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Executing Sustainability: What, Why, and How It’s Done

By K·Coe Editorial | July 11, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sustainability for food and ag companies is highly impressionable and easily altered, as it is essentially how consumers view our industry. Consumers today want to understand how food and ag products are grown, raised, and produced, and they want information that goes all the way back to the farm. For …

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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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Sustainability Report Assurance Saves Money and Eases Decisions

By K·Coe Editorial | March 28, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Matt Armstrong, Sustainability Advisor Spoiler alert: sustainability assurance not only provides monetary value for agribusinesses, it builds trust for shareholders and investors, and eases business decisions. According to an academic study published in the Journal of Accountancy, “there are significant benefits in having sustainability reporting assured, including the reduced …

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What You Need to Know About Second MFP Payment

By K·Coe Editorial | December 18, 2018
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Reading Time: 1 minute Following the authorization of the second MFP payments, here are a few key points that growers should keep top of mind for operational and financial planning: As line of credit renewals are generally discussed with lenders now or within the next few months, producers should provide MFP documentation to the …

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Focus Your Family Business on Its Legacy this Holiday Season

By Jill Eberhart | November 21, 2018
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Reading Time: 2 minutes By Jeanne Bernick, K·Coe Isom Market Strategist and Certified Family Business Advisor For many of you the stress of harvest season is over and now you enter a new season in family business: the holidays! As if working with family isn’t challenging enough, now there are mandatory meals and celebrations …

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The ground you stand on worth more?

You Could Be Standing on Additional Revenue

By K·Coe Editorial | September 20, 2018
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Reading Time: 1 minute Many farmers haven’t ever stopped to think about the potential in opportunities that lie right beneath them: land. “Your privately-owned land has value well beyond crop and livestock production,” says Robert Veldman, a senior land-management advisor at K·Coe Isom. In the face of thin margins and inconsistent markets, Robert encourages farmers and …

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5 Things to Mitigate Farm Risk During Natural Disaster

By Jeanne Bernick | September 15, 2018
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Reading Time: 2 minutes As the nation watches the ongoing punch from Hurricane Florence (now a tropical storm) as it has been dumping rain for days and causing catastrophic storm surges, all eyes have been on an area just inland from the North Carolina coast, where there are more pigs than people. Near New Bern, NC, each hog farm …

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New Technology Solutions for Farm-Level Data Gathering

By K·Coe Editorial | June 14, 2018
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Reading Time: 1 minute The Sustainability Consortium Summit (TSC), recently held in Chicago, gathered a unique audience to discuss progress and new solutions to evaluate sustainability across diverse consumer goods industries. Attendees included brands and retailers that are on the front lines of consumer goods sustainability challenges. The need for farm-level sustainability data to …

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