Finance

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

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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25 Jul, 2018

Farm Country Has Mixed Feelings About Tariff Aid

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Following USDA’s announcement to provide $12 billion in relief to farmers suffering financial harm from President Trump’s trade tactics,reactions to the deal are mixed, ranging from gratitude to skepticism.

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09 Jul, 2018

Negotiate Ahead of Interest Rate Hikes

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Now is a smart time to discuss a lower rate with your banker.

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15 Jun, 2018

Is It Time To Sell Out?

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

How to determine if you need to restructure your business.

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