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Food & Beverage Blockchain: Hit or Miss for Your Business?

By K·Coe Editorial | August 14, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes While much of the “buzz” on blockchain today has focused on its uses in the cryptocurrency world, it has become a technological game-changer for the food and beverage industry from producer to consumer. When paired with the right technology, blockchain has the ability to enhance tracking, transfers, verification, and information-sharing …

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FSA Announces Details of MFP Payments for Producers

By K·Coe Editorial | July 25, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Details of the $16 billion support package for farmers were released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture:  USDA Press Release. K·Coe Isom’s Farm Program Services team has compiled these key guidelines for producers who want to apply: Payment guidelines: Payment limit is a combined $250,000 for non-specialty crops per …

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Conservation Practices that Improve Farm Profits and Resilience

By K·Coe Editorial | July 22, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes With the added macroeconomic and environmental challenges farmers are faced with today, landowners, ag lenders, and crop insurers are turning their attention on conservation adoption as an avenue rife with opportunity. The 2018 “Farm Finance and Conservation” report from the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and K·Coe Isom showed that farmers …

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Clarity for Marking the Aggregated vs. Multiple Transactions Box

By K·Coe Editorial | July 17, 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute By Heather Campbell, CIA While we are told to “aggregate” transactions on a Currency Transaction Report (CTR), that does not mean we are to mark the aggregated transactions box.  The “multiple transactions” box (Part I Box 3) is marked any time there are multiple cash-in or cash-out transactions of any …

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Updates to ACH Rules

By K·Coe Editorial | July 15, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Rhonda Broekemeier In the world of payment processing the rules are in constant evolution. Are you aware of the recent changes that impact financial institutions? NACHA has new rules and amendments in 2019 your bank must know to remain ACH compliant. Effective Jan. 1, 2019: Automated Clearing House (ACH) …

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Animal Ag Advisory: How to Manage your Risk, Protect your Livestock

By K·Coe Editorial | June 28, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Molly Fenske The appearance of yet another undercover video showing employee abuse on a dairy farm has shaken and angered consumers and retailers across the nation. As information continues to emerge, the fall out continues to impact the dairy industry. The reaction is not over yet and its final …

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