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    • Basic Business Structures: Sole Proprietor, Joint Operating Agreements and Partnerships 

      Thompson, Bill; Polk, Wade; Hayenga, Wayne (2008-10-08)
      This publication explains various ways farm and ranch businesses can be structured, including sole proprietorship, joint operations, and general and limited partnerships.
    • Business Entity Planning 

      Thompson, Bill; Hayenga, Wayne (2008-10-10)
      There are a number of ways farm and ranch businesses can be structured, including partnerships, corporations, limited liability companies, and others. This publication explains how the structure of a business affects estate ...
    • Hedging Cattle with an LRP Policy 

      Thompson, Bill; Bevers, Stan; Pena, Jose G. (2008-12-05)
      Livestock Risk Protection policies offer price risk insurance to cattle producers. Hedging with an LRP policy is one way to secure an acceptable price now for a commodity that will be produced or marketed some time in the future.
    • Limited Liability Companies and Corporate Business Structures 

      Thompson, Bill; Polk, Wade; Hayenga, Wayne (2009-01-07)
      This publication describes limited liability companies and corporate forms of business organization, including S-Corporations and C-Corporations.
    • Livestock Risk Protection 

      Thompson, Bill; Bennett, Blake; Jones, Diana (2008-10-21)
      Livestock risk protection (LRP) insurance policies protect producers from adverse price changes in the livestock market. This publication explains how LRP works, discusses the advantages and disadvantages of these polices, ...
    • Livestock Risk Protection-Lamb: New Insurance Program to Help Ranchers Manage Lamb Price Risk 

      Pena, Jose G.; Thompson, Bill; Bevers, Stan; Anderson, David P. (2008-10-07)
      USDA is offering a new insurance program to help livestock producers manage lamb price risk. This publication explains requirements of the program and the way it works.
    • Pasture, Rangeland and Forage Risk Management Insurance Pilot Program Continues 

      Pena, Jose G.; Bevers, Stan; Thompson, Bill (2007-10-29)
      A new insurance program is available from USDA to protect producers from the loss of forage produced for grazing or harvested for hay. Insurance polices may be purchased through local crop insurance agents until November ...
    • Starting an Investment Club 

      Johnson, Jason; Thompson, Bill; Polk, Wade (2002-08-12)
      An investment club is a group of people who learn about investments together and pool their money to purchase stocks or bonds. Learn how to start such a club, how to manage the tax aspects of joint investments, and how to ...