Education

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

Apr 19, 2021 | The Business of Agriculture

Side by Side Digital: The Art of the Side Hustle

Our latest educational offering aimed at young and beginning producers looks at key steps for ensuring a side hustle is a good investment of your time and resources.

Mar 18, 2021 | Country Living Homes

More People Seeking a Piece of the Country

Sportsmen, always on the hunt for land, want a quick and safe getaway during the COVID-19 pandemic. Kitchen counter commuters want a home that can accommodate work, school and home life.

Feb 26, 2021 | The Business of Agriculture

Barriers to Budgeting: Allocating Fixed Expenses

Learn more about accounting for hard-to-allocate expenses.

Feb 18, 2021 | The Business of Agriculture

South American Crop Prospects

We share Planalytics insights into corn and soybean conditions in Brazil and Argentina.

Feb 15, 2021 | The Business of Agriculture

Initial Spring 2021 Planting Outlook

A region-by-region forecast of the 2021 planting and growing season.

Jan 29, 2021 | The Business of Agriculture

2020 Market Forces Lift Farmland Values

Learn more about the economic factors driving land values.

LEARNING CENTER

The Business of Agriculture

Making Sense of the Ag Economy and Preparing for Success in 2021

Brent Gloy helped make sense of this uncertainty and provided insights to help drive better business decisions and strategies.

The Business of Agriculture

Where Do We Go From Here? The Farm Economy in 2021

David Widmar discussed the uncertainties heading into 2021, reviewed lessons learned and shared strategies for success in 2021.

The Business of Agriculture

Improving Your Crop Price Risk Management Skills

Steve Johnson highlighted 10 steps to effectively manage crop price risk in your operation.

The Business of Agriculture

U.S. Meat, Poultry and COVID-19: Now What?

Steve Meyer offered insights and opinions on what the future holds.

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.

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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