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Jul 29, 2019 | The Business of Agriculture

Our latest benchmark farmland study on values in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota.

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COMMON GROUND BLOG

Jul 29, 2019 | The Business of Agriculture

Farmland Values Remain Stable, Despite Downward Pressure

Our latest benchmark farmland study on values in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota.

Jul 26, 2019 | The Business of Agriculture

MFP Payments Will Bolster Income in a Challenging Year

“It is risky to make any plans based on government programs.” – Brent Gloy, aei economist.

Jul 25, 2019 | The Business of Agriculture

MFP Payments Will Help This Year

MFP payments will range from $15/ to $150/acre, with the highest payments expected in the Delta and cotton areas of other states.

Jul 23, 2019 | Crop Insurance

Crop Progress and Condition Remain a Challenge

Grain Sorghum, on the other hand, is enjoying better ratings than recent past years.

Jul 16, 2019 | Crop Insurance

Painfully Slow Crop Progress

With planting finally ended, producers now face a waiting game, with crop progress well behind normal and weather not entirely cooperating.

Jul 9, 2019 | Crop Insurance

Still a Story of Moisture and Slow Crop Development

A summary of moisture and crop conditions across the grain belt.

LEARNING CENTER

The Business of Agriculture

Five Tips for Calculating Your Breakeven Point

Routine financial management is essential to the long-term sustainability of every farm, but making marketing decisions unique to your operation isn’t always so simple.

Crop Insurance

Multi-county Enterprise Unit Endorsement

Contact your local FCSAmerica insurance agent to learn if the new MCEU would be advantageous to your operation.

Crop Insurance

Make the Most of your Revenue Insurance

Understanding how the right crop insurance and knowing your cost of production work together is critical.

The Business of Agriculture

Pencil out Equipment Costs

Before making an equipment decision, ask if it will improve your productivity and/or profitability.

The Business of Agriculture

How to Better Market What You Produce

With so much volatility in commodity prices, there is no better time than now to use proven marketing strategies.

The Business of Agriculture

Create a Network of Key Advisors and Partners

Experienced farmers know the value of good advisors and partners can be measured in a producer’s bottom line.

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