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Business Plans: A Lender's Perspective

In the Knowledge Center, we know how important business plans are to a farming operation or agribusiness. Because of its importance, we offer multiple courses on the process of business planning...
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Agriculture Operations

Are you equipped? Prepare your farm vehicles for the highway

If you are like me when you drive down the road alone you have a lot of thinking time, often making observations you might not make when you have someone to chat with. I laugh how our observations are...
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Farm Planning

Tips on Managing Inflation

COVID, supply chain disruptions, murder hornets, Ukraine, monkeypox, and higher inflation rates - isn’t it interesting to manage your finances in 2022?! When you read the news, you’ll see a lot of...
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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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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 Offering Dual Start

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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