Potato Business Summit back in person

The United Potato Growers of America (UPGA) is a somewhat different kind of national potato organization. UPGA deals directly with the business of pro... READ MORE »

Addressing farm succession: Plans need to be updated continually

Succession planning probably isn’t much above last will and testament toward the bottom of most farmers’ to-do list. Neither subject is pleasant t... READ MORE »

Proposed inheritance tax changes would be devastating for family farms, study shows

A newly released Texas A&M’s Agricultural and Food Policy Center (AFPC) study of U.S. Senate legislation calling for changes to the Capital Gain... READ MORE »

Farm stress management focus of Michigan State Extension

Being a farmer is not only risky due to unpredictable forces like nature and weather, agricultural work also is dangerous. According to the U.S. Bu... READ MORE »

USDA releases ‘one-stop-shop’ resource list for ag businesses, producers

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has unveiled a one-stop-shop of federal programs that can be used by rural communities, organizations and i... READ MORE »

Ag groups plead with Small Business Association to include farms in COVID-19 loan program

The National Potato Council joined 30 agriculture organizations and businesses yesterday calling on the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to in... READ MORE »

Poll: 90% of farmers expect coronavirus to impact business

Through an online poll, Farm Journal recently collected feedback directly from farmers, growers and ranchers about their concerns of coronavirus (COVI... READ MORE »

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Farm bankruptcy filings up 24%

Chapter 12 farm bankruptcy filings were up 24% from October 2018 through September 2019 from the previous year. According to a report by Farm Burea... READ MORE »

Growers Edge, Delta Institute partner on soil health analytics and financial program

Growers Edge Financial, which provides data-driven financial technology (fintech) solutions for the agriculture industry, has announced the addition o... READ MORE »

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Farmer stress: Education specialists taking steps to help growers cope

Headlines for years have repeatedly announced crisis levels of farm stress, but a surplus of spring rain in some U.S. regions (and late frost in other... READ MORE »

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