FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Quick Depreciation Sunsets Dec. 31
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Fri Nov 15, 2013 06:47 AM CST

HADDONFIELD, N.J. (DTN) -- Drainage contractors like Roger Wenning of Greensburg, Ind., have enjoyed a boomlet right alongside their farm customers the past five years. In fact, so many farm clients wanted drainage tile installed after the drought of 2012, Wenning employed up to nine full-time and part-time employees nonstop between harvest and planting to keep pace with demand. "Good contractors are booked more than a year in advance out here," he said between jobs this week.

Compounding worries about lower 2014 farm incomes are concerns that generous tax incentives that can save farm businesses hundreds of thousands of dollars ...

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