Money Minute: Is Now a Good Time to Refinance?

For any agribusiness, financial considerations boil down to striking when the irons are hot. When borrowing money, you want low interest rates and a good economy so you’re able to pay back your debts. Generally, if you wait too long, conditions change and become less favorable. If you’re planning on refinancing, then know that the time is now.

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Money Minute: New Year Financial Considerations for the Farm

New Year’s is a time for “out with the old and in with the new,” and that pertains to your farm or ranch as well. Since most agribusinesses utilize a calendar year, the end of the year signals a time to dot your “i”s and cross your “t”s concerning business matters like taxes, and to make plans for the upcoming year. Make sure you check the items off both sets of these Fiscal Consideration lists:

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New Year, New Farm?

If you’ve been fantasizing about taking your first foray into farming, there’s no time like now, with the New Year now upon us, to start your journey on the farm.

Of course, you’re going to need some help.

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The Latest in Florida Citrus

Florida Citrus Crop Forecasts

The first two citrus crop forecasts of the 2014-2015 season, released by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), leave Florida citrus growers feeling pretty upbeat about what’s in store for citrus this season. Production forecasts are holding steady, leaving the citrus industry at-large optimistic.

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5 Turkey Farming Facts

‘Tis the season for turkey!

As such, here are some turkey farming facts to recognize the Thanksgiving bird.

  • Most turkeys consume a strict diet consisting of corn and soybean. Oftentimes, some vitamins or antibiotics are incorporated in the feed to ward off sickness.Read More
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