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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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Business Tax Update: Many Meal and Entertainment Deductions Have Increased

By Sandy Sporleder | January 10, 2021
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Reading Time: 2 minutes In an effort to provide additional stimulus funding, The Consolidated Appropriations Act was signed by the President on December 27, 2020.  Included in the guidance were changes to deductions for business meals in tax years 2021 and 2022. New Provisions include Higher Temporary Meal Deductions In an effort to stimulate …

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New Stimulus Package Includes Funding for Farmers and Ranchers

By Kala Jenkins | December 30, 2020
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Reading Time: 2 minutes We welcome the New Year with a new stimulus package that includes direct support for agriculture. President Trump signed the latest coronavirus relief bill on December 27, 2020, in which lawmakers combined stimulus legislation with funding USDA payments to both crop and livestock producers. The bill provides $13 billion for …

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Why Today is a Good Day to Jumpstart Your Succession Plan

By K·Coe Editorial | October 30, 2020
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Reading Time: 5 minutes Agricultural businesses have withstood their fair share of COVID disruption – from family life to the workplace.  While this has forced financial strain, labor disruptions, and tough decisions on producers, it has also ripened some opportunities where you might not expect them. In times like these, most family businesses quickly …

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Advocating for the Future of Family Farms: A Plea for Critical Regulation Change

By K·Coe 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 K·Coe 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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PPP Applicants are Stuck Fighting Fraud due to Security Breaches

By K·Coe Editorial | September 25, 2020
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Reading Time: 2 minutes In recent weeks, we have learned of an uptick in fraud cases for businesses who have applied for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds for coronavirus disruption relief.  Businesses on the receiving end of this type of fraud have discovered it only after receiving an official document from the SBA via …

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CFAP2 Payments Announced: Summary of Applicability

By K·Coe Editorial | September 18, 2020
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Reading Time: 3 minutes It has been the talk of the Ag sector throughout the last few weeks: expectations for another round of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) for producers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. President Trump gave official confirmation in a campaign rally speech in Wisconsin on September 17. While the original CFAP1 …

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