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How Data is Helping Growers Prepare for Negative Impacts

By K·Coe Editorial | July 9, 2019
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Reading Time: 2 minutes While big agriculture businesses have been using data to their advantage for a while now, we’re only starting to see the tools to use this data go mainstream among growers.  There are robust choices now, and it’s wise to use an independent platform that doesn’t sell or use farm data, …

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

By K·Coe Editorial | June 28, 2019
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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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Midwest Crop Checkup: Are You Stress Testing Your Decisions?

By K·Coe Editorial | June 13, 2019
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Reading Time: 2 minutes By Thomas Eatherly Midwest agriculture has had to rewrite the book for making smart crop decisions this year.  Weather has prompted delivery, logistics, and storage issues for some growers, and a rush to market for others.  This growing season has been challenging at best – with the cool, cloudy weather …

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California’s Employee Classifications to Undergo Reevaluation with Approval of AB 5

By K·Coe Editorial | June 4, 2019
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Reading Time: 2 minutes With the approval of California’s Assembly Bill 5 – which classifies the recent Dynamex court decision to use stricter ABC testing for determining independent contractor status – many businesses could face consequences under the new rules should it next pass in the state Senate. What is Assembly Bill 5? The …

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