agriculture

Trump, Farmers, & Trade Wars: US Agriculture Trends in 2018

In the trade war of between China and Trump, farmers in the US are taking a huge hit. A $60 billion dollar hit, to be specific, from China’s variety of retaliatory tariffs on US agriculture exports. Although the tariffs are expected to help encourage domestic purchases of agricultural products, they also threaten to turn USRead More

Farm Loans 101: What Do You Need to Grow?

Farm loans have been used by agricultural businesses of all sizes and types for generations. With the agriculture industry still in a period of recovery since the recession, tariffs from the Trump administration that put farming profitability in even greater jeopardy, and rapid advancements in farming technology and equipment, farm loans are an increasingly high-demandRead More

Equipment Financing in the Agricultural Sector: 7 Best Practices

Despite the fact that farm workers comprise less than 2% of the U.S. workforce, they collectively generate more than $200 billion dollars a year in food commodities. To achieve this staggering level of productivity — and ultimately put food on the table for hundreds of millions of people at home and abroad — farms, whetherRead More

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