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Family Business Transition Checklist

Dr. David Kohl, Professor Emeritus Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech University In the days of no travel and confinement to “cyberville,” the opportunity to present to an in-person...

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2021 Industry Educational Events

Many early 2021 in-person events are transitioned to webinars. Below is your one-stop-shop for all agriculture-related webinars. Check back for updates. Farming for the Future Webinar Series: Join...

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Priorities for the Four Pillars

Dr. David Kohl, Professor Emeritus Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech University A recent nationwide webcast for agricultural producers resulted in a question pertaining to the four...

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Beginning a Farm: Where to Start

We recently interviewed Allison Beichner, loan officer with AgChoice Farm Credit. Allison shared advice for beginning farmers and how to get started. Listen to the full podcast episode with Allison...

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Kristina McAllister

Five Tips for Young and Beginning Farmers

Are you young and beginning in your career? .Whether you’re a first generation dairyman, farming in the evening after your day job, or working as an AgChoice loan officer – here are some tips to help...

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Mary Bixler

Is Leasing a Tool For You?

As the year winds down, now is the time to review your year-to-date records with your accountant to discuss tax projections and options for reducing your tax liability. One of the tools that may be an...

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Keith Walker

Leasing, Another Financing Option

No matter if you are a full- or part-time farmer, agricultural producers have a number of capital needs to make their operations successful. At AgChoice, we understand the ins and outs of farming and...

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Loan or Lease?

No matter if you are a full- or part-time farmer, agricultural producers have a number of capital needs to make their operations successful. While often overlooked, leases can be a valuable option by...

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