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  • Sep 4, 2012

    Death and taxes: Estate and gift tax exemption to expire soon

    If you don’t plan to die before Dec. 31, you’d better read this: The largest estate and gift tax exemption ever offered in history will expire at the end of this year. The exemption allows an individual to transfer up to $5.12 million to heirs without paying taxes. This exemption is part of the estate tax law that allows a $5.12 million to transfer to heirs tax free either as a gift or at death and a 35% tax rate on any amount over that....More
  • Aug 14, 2012
    Farm Industry News

    Monsanto increases seed financing options, nonprofit contributions due to drought

    Due to the drought, Monsanto has added more pre-pay and financing options for its seed customers, according to Danielle Stuart, public affairs. The company also is doubling its contributions to the America's Farmers Grow program for drought-declared areas. The increased money will help agricultural-related nonprofit organizations weather tight economic times....More
  • Oct 24, 2011

    Agriculture's financial landscape looks good

    The fall of 2011 is an exciting time for agriculture, according to Shawn Smeins with Rabo AgriFinance. Low interest rates, high commodity prices, and top land values all add up to a strong financial landscape for farming....More

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