Agriculture Online - Finances, Accounting, And Taxes http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting 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 Agriculture.com http://www.agriculture.com/images/ag-logo-150x30.gif http://www.agriculture.com 150 30 http://www.agriculture.com/rss 30 Credit For Start-Up Farmers http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/financing-and-loans/credit-f-startup-farmers_308-ar42645 A new farm bill improves USDA loans for beginners. more funds are pending. Friday Apr 04 15:13:41 EDT 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/financing-and-loans/credit-f-startup-farmers_308-ar42645 Bearish Signals = Prepare for Shrinking Margins http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/bearish-signals-prepare-f-shrinking_306-ar42483 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 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/bearish-signals-prepare-f-shrinking_306-ar42483 Crop Revenue: Thriving on Less http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/crop-revenue-thriving-on-less_306-ar42435 Thriving on less Wednesday Mar 19 17:54:09 EDT 2014 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/crop-revenue-thriving-on-less_306-ar42435 Year-end depreciation strategies http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/yearend-depreciation-strategies_306-ar36333 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 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/yearend-depreciation-strategies_306-ar36333 Choose the Right Farm Management Tools http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/choose-right-farm-magement-tools_306-ar36053 Friday Dec 06 00:00:00 EST 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/choose-right-farm-magement-tools_306-ar36053 Top tools for first-rate market plans http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/top-tools-f-firstrate-market-pls_306-ar35168 Wednesday Nov 06 11:33:09 EST 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/top-tools-f-firstrate-market-pls_306-ar35168 Q&A: CME Group ag manager Tim Andriesen http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/qa-cme-group-ag-mager-tim-riesen_306-ar35166 Wednesday Nov 06 11:09:42 EST 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/qa-cme-group-ag-mager-tim-riesen_306-ar35166 Bergman Grains Wire 7.26.13 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/bergm-grains-wire-72613_306-ar32669 Friday Jul 26 12:07:37 EDT 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/bergm-grains-wire-72613_306-ar32669 Bergman Grains Midday 7.23.13 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/bergm-grains-midday-72313_306-ar32635 Tuesday Jul 23 12:54:50 EDT 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/bergm-grains-midday-72313_306-ar32635 Bergman Grains Midday 7.22.13 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/bergm-grains-midday-72213_306-ar32626 Monday Jul 22 12:32:44 EDT 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/bergm-grains-midday-72213_306-ar32626 Bergman Grain Wire 7.19.13 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/bergm-grain-wire-71913_306-ar32608 Friday Jul 19 12:07:47 EDT 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/bergm-grain-wire-71913_306-ar32608 RCM Grains Wire 7.17.13 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/rcm-grains-wire-71713_306-ar32567 Wednesday Jul 17 12:01:36 EDT 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/rcm-grains-wire-71713_306-ar32567 RCM Grains Wire 7.16.13 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/rcm-grains-wire-71613_306-ar32537 Tuesday Jul 16 12:08:01 EDT 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/rcm-grains-wire-71613_306-ar32537 Why Every Farmer Needs to Understand a Conservation Easement by the End of 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/why-every-farmer-needs-to-underst-a_306-ar32419 Tuesday Jul 09 00:00:00 EDT 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/why-every-farmer-needs-to-underst-a_306-ar32419 AGCO Plus+ Financing Option Now Available http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/financing-and-loans/agco-plus-fincing-option-now-available_308-ar31964 AGCO introduces AGCO Plus+, a convenient financing option. Wednesday Jun 12 15:43:20 EDT 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/financing-and-loans/agco-plus-fincing-option-now-available_308-ar31964 starting out need HELP http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/starting-out-need-help_306-ar31141 Wednesday Apr 24 12:46:55 EDT 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/starting-out-need-help_306-ar31141 Improve working capital http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/improve-wking-capital_306-ar29468 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 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/improve-wking-capital_306-ar29468 Selling now? http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/tax-preparation/selling-now_307-ar28043 Tax policy uncertainty prompted some to consider asset sales in 2012. Don't forget Medicare taxes. Wednesday Dec 05 12:18:06 EST 2012 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/tax-preparation/selling-now_307-ar28043 Futures shock http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/futures-shock_306-ar27573 Two spectacular clearing-firm failures leave farmers cautious and looking harder at business risk. Friday Nov 16 15:26:13 EST 2012 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/futures-shock_306-ar27573 Farmers eye interest rates http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/financing-and-loans/farmers-eye-interest-rates_308-ar20756 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 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/financing-and-loans/farmers-eye-interest-rates_308-ar20756 Using risk management tools http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/using-risk-magement-tools_306-ar20739 How to use all the risk-management tools that the market offers. Thursday Nov 17 12:19:46 EST 2011 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/using-risk-magement-tools_306-ar20739 Why is farmland a good investment? http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/why-is-farml-a-good-investment_306-ar20272 Monday Oct 31 12:13:12 EDT 2011 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/why-is-farml-a-good-investment_306-ar20272 Thrifty grants for start-ups http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/thrifty-grts-f-startups_306-ar19591 A modest grant program tied to mentoring and planning boosts prospects for young Iowa farmers. Friday Sep 30 16:16:49 EDT 2011 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/thrifty-grts-f-startups_306-ar19591 Hedging margins http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/hedging-margins_306-ar19587 These crop producers use weekly consulting to help decide when to lock in margins on inputs. Friday Sep 30 15:54:08 EDT 2011 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/hedging-margins_306-ar19587 Top 10 changes in ag: Cover crops and seed treatments http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/top-10-chges-in-ag-cover-crops-seed_306-ar19578 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 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/top-10-chges-in-ag-cover-crops-seed_306-ar19578 Avoid estate tax traps http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/tax-preparation/avoid-estate-tax-traps_307-ar18863 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 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/tax-preparation/avoid-estate-tax-traps_307-ar18863 Plan 2011 taxes now http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/tax-preparation/pl-2011-taxes-now_307-ar17969 The potential for high taxable income this year makes earlier planning for expensing vital. Friday Jul 29 10:13:58 EDT 2011 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/tax-preparation/pl-2011-taxes-now_307-ar17969 Al Kluis: 5 factors that created the grain market rally http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/al-kluis-5-facts-that-created-grain_306-ar15778 Tuesday Apr 05 00:00:00 EDT 2011 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/al-kluis-5-facts-that-created-grain_306-ar15778 New laws affect year-end tax planning http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/tax-preparation/new-laws-affect-yearend-tax-plning_307-ar13219 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 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/tax-preparation/new-laws-affect-yearend-tax-plning_307-ar13219 Insuring dairy http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/insuring-dairy_306-ar13215 ew changes make this insurance program less expensive and more user-friendly. Wednesday Dec 15 12:06:15 EST 2010 http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/finances-accounting/insuring-dairy_306-ar13215