by Katie Funk and Jeff Hake, Funks Grove Heritage Fruits and Grains We were supposed to present at a workshop last week, hosted by The Land Connection and led by Farm Commons. At the root of this workshop was risk management: forecasting and evaluating risks and then taking steps to minimize their impact. The topics […]
By Art Littlefield In conjunction with Lincoln Financial Advisors Agribusiness Services Last month’s article, “Planning For Stepping Back – Part I”, highlighted nine topics that should be given careful consideration so you increase the likelihood of a relaxing and comfortable “retirement” while any unavoidable stress is kept to a minimum. In case you missed Part […]
Submitted by Cara Cummings on Mon, 05/02/2016 – 5:44pm I traveled to Fort Worth, Texas last week to attend a training for 2016 Extension Risk Management project directors. The Land Connection was awarded a risk management grant for a project titled Risk Management for Illinois Farmers Transitioning to Organic and Identity-Preserved Crop Production, but I’m […]
The Farm Filings Tax Series was presented by tax and accounting professionals from Compeer Financial in March 2021. You may view the recordings and slides for each session below. This series was made possible by support from the Routes to Farm Alliance. Tuesday, March 9, 2021 – The Importance of Record-Keeping Download the presentation slides […]
Financial Risk Management for Specialty Crop Producers was developed to provide an in-depth exploration of maintaining, refining, and growing a farm business. It is designed specifically for specialty crop producers with a few years of experience running a farm business, though the information is applicable to farmers at many stages of development. Written by experienced […]
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