72 Results for 'USA'

NPR – UNDERSTANDING DEPRESSION AND SUICIDAL BEHAVIOR IN MALE FARMERS AND RANCHERS

Abstract: Suicides by male farmers and ranchers—precipitated by depression and stressful life events—are the highest of any industry. Farming and ranching is characterized by high stress. Financial pressure, livestock disease outbreak, government and environmental pressure, drought, and family crisis can ...Read More

NPR – UNDERSTANDING DEPRESSION AND SUICIDAL BEHAVIOR IN MALE FARMERS AND RANCHERS

Abstract: Peterson Farms has grown from a small dairy farm to a complex grain farm producing grain in the heart of Kentucky bourbon whiskey country. A brief account of the long farming history of the Peterson family is presented. A ...Read More

NPR – PETERSON FARMS: A LASTING BUSINESS IS A HEALTHY BUSINESS

Abstract: The AgStar Center for Education, Development, Growth and Expertise or “AgStar Edge” is an agricultural education program at AgStar Financial Services, ACA. AgStar Financial Services is a cooperative, owned by our client-stockholders. AgStar provides financial services and business tools ...Read More

NPR – LOCAL FARM CREDIT ASSOCIATION – A NATURAL PARTNER FOR FARMER EDUCATION ON FINANCIAL HEALTH, FARM TECHNOLOGY AND FARM MANAGEMENT & DECISION MAKING

Abstract: The last Ohio Farm Business Summary was published in 2006 and included 46 farms. While this provided useful data and insights for Ohio, it did so only on a basic level as 40 of the 46 analyses were Whole ...Read More

NPR – IMPROVING FARM COMPETITIVENESS THROUGH REVITALIZATION OF OHIO’S FARM BUSINESS ANALYSIS AND BENCHMARKING PROGRAM

Abstract: Proper sizing of harvest equipment has concerned farmers and lenders since advent of mechanized agriculture. Under-equipped farming operations may not be able to harvest crops without yield and/or quality penalties. Over-equipped farming operations expose themselves to unnecessary expenses. Uncertainty ...Read More

PR – HARVEST EQUIPMENT CAPACITY SELECTION CONSIDERING WEATHER UNCERTAINTY IN KANSAS

Abstract: Face-to-face farm management education continues to be an important part of U.S. Extension efforts, but websites are critical components of outreach portfolios. Websites provide access to research based information that may either be time-sensitive or durable. Electronic newsletters also ...Read More

NPR – DELIVERING FARM MANAGEMENT EDUCATION THROUGH NEW MEDIA

Abstract: Landowners and farmers have found it increasingly difficult to agree on an equitable cash rent as crop prices and input costs have recently experienced significant volatility. Cash lease rates aren’t public knowledge and don’t have any public clearinghouse such ...Read More

NPR – CONTEMPORARY FLEXIBLE CASH FARM LEASES – PARAMETER DERIVATION

Abstract: Intra-family family farm business succession often requires the faming heir to purchase long term assets, land and facilities, from the non-faming heirs. The mechanisms for such purchases include option to buy, right of first refusal and buy/sell agreements. The ...Read More

NPR – CALCULATING THE DISCOUNT FOR INTRA FAMILY SALE OF ASSETS

Abstract: Transition Point Business Advisors presents this paper for the purpose of presenting at the upcoming 20th International Farm Management Congress on July 12 to 17, 2015 in Quebec, Canada. The purpose of this non-peer review paper is to illustrate ...Read More

NPR – A STORY OF A HEALTHY FARM BUSINESS SUCCESSION PLAN

The issues of farmland acquisition, tenure and succession are of great importance for agricultural families, their successors and the rural communities in which they live. As the age of farm/ranch operators increases, we see agricultural assets held in fewer and ...Read More