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Archive for July, 2010

Looming on the Horizon – Estate tax law

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

The expiration of the Bush-era estate and gift tax laws presents a sobering picture for farmers.  Even moderately-sized farmers may be facing the loss of part of their family farm due to estate taxes starting in 2011 because Congress is ignoring this particular issue.    Stay tuned and talk to your Congress representative sooner, rather than […]

Fair Comment on the Ag Industry

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

I follow several Ag news sites and blogs.  Two of my current favorites: Humane Watch Indiana Prairie Farmer I also have clients, colleagues and friends who keep me well-supplied with links to websites and articles of interest. Frequently, these are hyper-negative reports and rants about livestock farming operations that compel me to walk away from […]