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 […]

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 […]

Farm Troubles: Chapter 12 Bankruptcy Changes May Help Jan 2, 2020

🕔Jan 2, 2020
Although we don’t like to think about farm failures, they do happen. A long stretch of poor commodity prices, improper (or lack of) marketing strategy and overleveraged farms sometimes force […]

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. […]

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 […]

Farm Crisis? It Depends On Who You Ask, Who You Are – DTN Mar 21, 2019

🕔Mar 21, 2019
Iowa attorney Joe Peiffer spent the latter half of February helping some of his clients try to restructure debt and get operating loans for 2019 after these farmers found out […]

Ag Economy: Chapter 12 Bankruptcies on the Rise – Minneapolis Fed Nov 21, 2018

🕔Nov 21, 2018
In addition to the melancholy agricultural outlook contained in recent Federal Reserve District agricultural surveys, an update last week from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis pointed to troubling data […]

Farm Business: Ag Lender Expects Increased Chapter 12 Bankruptcies – DTN Jan 23, 2018

🕔Jan 23, 2018
More farmers likely will be filing Chapter 12 bankruptcy in 2018, as they continue to struggle with costs of production exceeding commodity prices, ag lender CoBank said in a new […]

Farming and Bankruptcy – 9 Lessons You Need to Know Jan 22, 2015

🕔Jan 22, 2015
My practice of bankruptcy law began in 1980 under the brand new Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978. An economic recession was on the horizon. Farm real estate values were high and […]

Family Farm Bankruptcy Clarification Act – 2 Important Points for Hard Times Jan 21, 2015

🕔Jan 21, 2015
The Family Farmer Bankruptcy Clarification Act of 2015, introduced by Senators Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Al Franken of Minnesota, would reverse a Supreme Court ruling (Hall v. U.S.) that […]

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