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The Business of Agriculture

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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Magnify Makes Tax Season Easier

Plus, Magnify allows accountants to invest more time in higher-value activities like tax planning and consultation because they will spend less time on data management tasks.

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Using the Power of Cash Flow Projections to Manage Your Business

Cash-flow projection is an important financial tool used to estimate the amount.

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Financial Tips for Beginning Producers

Farm life, for many, slows down in November and December, giving producers the time they need to focus on good financial management.

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