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November 2018 Updates

AgDM New and Updated Files

Crops -- Cost & Return:
Economics of Cover Crops -- A1-91 (Voiced Media)
Crops -- Markets:
Risk Management Practices: Pre-Harvest Marketing New Crop -- A2-55
Risk Management Practices: Pre-Harvest Marketing New Crop -- A2-55 (Voiced Media)
Crops -- Other:
Risk Management Practices: Organic No-Till Grain Production with Cover Crops -- A1-92
Livestock -- Cost & Return:
Deductible Livestock Costs for Adjusting Income Tax Returns -- B1-15
Livestock -- Markets:
Risk Management Practices for Small- to Medium- Size Swine Producers -- B2-25
Risk Management Practices for Small- to Medium- Size Swine Producers -- B2-25 (Voiced Media)
Whole Farm -- Financial:
Risk Management Practices: Financial Benchmarking -- C3-64
Risk Management Practices: Financial Benchmarking -- C3-64 (Voiced Media)
Whole Farm -- Human Resources:
Risk Management Practices: Avoid Employment Pitfalls on the Dairy Farm -- C1-83
Risk Management Practices: Avoid Employment Pitfalls on the Dairy Farm
-- C1-83 (Voiced Media)
Whole Farm -- Legal & Taxes:
Federal Gift Taxes -- C4-23
Federal Estate Taxes -- C4-24
Iowa Inheritance Tax -- C4-25
 
 

AgDM Newsletter

Winter cash flow strategies

New tool helps farmers make cover crop decisions

2018 income tax update

Pro-ag seminars to examine market outlook and farmland operating margins

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2014 Farm Bill Information

Changing Farm Financial Conditions

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