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Animal Agriculture

Livestock Risk Protection for Cattle

What is Livestock Risk Protection (LRP) and why do I need it? With the never-ending fluctuation and unpredictability of the market, Livestock Risk Protection (LRP) is something all cattle producers...
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Agriculture Operations

Asparagus: Perfect Crop for Small-Scale Farming

Spring can be associated with many things; flowers, longer days and warmer weather. Spring is also the time of year highly associated with the well-sought after vegetable, asparagus. Asparagus is a...
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Legislative Advocacy and Update 2022

Farm Credit is known for building relationships with its customers, but it goes further than that. The Farm Credit System was established by Congress more than 105 years ago, and the directors and...
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Farm Planning

Ag Biz Planner Now Accepting Applications

Now with Dual Start options! See below for more information. Running your own business can be tough, learning to document financials, make goals and even an action plan is somewhat daunting. Having...
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Agriculture Operations

Hay and Pasture: Weed ID and Management

You will want to begin now to create a plan for the management of annual, biennial, and perennial weeds. Understanding the three lifecycle types helps us spray at the weed’s most susceptible periods...
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Farm Planning

Head into Planting with Strong Risk Management

It’s no secret that the New Year will intensify challenges for producers due to inflation and rising production costs. Crop insurance may be the key to mitigating your operational risk as you head...
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Farm Planning

Understanding Farm Transition Planning

Understanding Farm Transition Planning You may have heard the term Farm Transition Planning and were wondering what it’s all about. Farm Transition Planning is a hot topic these days, with more and...
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Farm Planning

10 Tips in Agribusiness Analysis for Sustainability

For most agribusiness operators, producing and/or processing products are almost second nature, but your success will also depend on great business management skills, not just being able to produce a good product!
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Ag Consumers

National Poinsettia Day

With temperatures dropping and snow flurries in the air, December has made its arrival. For most individuals, December is a very anticipated month with December 25th being Christmas. During the...
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"Ag"-vocating

National Farm City Week

As we plan to gather with friends and family for the holidays, we celebrate the farmers and ranchers for the abundant bounty they provide us. National Farm City week also takes place during the week...
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