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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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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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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.

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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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The Farm Economy and Managing Uncertainty

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

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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.

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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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Vision 2020: The Road Ahead

Steve Johnson highlights the typical five to seven year ag cycles that occurred in U.S. production agriculture since the 1920s.

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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.

The Business of Agriculture

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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Expanding Your Farm - Renting vs. Buying

Understanding your CRE provide some of the important information you need before making a final decision.

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How Much Land Can I Afford?

The key is knowing what you can realistically afford based on your business.

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