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  1. Top Ag News
    Expect More Dicamba Lawsuits for Years to Come, Lawyers Say

    Like sharks smelling blood in the water, lawyers are rushing to capitalize on the landmark dicamba injury case Bader Farms recently won […]

    February 27, 2020
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    Despite Tough Year in Biofuels, Few Plants Changed Hands Last Year

    Despite the biofuels industry operating on thin margins and dealing with federal policy uncertainty in 2019, the number of mergers and acquisitions […]

    February 25, 2020
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    Debate Over MFP Fairness

    Bart Fischer, a former House Agriculture Committee chief economist who is now a professor at Texas A&M University, said here Tuesday he […]

    February 20, 2020
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    Several Common Tax Strategies on IRS Watchlist This Tax Season

    Tax breaks commonly used by farmers and ranchers also tend to raise red flags with the Internal Revenue Service, increasing the likelihood […]

    February 20, 2020
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    Federal Reserve Ag Credit Surveys-2019 Fourth Quarter Farm Economy Conditions

    Last week, the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago and Kansas City released updates regarding farm income, farmland values and agricultural credit conditions from the fourth […]

    February 18, 2020
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    Farm Debt and Working Capital Continue to Deteriorate

    Last week we reviewed the USDA’s latest farm income projections and noted sector-wide incomes are expected to increase again in 2020. Furthermore, […]

    February 17, 2020
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    Treasury Rule Could Affect Tax Deductions for Cooperatives’ Income

    Two years after discovering the “grain glitch” in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, leaders at farmer cooperatives are still […]

    February 17, 2020
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    Why Working Capital Matters to Lenders

    As production agriculture enters its sixth year of narrow profit margins, it is critical to be thinking about your working capital ratio […]

    February 14, 2020
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    Obligatory Annual Budget Detour

    It being February, the political focus turned momentarily back to matters of budget and deficit.  In late January, the Congressional Budget Office […]

    February 14, 2020
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    2020 Net Farm Income-Early Forecasts Higher

    The USDA released it’s first – and early- forecast of net farm income for 2020. Farm income is an important – but […]

    February 10, 2020