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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 KCoe Editorial | April 23, 2021
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Reading Time: 2 minutes 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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Reading Time: 2 minutes 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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Reading Time: 3 minutes 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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Reading Time: 2 minutes 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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Reading Time: 8 minutes 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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Reading Time: 2 minutes 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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Advocating for the Future of Family Farms: A Plea for Critical Regulation Change

By KCoe Editorial | October 29, 2020
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Reading Time: 2 minutes Working on behalf of American Food & Agriculture businesses, K·Coe Isom submitted an open letter to USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue on October 28, 2020 regarding new regulations that threaten the well-being of thousands of American family farms. The “Payment Limit and Payment Eligibility” regulation released on August 24, 2020 will …

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Farm Resilience beyond 2020: 3 Critical Actions for Ag Businesses

By KCoe Editorial | October 23, 2020
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Reading Time: 2 minutes The state of the farm economy has certainly seen better times.  After accounting for input costs, farmers and ranchers received only eight cents out of every dollar spent on food in the U.S. in 2019, according to the American Farm Bureau.  The remainder was attributed to costs beyond the farm …

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