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How Dairies Can Claim Renewable Energy Revenue in 2021

By K·Coe Editorial | December 22, 2020
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Reading Time: 3 minutes While ethanol and biodiesel fuels are among the most common renewable energy sources accepted into the California Air Resources Board (CARB) program for Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) credits, dairy producers across the U.S. are taking notice of the benefits these credit opportunities pose for biomethane suppliers as well. California …

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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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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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FSA Publishes Final Rule on Payment Limitation and Payment Eligibility: Key Takeaways for Producers

By K·Coe Editorial | September 1, 2020
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Reading Time: 3 minutes In a rather atypical fashion, the USDA published a Final Rule for Payment Limitation and Payment Eligibility on August 24, 2020.  The rule states that it was published to implement mandatory changes required by the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (2018 Farm Bill).  Why atypical?  While the Farm Service Agency …

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5 Tips to Move Ag Business Forward During Economic Disruption

By K·Coe Editorial | August 20, 2020
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Reading Time: 3 minutes While production agriculture is no stranger to facing adversity and adaptation, no one could argue that the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has required unprecedented response and strategy. As business advisors, K·Coe has been on the front lines of hearing concerns, navigating issues and fielding questions during these unsettling …

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2020: A Year of Crisis and Hope

By K·Coe Editorial | August 17, 2020
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Reading Time: 3 minutes I look out my window in Eastern Iowa and see uprooted oak trees that once stood as guardians of our neighborhood. A displaced street light pole threatens my dining room window, and my backyard has an extra trampoline – blown over from the neighbor’s yard 200 feet away. I can …

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USDA Expands and Extends the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program for Producers

By K·Coe Editorial | August 12, 2020
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Reading Time: 2 minutes For a summary of the January 15, 2021 USDA updates click here. On August 11, 2020, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) extended and expanded the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) intended to aid farmers and ranchers suffering from negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. High-level Takeaways for Producers: Final …

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