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    Concerns Persist Over Changes to Inherited Assets and Capital-Gains Policies

    Recent proposals to eliminate stepped-up basis for inherited assets and increase capital-gains taxes have been challenged by agricultural groups and members of […]

    May 27, 2021
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    Class III and Mailbox Prices Aren’t the Same

    By Christopher Wolf – The author is professor of agriculture, food, and resource economics at Cornell University. It is no secret that […]

    August 28, 2020
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    Farmers Urged to be Prepared for Future Price Volatility

    THE OLD ECONOMIC AXIOM STILL HOLDS: LOW PRICES CURE LOW PRICES. 2020 will go down as one of the strangest years in […]

    August 28, 2020
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    USDA-Soybean-to-Corn Price Ratio Signals Increasing Soybean Profitability

    The soybean-to-corn price ratio is often used as one of several tools in measuring profitability of soybeans and corn. The current ratio […]

    August 25, 2020
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    New Small Grain Offers Good Profit Potential

    Is your crop mix in need of a little boost? The answer may lie in a better understanding of consumer food trends. […]

    August 25, 2020
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    Livestock Risk Protection Continues to Evolve

    Livestock Risk Protection insurance contracts emerged in the early part of this century as a tool to help cattle, swine and lamb […]

    August 24, 2020
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    Rural Mainstreet Index Inches Up for August

    The Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index (RMI) increased slightly to a weak level from July’s frail reading. According to the monthly survey […]

    August 24, 2020
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    Cost Management: Tillage Operations

    Farming is a capital intensive venture with specialized equipment needed for various field operations, including several different implements used for tillage. Machinery […]

    August 19, 2020
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    How to Manage Your 2021 Farmland Rent Agreement

    The September 1 deadline for notice of changes to farmland leases in some states is looming. For farmers, that means there is […]

    August 17, 2020
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    John Phipps-The Problem with Trying to Be Fair with Estate Planning

    Until the early 20th century in England it was illegal to bequeath your estate to anyone other than the oldest son. This […]

    August 17, 2020