• Financial Analysis

    Farm analyst program helps Kansas producers make financial decisions | Crops

    Kansas State University farm analyst LaVell Winsor is hailing a program in the Department of Agricultural Economics that has a long history of helping farm families review their finances and make a financial plan. The university’s Farm Analyst program offers one-on-one consultation, using active farmers, ranchers and extension agents who are trained as K-State Research and Extension analysts. The program has provided assistance to more than 1,000 farm families. “A lot of people will work with us now, when it’s better times financially, and we help them with their budgets to try to figure out how they’re going to manage  

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  • Financial Analysis

    Farm analyst program helps Kansas producers make financial decisions

    By Shelby Varner, K-State Research and Extension news  MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University farm analyst LaVell Winsor is hailing a program in the Department of Agricultural Economics that has a long history of helping farm families review their finances and make a financial plan.  The university’s Farm Analyst program offers one-on-one consultation, using active farmers, ranchers and extension agents who are trained as K-State Research and Extension analysts. The program has provided assistance to more than 1,000 farm families.  “A lot of people will work with us now, when it’s better times financially, and we help them with their  

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  • Vehicle Insurance

    Patent Issued for Accident fault determination for autonomous vehicles (USPTO 11127086): State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company

    2021 OCT 13 (NewsRx) — By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Daily News — State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company (Bloomington, Illinois, United States) has been issued patent number 11127086, according to news reporting originating out of Alexandria, Virginia, by NewsRx editors. The patent’s inventors are Christensen, Scott T. (Salem, OR, US), Farris, Scott (Bloomington, IL, US), Hayward, Gregory (Bloomington, IL, US), Konrardy, Blake (San Francisco, CA, US). This patent was filed on June 8, 2020 and was published online on September 21, 2021. 

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  • Insurance

    State Farm Insurance tells Valrico woman to pay $19,000 for damages to neighbor’s house

    Demand letter gives woman 30 days to pay or face a lawsuit over damages caused by a tree limb that fell nearly a year ago by: Shannon Behnken Posted: Aug 13, 2021 / 05:51 PM EDT / Updated: Aug 13, 2021 / 06:20 PM EDT VALRICO, Fla. (WFLA) – A limb from a tree in Judy Hart’s yard fell last September, damaging her fence and her neighbor’s pool cage, fence, and roof. Both she and her neighbor called their insurance companies. Hart’s carrier is Security First Insurance and her neighbor has State Farm. Both neighbors paid their deductibles and the  

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  • Financial Analysis

    Working toward a more accurate farm financial analysis

    Stan Moore and Melissa G.S. McKendree  |  Farmers Advance EAST LANSING, MI. – An accurate farm financial analysis will help you understand your business and improve strategic decision making. Each year, Michigan State University Extension farm business management educators work with farmers across the state to conduct farm financial analyses. This analysis allows farmers to better understand their businesses, including financial and production strengths and weaknesses. Most of the farms that participate in this financial analysis are enrolled in MSU’s TelFarm financial record keeping program. The TelFarm program works with producers to ensure that they have complete, accurate records to  

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  • Business Management

    Purdue Farm Management Tour to visit Southwest Indiana farms

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Learn about innovative farm management strategies, new technologies for improving efficiency and productivity, ways to help ensure a successful transition of your operation to the next generation and more at the annual Purdue Farm Management Tour, July 8-9. Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture and Purdue Extension sponsor the tour, which includes stops at three crop and dairy farms in Posey and Vanderburgh counties. Farms are chosen based on successful business management practices or farm managers’ unique perspective on farm business management. “The Purdue Farm Management Tour brings together some of Indiana’s best farm business  

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  • Business Management

    Saputo partners with Dairy Australia to build farm business management skills

    Dairy Australia has teamed up with dairy processor Saputo Dairy Australia in a new partnership focusing on helping farmer suppliers build their farm business management skills. SDA is encouraging its suppliers to sign up for Dairy Australia’s ‘Our Farm, Our Plan’ business planning program, which provides a range of resources and a simple ‘now, where, how’ planning cycle to assist dairy farms in identifying and achieve their long term-business and lifestyle goals. Supplier relations director Anthony Cook said the company was committed to ensuring its farmer suppliers were supported with the tools they needed to be successful. “Our Farm, Our  

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  • Business Management

    Raising your farm management game

    Bringing professional practices to your management system can make a significant difference in the future of your farm. And could you turn your management approach into a game? A profitable game? These are hot topics at the upcoming Farm Futures Business Summit in Iowa City, Iowa June 16 and 17. In this special edition of the Around Farm Progress Podcast, Mike Wilson, editor, Farm Futures, chats with two speakers for the upcoming event. Wilson starts this podcast talking with Dick Wittman, a well-known farm business management authority who focuses on the tactics a farm needs to thrive in a  

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