One of the better tax credits relates to increasing research and development (R&D) in your farm operation. Congress has expanded the availability of the credit, and many farmers now qualify to take it.
As we ponder the early discount season, let’s focus on seed and crop protection because both inputs offer these kinds of opportunities. As you consider products for your operation, think of the five Ps: performance, practical, placement, peace of mind and price.
John Pagel of Kewaunee is a 2017 Top Producer of the Year honoree who manages multiple dairies across two states.
Although spotty, there are signs of stabilization underway in portions of the Corn Belt farmland market.
As producers look to the 2018 growing season, fertilizer application is top of mind. Anhydrous is cheaper than it has been in the past couple of years, so many farmers are considering fall application.
Although ethanol prices are set to tick a few cents per gallon higher next year, some factors remain decidedly out of producers’ control.
Understanding hybrid and variety weaknesses makes them less vulnerable to pests