Finance

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

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.

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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?

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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.

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30 Jul, 2019

Review Financials Monthly

Finance | By: Jim Dickrell

Intimate financial knowledge pays big dividends.

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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.

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07 May, 2019

Did Dairy-RP Insurance Work?

Finance | By: AgDairy Market Update

The insurance program did its job of price protection.

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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. 

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19 Apr, 2019

4 Steps To Consider When Cash Is Tight

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

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

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28 Mar, 2019

Congress Considers Increasing Chapter 12 Debt Limit

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

While Congress has made several changes to the code over the years, increasing the debt limit of $4.1 million to allow more farmers to qualify is a change that has repeatedly stalled on the Senate floor.

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15 Mar, 2019

Are You With the Right Lender?

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

While some farmers treat their lenders as a means to an end, top operators know their lender is and should be considered an ally to their business’ success.

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