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Kansas Bankers Association March on D.C. Top Takeaways

By Pinion Editorial | October 20, 2022
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This past September, the Kansas Bankers Association (KBA) leaders participated in a march on Washington, D.C. to advocate for the banking community. As a graduate of the KBA Bank Leaders of Kansas (BLOK) group, Pinion’s Heather Campbell joined the march and the week of meetings and discussions with various bank …

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Summary of California Drought Relief Grant Program

By Pinion Editorial | October 4, 2022
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AB 157, signed into law by Gov. Newsom on September 27, 2022, includes the creation of the “California Small Agricultural Business Drought Relief Grant Program”, for qualified small agricultural businesses who are impacted by drought according to USDA data. The program has been funded with $75M, and may be funded …

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A Push for Farm Bill Improvements: Farm Program Fairness Coalition Visits the Hill

By Pinion Editorial | September 13, 2022
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With the possibility of Congress renewing the Farm Bill in 2023, it is critical that farmers do what they can to ensure the farm programs support American agriculture in the years to come. To help advance this goal, Pinion launched the Farm Program Fairness Coalition, a group of farmers from …

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Inflation Reduction Act a Major Win for Biofuels Industry

By Pinion Editorial | August 22, 2022
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After more than a year of negotiations, President Biden finally signed a slimmed-down version of his tax, health, and climate bill into law on August 16. Tackling climate change has been a priority for Biden since before taking office and his administration has set a target for the United States …

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Summary of IRA Tax Credits for Ag and Clean Energy

By Pinion Editorial | August 12, 2022
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On August 7th, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022. The bill is now expected to be signed into law by President Biden.  Pinion advisors have provided a high-level summary of the key tax credit takeaways specific to agriculture and clean energy. …

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Overview of the Inflation Reduction Act

By Pinion Editorial | August 12, 2022
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Following its approval by the U.S. Senate on August 7, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) – also referred to as the $700 billion climate, health care, and tax bill.  The legislation is now expected to be signed into law by President Biden.   While …

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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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3 Ways Producers Can Prepare for the Future of Carbon Opportunities

By K·Coe Editorial | January 11, 2022
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There are some important lessons garnered from 2021’s exploratory year for growers considering carbon sequestration.  KCoe’s Pinion Advisory team recommends three things you can do now to prepare for potential carbon market opportunities in 2022, or beyond. Lesson 1:  The carbon opportunity cannot be applied to every landowner.  There are …

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