2018 was anything but normal with its new tariffs, price declines, and significant tax changes. While you can't control the uncertainties resulting from these changes, you can take steps to understand their effects and adjust your year-end tax planning.
With your December pre-tax planning meeting right around the corner, it is time to get your Quicken file in order. These tips can help you combat two frustrating problems common to making rapid-fire, catch-up journal entries.
In light of the current global trade disputes, the CME Group, the world’s largest futures exchange, is reported to be considering launching a futures contract based on Brazilian soybeans. What could that mean for the market?
Today’s agricultural researchers are turning to plant genomics to find solutions for growing crops more sustainably with fewer inputs, including nitrogen fertilizer, without sacrificing yield or profit.
If producers are shielded from yield risk by crop insurance, does that affect their input use? New studies illustrate the role of actual production history and the dynamic nature of moral hazard in crop insurance.
What are soybean producers in the top 40% of profitability doing differently than those in the bottom 30%? Get practical tips and techniques to focus on profitability at the Dec. 13 Soybean Day and Machinery Expo in Wahoo.
Confronting Crop Challenges will be the focus of five meetings to be held in northeast Nebraska this December. Each offers updates on recent crop and pest issues in eastern Nebraska as well as pesticide applicator recertification training.
Annie's Project, a six-evening course, brings together women in agriculture to learn about ag production, financial management, human resources, marketing, and the legal field. It will be held in Beatrice this winter.
The fall 2018 issue of IANR's Growing magazine focuses on water stewardship, Nebraska's long history of irrigation development, and a new study of potential links between irrigation, cloud formation, and rainfall.
Market Journal visited Nebraska Extension's Weed Science School this fall to talk with speakers about leading weed management issues. Other topics this week include the Nebraska Farm Bureau, winterizing your irrigation system, and the forecast for next week.
How does what you paid for harvest labor compare with what others in the Northern Plains Region paid during the October survey week. For 2018, the average was $15.49, up 7% from 2017. Laborers worked an average of 47.4 hours that week.