How Will The Government Shutdown Affect Me?
The government shutdown has been a topic of conversation for nearly everyone in the past few weeks. From national parks closing, health and ..
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What Skills Will I Gain Through Agriculture Financial..
Why do farm operators need financial training? Financial management is a priority in agricultural business that often flies under the radar ..
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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Downsides
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which was signed into law in December 2017, included significant changes to the tax code. These changes wi..
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Deferring Crop Insurance Proceeds
With the unpredictable weather patterns the country has been experiencing, along with commodity prices lower than what is ideal, many farmer..
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3 Things to Look for in an ERP System for Your Farm
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems have been used in the business world for decades. Until recently, ERP systems have not been appli..
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The New Tax Law & Trading Equipment
There were many changes to the tax law in 2018, but one big change has not gotten a lot of attention.  This change will affect almost every ..
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Using Your Farm’s Financials to Negotiate with Your..
Regardless of the type of land lease you currently have (e.g., cash rent, crop share, flex rent) and regardless of the length of land lease ..
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Software for Centralizing Your Farm’s Accounting Data
Why is centralized data important? Whether you do your own accounting, have it done by internal staff, or hire an outside accountant, multip..
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Are Your Farm Financials Greek to You?
Let us help translate.  
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How the New Tax Law Changes Will Make Planning Critical in..
Year-end tax planning will be critical for most taxpayers, including those who haven’t done planning in the past. The new tax law changes ar..
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Bundling Accounting and Financial Services With..
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Bring All Aspects of Your Farm Together with AgVero ERP
As the agriculture industry continues to evolve into the 21st century, an IT system that can meet demands both today and in the future is cr..
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Farm Financial Processes—Tips from the Experts
Financial Processes to Make Your Farm More Efficient and Profitable Financial processes are the means by which an organization’s resources a..
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What Your Current Farm Accountant Doesn’t Know
What you don’t know can hurt you. The old saying, “What you don’t know can’t hurt you” couldn’t be further from the truth when it comes to y..
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Why Do I Need a Financial Consultant Service for My Farm?
Do you presently have a chief financial officer (CFO) as part of your management team? Is that person you, a family member, or non-family em..
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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: How Will the New Law Impact You?
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act brought about some significant changes to the tax code. Let’s talk about how those changes will impact you persona..
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4 Great Reasons to Use AgManager Farm Accounting Software
AgriSolutions’ AgManager software is an ag-specific, fully customizable farm accounting software solution. The AgManager tool has been used ..
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I’m Not Fluent in Farm Accounting
One of the many struggles of keeping a farm operating in the black is the intricacy of farm accounting. Many things set bookkeeping apart fo..
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AgManager: Learn More About Our Farm Business Management..
AgManager software is the premier accounting software tool we use at AgriSolutions, a FamilyFarms company for more than 30 years. Even as th..
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How Can an Ag Consultant Help You Improve Financial..
When thinking about how an agricultural consultant can help your operation, consider the value of having an individual on your team who is n..
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Updated Payroll Withholding Tax Calculator
  There is an updated payroll withholding tax calculator available on the IRS.gov website. Employees can complete the new version of Form W-..
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Budgeting For Your Ag Operation: Why, What, How?
Why do you need a budget for your family farm? A budget is a farm owners’ plan of action. Without a budget, farm owners are shooting in the ..
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What Are the Most Profitable Crops to Grow in the US?
According to the USDA reports for the past few years, the eight major crops planted in the U.S. are corn, soybeans, wheat, cotton, sorghum, ..
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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Passed December 22, 2017
On December 22, 2017, the President signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.  This is the largest tax reform law in thirty years, one that will mak..
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Tax Planning Guide in Agriculture for 2017
  “This Post Has Not Been Updated to Include Changes from the “Tax Cuts and Job Act” passed on December 22, 2017.” Farmers can benefit from ..
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Inheriting a Traditional IRA from a Spouse
“This Post Has Not Been Updated to Include Changes from the “Tax Cuts and Job Act” passed on December 22, 2017.” Wealth transfers in the nex..
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Depreciation: What You Can Deduct and How to Calculate..
“This Post Has Not Been Updated to Include Changes from the “Tax Cuts and Job Act” passed on December 22, 2017.” Overview Depreciation is an..
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Farm Manager, Are You Looking at These 6 Financial Measures?
