Texas: Online Ag Business Startup School to Begin Feb. 18

🕔Jan 8, 2018The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and others will present the Generation Next: Our Turn to Ranch online school for agricultural business startups from Feb. 18- May 12. “This course […]

Growmark Enters Joint Grain Marketing Venture with Chinese Company

🕔Aug 18, 2017The 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 […]

AgLaunch Announces 2017 Accelerator Companies

🕔May 9, 2017More 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, […]

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

🕔Feb 13, 2017Parents 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 […]

Farm Business: Family Limited Partnership as a Business Structure?

🕔Sep 22, 2016I’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 […]

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

🕔Mar 21, 2016When 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, […]

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

🕔Jan 13, 2016The 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 […]



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