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Farm Finances: How Do You Compare?

In today’s ag economy, several important measures of farm financial health are front of mind. As agricultural economist David Widmar described, “The check engine light is flashing.” As part of our commitment to bringing you financial and business management insights you can use, Farm Credit Services of America presents insights from Widmar, sharing his perspective on the farm economy, along with his top management factors.

Click to view an interactive recording of David’s presentation. This interactive learning experience includes text, illustrations and video clips. The material is customizable—you can either choose the sections that are of interest to you or view it start-to-finish.

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Included in the interactive recording:

  • How did we get here in the ag economy?
  • What has impacted the ag economy?
  • How are other ranchers and farmers doing?
  • What’s the outlook for cattle?
  • What does the global ag economy look like?
  • What management tips should come into focus for 2019?

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