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Ag Industry to See Ripple Effects from War in Ukraine

By Brian Kuehl | March 10, 2022
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From Ag trade and government agencies to the farmers prepping fields for Spring planting, there is one certainty stemming from the Russian invasion of Ukraine: the impacts of this conflict on international business are already in motion, and there are expected to be many ripple effects to come. Insights around …

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Transportation and Shipping Issues Brought to Light for U.S. Ag Producers

Transportation and Shipping Issues Brought to Light for U.S. Ag Producers

By K·Coe Editorial | April 23, 2021
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Earlier this week, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) held a meeting with representatives of U.S. agricultural products (livestock, grains, specialty crop, and dairy industries) and leadership from the United States Department of Transportation (DoT) to discuss concerns over transportation and shipping issues. According to the Secretary of Agriculture …

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Estate Tax Planning: Possible Changes Ahead

By Jim Rein | February 16, 2021
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No matter what the presidential outcome, there was never any question that the outlook for estate tax planning would be different in 2021.  How much different was dependent upon who controlled the presidency and the Congress.  With Democrats now in power on both of those fronts, the logical question now …

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Ag Update: 4 Notable Items for Farms and Ranches under USDA Farm Programs

By Matthew Farrell | February 3, 2021
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In an effort to provide additional support to farms and ranches due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently made changes to some of its Farm Programs.  Below is a summary of notable impacts for agribusinesses. USDA Suspends Actions on Delinquent Borrowers Farm Storage Facility …

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USDA Pauses Additional Assistance for CFAP1 and CFAP2, Second Stimulus (CFAP3) Funds Largely Unaffected

By Matthew Farrell | February 3, 2021
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A series of announcements have been made regarding CFAP funding recently.  Below, K·Coe’s Farm Program Services team has summarized what you need to know about the temporary pause on CFAP assistance. Recent Turn of Events On January 15, the USDA announced additional assistance would be provided for limited producers. On …

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Ag Marketing Strategy: 5 Traits Found in Resilient Producers

By Eric Osterhaus | January 29, 2021
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With the start of 2021, the obvious “silver lining” is that despite all of the headlines, we are now experiencing some of the best commodity marketing prices we have seen in the last six years.  But despite the unexpected rise to profitable prices, there are still some producers feeling as …

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USDA Announces CFAP Program Updates: Who Benefits?

By Matthew Farrell | January 15, 2021
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On January 15, the USDA announced rule changes that would provide additional assistance for many farmers and ranchers due to COVID-19 disruptions. The new rules make changes to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 1 (CFAP1) and Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP2). Some of these changes were made following requirements …

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