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Crop Decisions
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Livestock Decisions
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Whole Farm Decisions
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Whole Farm
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Renewable Energy Decisions
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Ethanol profitability meter, biodiesel profitability meter, industry outlook, and more.

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Click here for 2014 Farmbill Information

November 2014 Updates

AgDM New and Updated Files

Crops -- Cost & Return:
Organic Crop Production Enterprise Budgets -- A1-18
Organic Crop Production Enterprise Budgets: Organic Corn, Organic Soybeans, Organic Oats, Organic Alfalfa -- A1-18 (Decision Tools)
New Safety Net: PLC, ARC-CO, ARC-IC -- A1-32
New Safety Net: PLC, ARC-CO, ARC-IC -- A1-32 (Voiced Media)
2014 Farm Bill Analyzer: Data and Methods
-- A1-33
ISU Farm Bill Analyzer -- A1-33 (Decision Tool)

New Safety Net: SCO -- A1-44

Crops -- Markets:
Corn Drying and Shrink Comparison -- A2-32
Corn Drying and Shrink Comparison -- A2-32 (Decision Tool)
Livestock -- Outlook & Prices:
Deductible Livestock Costs for Adjusting Income Tax Returns -- B1-15
Margin Protection Program - Dairy -- B1-55 (Voiced Media)
Whole Farm -- Financial:
Managing Farm Family Finances -- C3-51
Whole Farm -- Other:
Managing Farm Business and Family Stress -- C6-51

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