Facing Farm Financial Stress – The Life Cycle of a Bankruptcy Sep 2, 2020

🕔Sep 2, 2020
Unforgiving weather patterns, trade disputes and low commodity prices have become the perfect storm for financial distress in the agricultural community, with family farm bankruptcies rising 23 percent for the […]

Georgia: Farm Bankruptcies Increased in 2019 Feb 11, 2020

🕔Feb 11, 2020
The number of Georgia farmers who filed for Chapter 12 bankruptcy in 2019 increased by 57.7% over 2018, according to U.S. court documents and analysis by the American Farm Bureau […]

Mid-South Ag/Environmental Law Conference, Memphis, June 4-5 Feb 5, 2020

🕔Feb 5, 2020
Expected changes after the 2020 elections, agricultural bankruptcy and the latest on federal crop insurance and farm programs are among the timely topics to be discussed at the seventh annual […]

Farm Bankruptcies Clearly Trended Higher In 2019 – DTN Jan 31, 2020

🕔Jan 31, 2020
Though the number of farms filing Chapter 12 bankruptcy increased in 2019 from the previous year, an American Farm Bureau Federation analysis found the number of filings in the fourth […]

Webinar: Ag Bankruptcy – Chapter 12 Considerations, Oct. 16 Oct 8, 2019

🕔Oct 8, 2019
After a year of lower commodity prices, extreme weather, and ongoing trade tensions in world markets, much needed debt relief can be available to family farms through Chapter 12 bankruptcy. […]

Bankruptcy: Are Taxes Dischargeable? Sep 9, 2019

🕔Sep 9, 2019
When facing financial trouble and bankruptcy, don’t forget about the taxes.  While Chapter 12 bankruptcy contains a provision allowing for the deprioritization of taxes, there is no comparable provision for […]

Ag Economy: Loan Delinquency, Bankruptcy Filings on the Rise Aug 6, 2019

🕔Aug 6, 2019
Recent news items have highlighted variables associated with the agricultural economy, including: loan repayment rates, debt levels, bankruptcy filings and agricultural production expenses.  Today’s update includes a brief recap of […]

Farm Finances in Bad Shape? Come Clean, Communicate Now – DTN Jul 31, 2019

🕔Jul 31, 2019
Farmers facing financial distress are better off not kicking the can down the road, experts on farm finances said during a webinar Tuesday. Donald L. Swanson, an attorney with Omaha-based […]

Family Farmer Relief Act of 2019 – Debt Limit Would Increase May 9, 2019

🕔May 9, 2019
The 2019 financial outlook for U.S. farmers growing corn, soybeans and wheat appears reluctant to improve, says Bryon Parman, North Dakota State University Extension agricultural finance specialist. Farmers currently face […]

Ag Economy: Diminished Optimism in the Corn Belt Apr 1, 2019

🕔Apr 1, 2019
Flooding and gloomy price prospects for corn and soybeans are diminishing optimism in the Corn Belt as spring planting nears.  Recent news articles continue to discuss the ongoing negative impacts […]

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