New, ‘Easier’ W-4 for Withholding Taxes in 2020

From Money – By JULIA GLUM January 7, 2020.  You’re not the only one taking a “new year, new me” approach to 2020. Even the IRS is changing things up — it just debuted a new Form W-4. Form W-4, the official name for the Employee’s Withholding Certificate, is a document workers fill out so […]

5 FINANCIAL STEPS TO TAKE NOW

By Successful Farming Staff – 9/3/2019.  Write a summary of what happened on your farm this growing season. This helps you think through decisions. Update your operating budget. Compare what you planned to spend for seed, fertilizer, crop protections, etc., and what you actually paid. Make per-acre adjustments based on actual acreage. Update yield projections. Reassess your […]

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The Elusive Goal of No-Till Organic

From modern farmer by Brian Barth.  Giving up the plow is one of the best things a farmer can do for the planet. So why aren’t more organic growers taking the plunge? Tilling is as synonymous with farming and gardening as compost and muddy boots. It’s used to eliminate weeds and break up hard soil […]