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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

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.

Dec 18, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Preparing for 2021

Learn more about key considerations for 2021 planning.

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.

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.

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.

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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