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Two Economists and a Lender Webinar Series presents:

Getting Unstuck: Identifying and Navigating Common Decision Traps

Being a farm manager often means making a lot of decisions. From large, complex decisions to tiny, repetitive choices, the decision-making tax can add up. Making things worse, our minds can trick us or even derail the process with faulty or incomplete logic. In this episode, we identified some common decision-making traps for farm managers and offer tips for getting unstuck.

Thursday, July 21, 2022

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Aug 25 web 

Digging into Carbon Markets

The enthusiasm around carbon markets has accelerated quickly from zero to 60 in the last 24 months. In this episode, we’ll review the current situation and provide insightful ideas for how your operation should think about carbon markets.

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Thursday, August 25, 2022
Live: 12:30 - 1:00 p.m. CT

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Sep 22 web 

What’s the Deal with Cost Per Bushel?

From time to time, you’ll hear someone say “know your cost per bushel,” but is this really different than cost per acre? In this episode, we’ll review various ways for measuring your costs and how they can be used or misused.

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Thursday, September 22, 2022
Live: 12:30 - 1:00 p.m. CT

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Previously Recorded Webinars

Financing the Next Generation
Learn more about economic and financial considerations when transitioning a farm.
Spring 2022 Outlook
Learn more about decision-making strategies and risk management tools to help farmers and ranchers navigate through the uncertainty and move their operations forward – in the next six weeks, six months, and six years.
Farm Policy Update
Learn more about the basics of the programs, current conditions and key considerations.
Optimism for U.S. Agriculture Carries Cropland Values to All-Time Highs
Year-end values in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota reached all-time highs in the latest benchmark farmland study from Farm Credit Services of America.
Reviewing 2021, Preparing for 2022
Learn more about key considerations as you make plans for 2022.
Net Present Value
Learn more about NPV and how you can apply this framework.
The Overlooked Risks
Learn more about improving your risk management plan.
Inflation and Interest Rates
Learn more about the latest data and what might be ahead.
Getting Started with a CapEx Plan
Learn more about creating a multi-year, strategic capital expenditure plan.
Moving Beyond "Know Your Costs of Production"
Learn more about how to factor cash flow, accounting and economic costs into your management decisions.
Return on Investment
Learn more about what ROI means, how it is calculated and how to integrate it into the decision-making process.
The Economics of Family Living
Our latest webinar covered easy-to-overlook expenses, tips for measuring and tracking family living and benchmarks to consider.

Farm Credit Services of America launched an ongoing educational series that tackles topics tailored to young and beginning producers.


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