Agriculture Online - Finances, Accounting, And Taxes Finance, accounting and tax news and updates. Find articles on tax preparation, financing and loans, accounting software, business management and more. Get finance, accounting and tax updates for your farm and more by interacting with experts and other farmers. en-us Copyright Successful Farming Wednesday Apr 16 23:59:07 EDT 2014 150 30 30 Credit For Start-Up Farmers A new farm bill improves USDA loans for beginners. more funds are pending. Friday Apr 04 15:13:41 EDT 2014 Bearish Signals = Prepare for Shrinking Margins As we close out a discontented winter of Midwestern cold, California drought, and gloomy USDA forecasts, those of us old enough to remember farming in the bad old 1980s can reflect on times that are still better today. Monday Mar 24 13:58:35 EDT 2014 Crop Revenue: Thriving on Less Thriving on less Wednesday Mar 19 17:54:09 EDT 2014 Year-end depreciation strategies This is the month to pull the trigger on machinery purchases to lower your tax bracket, but don’t buy iron just for the sake of avoiding taxes. Tuesday Dec 17 13:54:55 EST 2013 Choose the Right Farm Management Tools Friday Dec 06 00:00:00 EST 2013 Top tools for first-rate market plans Wednesday Nov 06 11:33:09 EST 2013 Q&A: CME Group ag manager Tim Andriesen Wednesday Nov 06 11:09:42 EST 2013 Bergman Grains Wire 7.26.13 Friday Jul 26 12:07:37 EDT 2013 Bergman Grains Midday 7.23.13 Tuesday Jul 23 12:54:50 EDT 2013 Bergman Grains Midday 7.22.13 Monday Jul 22 12:32:44 EDT 2013 Bergman Grain Wire 7.19.13 Friday Jul 19 12:07:47 EDT 2013 RCM Grains Wire 7.17.13 Wednesday Jul 17 12:01:36 EDT 2013 RCM Grains Wire 7.16.13 Tuesday Jul 16 12:08:01 EDT 2013 Why Every Farmer Needs to Understand a Conservation Easement by the End of 2013 Tuesday Jul 09 00:00:00 EDT 2013 AGCO Plus+ Financing Option Now Available AGCO introduces AGCO Plus+, a convenient financing option. Wednesday Jun 12 15:43:20 EDT 2013 starting out need HELP Wednesday Apr 24 12:46:55 EDT 2013 Improve working capital Farmers like Todd and Rebecca Dail are ahead of the experts who are advising higher levels of working capital. Tuesday Feb 05 10:04:00 EST 2013 Selling now? Tax policy uncertainty prompted some to consider asset sales in 2012. Don't forget Medicare taxes. Wednesday Dec 05 12:18:06 EST 2012 Futures shock Two spectacular clearing-firm failures leave farmers cautious and looking harder at business risk. Friday Nov 16 15:26:13 EST 2012 Farmers eye interest rates Rates are likely to stay low for a while, but prepare now to protect your costs when increases come. Thursday Nov 17 15:36:38 EST 2011 Using risk management tools How to use all the risk-management tools that the market offers. Thursday Nov 17 12:19:46 EST 2011 Why is farmland a good investment? Monday Oct 31 12:13:12 EDT 2011 Thrifty grants for start-ups A modest grant program tied to mentoring and planning boosts prospects for young Iowa farmers. Friday Sep 30 16:16:49 EDT 2011 Hedging margins These crop producers use weekly consulting to help decide when to lock in margins on inputs. Friday Sep 30 15:54:08 EDT 2011 Top 10 changes in ag: Cover crops and seed treatments This series profiles the top 10 crop technologies that have impacted and will continue to impact your farm's finances. Friday Sep 30 12:29:20 EDT 2011 Avoid estate tax traps New provisions offer a window of opportunity, but that window may slam shut in December 2012 when the current law expires.; New provisions offer a window of opportunity, but that window may slam shut in 2012 when the current law expires. Wednesday Aug 31 15:12:21 EDT 2011 Plan 2011 taxes now The potential for high taxable income this year makes earlier planning for expensing vital. Friday Jul 29 10:13:58 EDT 2011 Al Kluis: 5 factors that created the grain market rally Tuesday Apr 05 00:00:00 EDT 2011 New laws affect year-end tax planning The new tax law almost doubles the limit for expensing of machinery bought by year’s end. Wednesday Dec 15 12:12:56 EST 2010 Insuring dairy ew changes make this insurance program less expensive and more user-friendly. Wednesday Dec 15 12:06:15 EST 2010