Finance

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

30 Nov, 2018

Banking On Relationships

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

As financial sector shifts, partner with area experts.

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29 Nov, 2018

Who Should Get Paid First If You Can't Pay All Of Your Bills?

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

What should you do if you don’t have enough cash to satisfy outstanding debts? Who should you pay first?

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28 Nov, 2018

Family Living Costs Can Create a Burden on Farm Finances

Finance | By: Jim Dickrell

Family living costs are the number one reason for refinance of farm operating losses onto term debt.

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26 Nov, 2018

Chapter 12 Farm Bankruptcies Double in Federal Reserve’s 9th District

Finance | By: Jim Dickrell

Wisconsin is seeing about 60% of the bankruptcies in the 9th District. Most of the bankruptcies are dairy farms.

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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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