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Cybersecurity Awareness: Top Ten Tips to Keep You and Your Operation Safe

We take the security of your personal information seriously. You also can take steps to protect yourself.

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Protecting Your Mobile Security

Up to 91% percent of cybercrime starts with an e-mail. You are most vulnerable when using smartphones, tablets and laptops.

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Password Practices Have Power to Protect

When you don’t have a system in place to manage your important accounts, you leave yourself and your business exposed to outside threats.

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Rural Locations Provide No Defense Against Phone, Internet Hackers

#BeCyberSmart during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and beyond with tips and resources on cybersecurity.

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Five Tips for Calculating Your Breakeven Point

Routine financial management is essential to the long-term sustainability of every farm, but making marketing decisions unique to your operation isn’t always so simple.

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Pencil out Equipment Costs

Before making an equipment decision, ask if it will improve your productivity and/or profitability.

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How to Better Market What You Produce

With so much volatility in commodity prices, there is no better time than now to use proven marketing strategies.

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Create a Network of Key Advisors and Partners

Experienced farmers know the value of good advisors and partners can be measured in a producer’s bottom line.

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Adding Value to Your Operation and Your Skills

Many young farmers and ranchers have more time and energy than money when starting their operations.

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Forward Thinking, ‘No Surprises’ Are Keys to Lender Relationships

Maintaining good communication with lenders has become increasingly important as operating margins have tightened.

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Stand on Strong Financials

Farm operations are becoming more business-oriented. Today’s successful farmers are as good at financial management as they are at farming or ranching.

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How Managerial Accounting Can Help You Manage Your Farm or Ranch

Accrual-based managerial accounting offers a solution for those who want a deeper understanding of their operation and the financial insights.

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