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The new federal tax law has stirred up a lot of interest among farmers who are now hoping to join or create their own cooperative associations. The new federal tax law provides a significant tax deduction that could benefit some farmers who are members of cooperatives. However, there are a number of things every farmer should consider before forming or joining a cooperative. Farm operations each have unique financial situations, and whether or not you should form an entity like a cooperative association depends on a number of factors, not just one section of the tax code.Read More