“What's considered enough money? Just a little bit more.”— Will Rogers
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Understanding Illinois 2017 Tax Legislation
“This Post Has Not Been Updated to Include Changes from the “Tax Cuts and Job Act” passed on December 22, 2017.” The tax package signed into..
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Disaster Losses as Tax Deductions
 “This Post Has Not Been Updated to Include Changes from the “Tax Cuts and Job Act” passed on December 22, 2017.” 2017 has brought more than..
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Understanding Farm Financials
To be an effective business manager, it is important that you understand your farm’s financial reporting. Regardless of whether you personal..
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Farm Taxes – Overview of Capital Gains Rules and the Family..
“This Post Has Not Been Updated to Include Changes from the “Tax Cuts and Job Act” passed on December 22, 2017.” In part 3 of 4 in the seire..
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Does Your Farm Software Provide Tax, Credit & Management..
“This Post Has Not Been Updated to Include Changes from the “Tax Cuts and Job Act” passed on December 22, 2017.” There are three primary use..
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Farm Taxes – Overview of Capital Gains Rules and the Family..
“This Post Has Not Been Updated to Include Changes from the “Tax Cuts and Job Act” passed on December 22, 2017.” If you're keeping up with t..
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Farm Taxes - Property Types and Asset Classes: Buying &..
“This Post Has Not Been Updated to Include Changes from the “Tax Cuts and Job Act” passed on December 22, 2017.” Very recently, members of o..
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How Do I Know If My Farm Needs Enterprise Resource Planning..
There are multiple things to consider when determining whether your farm needs an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. At the core i..
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Farm Taxes - Distinct Assets: Buying & Selling Farmland,..
“This Post Has Not Been Updated to Include Changes from the “Tax Cuts and Job Act” passed on December 22, 2017.” When you buy farmland, it i..
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The Importance of Cross Training in Agricultural Accounting
Does your operation depend on one individual to handle the farm accounting?  Who in your operation is responsible for your farm accounting? ..
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How Does Ag Accounting Differ From Business Accounting?
There are a few substantial differences between agricultural accounting and business accounting, specifically when it comes to reporting on ..
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Will Your Farm Secure Financing If 2017 Is a Tough Year?
Assumptions How can we talk about whether your farm will be able to secure financing? In order to address this question, keeping in mind tha..
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What Should My Farm Software Be Doing for Me?
Farm software should give you the information you need to make major financial decisions. Examples of major financial decisions for your fam..
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Farm Accounting Application: Financial vs. Managerial
Building a financially healthy ag business is possible. You just need to find what works for you. If data isn't driving your behavior, then ..
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Financial vs. Managerial Farm Accounting Interpretation,..
Take control of the outcome, or be overrun by unstable markets. Your farm’s financial story shows you its potential. In Financial or Manager..
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Financial vs. Managerial Farm Accounting Interpretation,..
How to Manage the Flow of Cash in Your Operation We explored in Financial vs. Managerial Accounting the essential information farmers need t..
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Farm taxes and children: Here's what you need to know for..
“This Post Has Not Been Updated to Include Changes from the “Tax Cuts and Job Act” passed on December 22, 2017.” Of all the things raised on..
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Financial or Managerial Accounting: What’s Right for Your..
Considering the purpose of your accounting records Accounting provides essential information farmers need to make good economic decisions. T..
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Agricultural Finance: Strategies for Refinancing
Refinancing 101 – Understanding Agricultural Finance Working capital (WC) is the biggest issue in farms failing. In challenging times, more ..
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Capital Management: Understanding Farm Asset & Debt..
One cannot stress enough the importance of capital management for your business. All of the efforts you have invested to produce an operatin..
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Writing a Business Plan: Defining the What, Why, and Who
What is a Business Plan? Building a business plan is all about leadership. The business plan describes the business as it exists today. It a..
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54 Magic Numbers to Improve your Ag-Business
AgriSolutions’ flagship financial analysis and benchmark offering is the Historical Performance Analysis™ (HPA) report.  This report has bee..
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The Historical Performance Analysis
AgriSolutions, Inc. is entering its fifth decade of service to the North American farmer. Throughout this near half-century of service, the ..
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Benchmarking for Your Ag-Business
Benchmarking has had its turn as the darling of the business press and the hot topic solution to all the woes a business faces. Thank goodne..
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A Farm Historical Performance Analysis Overview
AgriSolutions Inc is entering its fifth decade of service to the North American farmer. Throughout this near half-century of service, the fo..
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