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Growmark Enters Joint Grain Marketing Venture with Chinese Company

Growmark Enters Joint Grain Marketing Venture with Chinese Company

👤From a Press Release 🕔Aug 18, 2017

The nation’s second largest farmer cooperative, Growmark, has entered into a joint grain marketing venture with China’s COFCO International Limited (CIL). The partnership includes joint ownership and operation of the barge, truck and rail terminal at Cahokia, Ill., with frontage on the Mississippi

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AgLaunch Announces 2017 Accelerator Companies

AgLaunch Announces 2017 Accelerator Companies

👤From a Press Release 🕔May 9, 2017

More than 125 ag startups from across the globe expressed interest in the 2017 AgLaunch Accelerator, many of which were referred by leading venture capital groups and farmer organizations. Ultimately, three startups were chosen based on their stage of business,

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Farm Business: What to Consider Before Co-Signing a Loan

👤By J. David Aiken, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔Feb 13, 2017

Parents co-signing loans for their children is common in agriculture. This usually happens when the child needs a loan to purchase land, livestock, or farm equipment. Lenders are more willing to make the loan to a beginning producer if the

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Farm Business: Family Limited Partnership as a Business Structure?

👤By Paul Goeringer, University of Maryland 🕔Sep 22, 2016

I’ve written about limited partnerships as a business structure previously, but let’s review.  A limited partnership is made up of at least one general partner and one or more limited partners.  General partners manage the business and take all the

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Farming: Who Are Your Key Advisers? 5 Individuals to Consider – DTN

Farming: Who Are Your Key Advisers? 5 Individuals to Consider – DTN

👤By Lance Woodbury, DTN Farm Business Adviser 🕔Mar 21, 2016

When you think about the key advisers to your family business, the people who help you through important decisions and implementation strategies, who comes to mind? Your accountant, attorney, lender, investment adviser or insurance agent are a few of the

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Georgia: Ag Business Planning Workshop, Glennville, Feb. 11, 18

Georgia: Ag Business Planning Workshop, Glennville, Feb. 11, 18

👤From the University of Georgia Extension 🕔Jan 13, 2016

The University of Georgia will be holding 2 Ag Business Planning workshops in February to help new and existing ag-related business owners improve their operations. The workshops will be held February 11 and 18 at the UGA Tattnall County Extension

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