Illinois Grain: Machinery Value Comparison – 2006 v. 2016

🕔Jun 18, 2018As farm incomes began to increase after 2006 due to higher grain prices, machinery values began to increase as well. There are many reason for this increase. We will compare […]

Texas: Ag Workshop, Farm Tour San Antonio, June 29-30

🕔Jun 11, 2018The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the agency’s Texas AgrAbility program will present a farm tour and agriculture business workshop June 29-30 in San Antonio in collaboration with Mesquite […]

Farm Communications – Use the Latest Technology – DTN

🕔Jun 1, 2018Productive farms must work together as a team. Each employee plays a role on the team, whether it’s to operate heavy equipment or manage finances from behind a desk. The […]

Texas Ag Law: Grandma’s Will – Family Feud – What is a Life Estate?

🕔May 29, 2018Vada Allen owned a 316 acre ranch in Robertson County.  Upon her death, she was survived by her son, Bobby, and three grandchildren, Annette, Allison, and Stanley.  Her will included […]

Indiana: Farm Manager Seminar, West Lafayette, Aug. 23-24

🕔May 22, 2018Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business will host a seminar August 23-24 to help managers understand their own strengths, adapt through changes and empower their teams to become […]

Farm Business: Taxes – Who is a ‘Related’ Person? Why It Matters

🕔May 22, 2018Most farmers and ranchers have extended family members who are also in the business and from time to time they likely do business with each other. What many might not […]

Illinois: Characteristics of Higher Profit Farms in 2017

🕔May 21, 2018This article uses 2017 data from Illinois Farm Business Farm Management to highlight selected differences between the highest profit grain farms (high one-third) and lower profitability grain farms (low one-third). […]

Tennessee: Record Keeping for Value-Added Enterprises Training, Blountville, July 17

🕔May 21, 2018The University of Tennessee Center for Profitable Agriculture, in cooperation with UT Extension and the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation, is offering one additional workshop for farmers to learn better record […]

Dealer Financing: What Are Those Interest Rates You’re Paying?

🕔May 17, 2018In a previous article, we estimated that implement dealers provided 27% of the agricultural sector’s long term non-real estate debt in 2016 (farmdoc daily, May 9, 2008). This post examines the […]

Farmland Transition: When Grandma and Grandpa Don’t Plan Well

🕔May 14, 2018Grandpa and Grandma farmed. They retired. They had two irrigated quarters. They had two sons with their own farming operations. So, their transition plan was to give a quarter to […]

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