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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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Focus Your Family Business on Its Legacy this Holiday Season

By Jill Eberhart | November 21, 2018

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

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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How Cattle Genetics & Herd Management Decisions Impact Sustainability Outcomes

By Emily Johannes | September 11, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef Pilot Project Demonstrates Economic and Environmental Benefits for Producers Can genetic performance and herd management decisions in the backgrounder and feedyard sectors not only drive economic outcomes, but also improve environmental outcomes? This was the question that K·Coe Isom, World Wildlife Fund, and Hy-Plains Feedyard …

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New Technology Solutions for Farm-Level Data Gathering

By K·Coe Editorial | June 14, 2018

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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