Knowledge Center Blog

Welcome to the Farm Credit Knowledge Center Blog!  This blog is a combination of posts from industry experts, Knowledge Center staff and guest contributors covering all aspects of agriculture and life in the country.  We want you to participate in this blog, sharing your thoughts and comments about the topics posted here.

Posts

Two Events, Two Weeks, Too Much Fun!

So…if you follow us on any of our social media channels, there is a good chance you saw at least one picture over the last couple of weeks of a group of people sitting in a room listening to a speaker.  That’s because over the last two weeks we were pretty focused on two of our biggest annual events of the year – our Farm Management Institutes (FMI) and our Dairy Management Institutes (DMI).
 
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"Ag"vocating in the (State) Capitol(s)

Ag stories.  Everyone involved in agriculture has them.  And now, more than ever, it is incredibly important to be telling them.  To consumers, communities, politicians; the list goes on and on. 
 
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Cash Flows, Budgets, Income Statements - Oh My!

Has a lender or investor ever asked you for your financial sheets and made you pause, search your memory, and really wished you had paid better attention in your business or finance class in college or high school, because you have no recollection on how to get those together? Or have you ever looked through your receipts from the last year, quarter or few months and wonder why you’re not making more money but struggle to correctly fill out a cash flow statement or balance sheet (or may not even be sure what those are)?
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Word of the Year - Resonate

So back to the “Word of the Year”…and our list of 4:
 
Advocate
Educate
Resonate
Activate
 
We’ve covered Advocate (you can read that post here) and Educate (here)…
 
Now we’re on to Resonate.  As we advocate for agriculture, and help other to do the same, and as we work to educate people about agriculture, and about different practices in agriculture, resonate is always top of mind. 
 
Why?
 
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Congratulations Graduates!

Countless hours.
Dozens of pages and multiple versions of a business plan.
10 Modules.
5 Months.
2 days.
1 major accomplishment.
 
These sum up the activities of our most recent Ag Biz Planner Program graduates in a nutshell, but do not touch the actual value and accomplishments of this program. 
 
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