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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.

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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.

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Improving Your Crop Price Risk Management Skills

Steve Johnson highlighted 10 steps to effectively manage crop price risk in your operation.

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U.S. Meat, Poultry and COVID-19: Now What?

Steve Meyer offered insights and opinions on what the future holds.

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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.

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Why You Need a Cashflow Budget

Discover what a cashflow budget says about your operation.

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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.

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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.

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Five Common Mistakes in Grain Marketing

Edward Usset identifies common mistakes in marketing, like reluctance towards pre-harvest marketing and holding grain in storage too long.

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You've found a farm to buy. Now what?

Our step-by-step guide explains what to expect at each stage of a farmland purchase.

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Case Study: Will my Land Purchase Cash Flow?

When you are adding owned acres to your operation, cash for a down payment can ensure your real estate purchase is sustainable. We examine how your down payment on a land purchase impacts cash flow.

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