cash-flow projection is an important financial tool used to estimate the amount.

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COMMON GROUND BLOG

Nov 25, 2020 | Crop Insurance

Winter Wheat Off to a Rocky Start

Winter wheat faces tough growing conditions. Producers might be hesitant to market their crop, even during good rallies. That’s where Revenue Protection comes in.

Nov 20, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Equipment: Lease Versus Own

Key factors to keep in mind when considering lease versus purchasing decisions.

Oct 26, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Marketing Plans and Decision Traps

Learn how a marketing plan is the best tool for overcoming traps and shortcomings in decision making.

Sep 25, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Reviewing Government Payments in 2020

The recording from the Reviewing Government Programs in 2020 webinar is available.

Aug 21, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Evaluating Alternative Farmland Rental Agreements

The recording from the Evaluating Alternative Farmland Rental Agreements webinar is available.

Jul 30, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Four Planning Habits for Better Financial Management of Your Farm or Ranch

Dr. David Kohl draws on his own financial practice in the dairy and creamery business to help producers better understand their operation’s financial position.

LEARNING CENTER

Crop Insurance

Supplemental Coverage Option

Crop insurance option provides additional coverage for a portion of an underlying crop insurance policy deductible

Crop Insurance

Farm Program Decision: ARC vs. PLC

Price Loss Coverage (PLC) vs. Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC)-County vs. ARC-Individual – is an annual decision now.

Crop Insurance

Enhanced Coverage Option for Crop Insurance

Enhanced Coverage Option is area-based coverage that can be added on top of individual crop insurance coverage.

The Business of Agriculture

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) - Additional Assistance

CFAP is a USDA program to assist farmers, ranchers, and consumers in response to the COVID-19 national emergency.

The Business of Agriculture

Why You Need a Cashflow Budget

Discover what a cashflow budget says about your operation.

The Business of Agriculture

CFAP: Does Your Inventory Count?

Non-specialty crops receive payments on the lesser of the inventory on hand as of January 15 or half of a farmer’s 2019 production.

Live and Previously Recorded Webinars

Our educational webinars equip producers with the knowledge they need to make the right decisions for their operations.

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Making The Most Of The Year Ahead.

Insights – Tools – Strategies

GrowingOn® is an educational meeting featuring forecasts, information and insights to help producers plan and reduce risk for the upcoming crop year.

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