Extension Ag Update
January/February 2001
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Year-end Tax Planning
Farmers are turning to the tasks of updating their record keeping, reviewing their cash flows, and considering pre-year end tax planning as well as organizing for tax filing. Pre-year-end tax planning is an important task. You can maximize your farm operation's profitability with effective tax planning. More >>

Corral Hints
Spring cattle herd health procedures can be labor intensive, stressful, and in many cases dangerous. Now is an ideal time to review your handling facility design and condition. Good handling facility design, and handling techniques can reduce the stress and danger to both the cattlemen and cattle. More >>

Pesticide Risk Assessment
Determining how likely a person is to be harmed by a pesticide is called risk assessment. Because it isn't possible to use humans in toxicity studies, determining the likeliness of harm occurring is an indirect process. More >>

Rural Route 2
This has been a difficult year for many producers. The Rural Route 2 service is designed to help farm families get through tough times. More >>