Finance

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23 Oct, 2018

Three Downturn Survival Tips From An Experienced Banker

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Farmers throughout the agriculture industry are struggling. Low commodity prices and higher fixed costs make it tough to eke out a profit. Here's some tips on how you can survive.

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10 Oct, 2018

How Much Will Dairy Revenue Protection Cost?

Finance | By: John Newton, Director of Market Intelligence, American Farm Bureau Federation

Milk prices insurance through Dairy Revenue Protection from the American Farm Bureau Federation is available as of Oct. 9.

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10 Oct, 2018

How To Start Crucial Conversations With Your Banker Now: Part Two

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Be early and open to dialogue with your lender to secure operating credit in a timely manner this year.

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09 Oct, 2018

How To Start Crucial Conversations With Your Banker Now: Part One

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Because of the industry wide economic recession, it will be difficult to secure operating credit. Here's how to start crucial conversations now.

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08 Oct, 2018

Is It A Good Time To Restructure Interest Rates?

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Should the potential for interest rates to continue rising spur farmers to fix some variable rate loans?

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08 Oct, 2018

60¢/cwt Makes A Big Difference in Cash Flows

Finance | By: Jim Dickrell

Multiply 60¢/cwt times 24,000 lb of milk per cow, it equates to $144/cow/year difference in income.

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02 Oct, 2018

Multi-Year Ag Recession Makes 2019 Operating Loans Tough

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

A multi-year stretch of poor prices is driving balance sheet issues that lead to loan denials says Sam Miller of BMO Harris Bank. 

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26 Sep, 2018

How To Take Control Of Your Finances

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Want to learn how to take control of your finances so you’ll be in business until 2028 and beyond?

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07 Aug, 2018

Milk Price Doesn’t Tell Whole Story

Finance | By: Mike North

Real issue is lack of over-order premiums.

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01 Aug, 2018

Farm Bankruptcies Decline Despite Tough Farm Economy

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Research from the American Farm Bureau Federation shows there have been fewer farm bankruptcies this year than there were in 2017.

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