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

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.

Mar 27, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

Steps for Managing COVID-19 Uncertainty

A guide to managing market volatility, potential supply chain disrupters and more in this era of COVID-19.

Feb 24, 2020 | The Business of Agriculture

A Framework for Better Decisions

Three simple tools to help producers think through decisions big and small

LEARNING CENTER

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.

The Business of Agriculture

Farmland Loans: How to Get the Best Rate

If you want the best interest rate for your real estate purchase, pay attention to your “Sweet 16” ratios. Don’t know them? We’ve got you covered.

The Business of Agriculture

The Farm Economy and Managing Uncertainty

Brent focuses on the key uncertainties facing crop production in 2020 and strategies for managing uncertainties.

The Business of Agriculture

The Farm Economy Outlook: Preparing Your Farm for 2020

David Widmar focuses on the key trends impacting production agriculture over the next five years and how producers can position their operations.

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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