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AMP Webinars: Register and Watch!

The AMP webinar presentation for Deferred Taxes is to be presented by Dick Wittman and Todd Doehring on Aug 19, 2021 at 10am. You can register here to participate live. Did you know the Farm Financial Standards Council has sponsored other webinars this summer? Now you can watch them on

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Free Webinars Co-Sponsored by FFSC

You are welcome to join in a series of free webinars put on by the Agribusiness Management Program section of the Illinois Soybean Association and co-sponsored by the Farm Financial Standard Council. Day One – July 20, 9 a.m. The Farm Legacy–Planning for Tomorrow As farm families grow in size

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Order Now – Updated 2020 Guidelines Available!

A new year means new revisions to the FFSC Financial Guidelines for Agriculture. Stay up to date by ordering the 2020 edition of our guidelines document. The Financial Guidelines for Agricultural Production provides recommended standards for format and content of financial reports, recommended financial measures common to all sectors of agriculture, and

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Ag Finance Boot Camp 2020

Our Farm Futures Ag Finance Boot Camp will help you Master the Business of Agriculture. Join us January 22 at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Coralville, Iowa, for our one-day workshop packed with sessions presented by savvy ag finance experts and lenders. Big Picture Topics: How accrual transactions

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Measuring Repayment Capacity and Farm Growth Potential

by Michael Langemeier, Associate Director, Center for Commercial Agriculture (Excerpt reprinted by permission of the author and Ag Banking Magazine. Find the full article here.) Introduction Repayment capacity measures include capital debt repayment capacity, capital debt repayment margin, replacement margin, term debt and capital lease coverage ratio, and replacement coverage

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Article: Purdue Ag Barometer Report

Reprinted by permission of the Purdue University Center for Commercial Agriculture In April, the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer recorded the fourth largest one-month drop since data collection began in October 2015. The barometer, which is a sentiment index based on a monthly survey of 400 agricultural producers across

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FFSC Releases Free Implementation Guide

(Menomonee Falls, WI — November 1, 2017) Never have the financial stakes been higher in agriculture, yet few producers have the accounting training to effectively monitor and control their expanding operations. In direct response to the Farm Crisis of the ‘80s the Farm Financial Standards Council (the Council) developed its

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Ag Banking Article: Measure Repayment Capacity

Elizabeth A. Yeager and Freddie L. Barnard write about evaluating the effectiveness of operating strategies for firms with different levels of financial leverage. Article re-printed with permission of BankNews Media: Ag Banking: Measure Repayment Capacity

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