Finance

Everything you need to know for a better understanding of the industry standards and practises in regards to finance.

12 Sep, 2019

Prepare Your Finances For 2020

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Bankers and analysts alike agree that producers should use this time to prepare their finances for 2020.

view
12 Sep, 2019

Three Economists Challenge Thinking About Dairy's Future

Finance | By: Mike Opperman

These economists use past and current trends to identify what we need to do as an industry to be successful down the road. You'll get to hear them first hand at the 2019 MILK Business Conference.

view
30 Aug, 2019

Would A Recession Sink Milk Prices?

Finance | By: Mike Opperman

Tight supplies should make dairy relatively recession proof.

view
16 Aug, 2019

Trade War Stifles the Rural Economy

Finance | By: Sara Schafer

For July, the RMI slumped to 46.5 from July’s 50.2, which is the lowest reading since October 2017.

view
08 Aug, 2019

Is It Wrong To Take An MFP Payment?

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

For several weeks, farmers have been debating amongst each other the virtue of taking a Market Facilitation Program payment. What should you do?

view
03 Aug, 2019

Smart Uses For Your MFP Money

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

While the payments are a blanket rate by county, there’s no blanket suggestion on what farmers should do with those funds.

view
30 Jul, 2019

Review Financials Monthly

Finance | By: Jim Dickrell

Intimate financial knowledge pays big dividends.

view
31 May, 2019

Is An Economic Recession Around The Corner?

Finance | By: Sara Schafer

Watch the yield on the 10-year U.S. treasury bond, suggests Ernie Goss, Creighton University professor.

view
07 May, 2019

Did Dairy-RP Insurance Work?

Finance | By: AgDairy Market Update

The insurance program did its job of price protection.

view
26 Apr, 2019

Chapter 12 Bankruptcy Can Fix Balance Sheet, Rightsize Debt

Finance | By: Sara Schafer

Filing for Chapter 12 bankruptcy doesn't necessarily mean you're going to lose the farm. There are options to help you keep the farm business. 

view