Education

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

The Business of Agriculture

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

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COMMON GROUND BLOG

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.

Jul 28, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Recalibrating your 2020 Budget

The recording from the Budget 2020 Update webinar is available.

Jun 26, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Finding the Sweet Spot on Debt Use

The recording from the Finding the Sweet Spot on Debt Use webinar is available.

May 27, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Custom Farming: Insourcing vs. Outsourcing

The recording from the Custom Farming webinar is available.

May 8, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Spring 2020 Outlook

The recording from the Spring 2020 Outlook webinar is available.

Apr 8, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Three Tools for Better Decision-Making

“Being price takers, not price makers, being weather takers, not weather makers, we need to focus on those things that we can control.” Christa Wilson, RVP for our related services.

LEARNING CENTER

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.

The Business of Agriculture

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)

Video contains information you will need to provide when you apply via your local FSA office for the USDA CFAP.

The Business of Agriculture

Agriculture's $19 Billion Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

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

Crop Insurance

Precision Farming Data for Crop Insurance

Report your crop insurance acreage from your planter seat using your precision data.

Crop Insurance

Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program-Plus

Producers who experienced natural disasters in 2018 or 2019 may qualify for disaster aid under the WHIP+ program.

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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