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Farming Insurance

Crop and livestock farming insurance is a tool farmers can use to mitigate risk. Farmers have noted farming insurance as their most important agriculture risk management tool. A licensed agent can...
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Educator Resources

Soft Skills our Human Resources Department Uses Daily

What is the interviewer looking for? What questions are they going to ask in the interview? What should I include on my resume? These questions may go through your head during the job hiring process...
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What is a Cooperative?

October is National Cooperative Month! What is a cooperative? Cooperatives are user- and producer-owned businesses owned and controlled by their members. It's a business model working on behalf of the...
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Educator Resources

All About Pumpkins and Pumpkin Facts

With the slightest chill in the air, the 2022 fall season is upon us. Football fans are ready to cheer on their favorite teams and every coffee shop serves pumpkin spice beverages left and right. The...
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Agriculture Advocacy

Making Your Legislative Visit Count!

When your television screen is full of campaign ads this fall that means it is time to start thinking about more than just switching the channel! It is also time to start preparing for the upcoming...
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Agriculture Operations

Do I Need a Business Plan to Get a Loan?

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

Prepare 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 Management

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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Farm Management

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 Advocacy

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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