If you are planning on exiting farming, the IRS has provided some great tools. If you’ve stopped tax planning, you should really get back into it.
Some of the makers of fake meat have offered fighting words, suggesting animal agriculture destroys the planet. Devin takes issue with that and sees the need for new, proactive marketing approaches.
A new, free, confidential web-based program, ThriveForMontana, offered by Montana State University’s Center for Mental Health Research and Recovery may help with the high stress of farming and ranching.
A reader asks questions about the U.S. trade in cattle and beef with Mexico and other countries. He questions Pete Crow and Steve Kay on their observations on the recent markets.
I agree with everything that you said (in “R-CALF’s nuclear option” in the May 6 issue of WLJ) except one thing and it may not be all that relevant. In 2014 if you were making money hand over fist with a $3 calf market, you were one of the lucky few that was not affected by the drought in 20…