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IRS Agriculture Tax Center – The IRS Agriculture Tax Center provides tax tips specific to agriculture, including tax laws and regulations, reporting farm income and expenses, forms and publication so assist farmers, and other related links.

Good Records Help Smooth Lending Process – New Release by Katie Pratt. (March 2,2010)  Contact: Cory Walters, 859-257-2996; Jennifer Rogers, 270-562-2022; Bart Peters, 270-886-5281

Essential Traits for Effective ManagementAgent Exclusive. Source: Steve Isaacs, Extension Agricultural Economics

Trying to Measure ManagementAgent Exclusive. Source: Steve Isaacs

The Basics of Farm Record KeepingEconomic Policy Update, September 2009.  Contact: Jerry Pierce

Learning About Agricultural RiskEconomic and Policy Update. May 2009, by Dick Trimble

Kentucky Farms are Fun’ -- Especially in Tough Economic Times – News release by Aimee Nielson. Contact: Janet Johnson, 270-237-3146

Make Tractor Maintenance Routine – Agent Exclusives, March 28, 2008. Source: Tim Stombaugh, Extension Agricultural engineer

Tips for Choosing New Crop Production Inputs – News release by Katie Pratt.  Contact: Greg Schwab, 859-257-9780

Average Crop Revenue Coverage (ACRE) Website – This is a new UK Ag Econ Grains website dealing with the new optional Average Crop Revenue Coverage (ACRE) program of the 2008 Farm Bill.  You will find a document describing the ACRE program with an example, a document on how to use the UK ACRE calculator, and the UK ACRE calculator.

Turf  Workshop Provides Support, Tips to Survive Current Economy – News release by  Aimee Nielson. Contact: Dave Koester, 270-237-3146; A.J. Powell, 859-257-5606 

Going Smart About Going Local – Agent Exclusive, May 22, 2009.  By Katie Pratt. Source:  Alison Davis, agricultural economics extension faculty