Allan Vyhnalek - Extension Educator, Farm/Ranch Succession and Transition

Allan Vyhnalek

faculty
Work Filley Hall (FYH) 102
Lincoln NE 68583-0922
US
Work 402-472-1771 On campus, dial 2-1771

Website: agecon.unl.edu/succession
Twitter: @arvred73
Allan Vyhnalek has worked in Extension in Iowa and Nebraska for 28 years. A native of Saline County, Nebraska, Vyhnalek received BS and MS degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in agricultural education.  He taught in high school and post-secondary classrooms for 8.5 years prior to joining Extension.
Focus Areas: Farm Management and Ag Economics
Educational Programming: Ag marketing, farm leases, landlord/tenant relationships, farm transition, and estate planning

Adjusting Pasture and Hay Ground Leases for 2019 April 11, 2019

Where there is significant flood damage to pastures, hayland, or alfalfa, should the rental rate be adjusted for 2019? This article provides guidance on adjusting rental rates, depending on individual circumstances.

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In areas where cropland was flooded, should rental rates be adjusted for 2019? Landlord-tenant communication this spring is recommended to address this question.

Should Leases be Adjusted for Flood-Damaged Farm Ground? March 28, 2019

This article provides guidance on adjusting rental rates for flood-damaged cropland with different lease characteristics, including having that important landlord-tenant discussion this spring before planting.

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Landlord-Tenant Farmland Rent Workshops February 5, 2019

Current and future landowners and tenants should make plans to attend one of several free land management workshops sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension. “Managing Agricultural Land for the 21st Century” will cover current trends in cash rental rates, lease provisions, and crop and grazing land considerations.

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Quarterly Webinar Series to Address Land Management Issues January 31, 2019

The Agricultural Land Management Quarterly webinar series debuts February 18 with management advice and insight for Nebraska landowners, agricultural producers, and others with an interest in agricultural land.

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Avoid Family Trouble when Planning Farm/Ranch Succession January 24, 2019

When looking at farm succession or transfer, sometimes recognizing the contribution of the sibling who stayed on the farm can be difficult for those who didn't. Good communication among family members is critical to a fair settlement. Here's one plan.

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When terminating an oral or "handshake" land lease in Nebraska, notice needs to be made by Sept. 1, preferably by Registred Mail™.

Terminating a Verbal Farm Land Lease August 23, 2018

When terminating an oral or "handshake" land lease in Nebraska, notice needs to be made by Sept. 1, preferably by Registered Mail™. Written leases are recommended in all circumstances to avoid misunderstandings or lease disputes.

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So You’ve Inherited a Farm, Now What? Programs Start Aug. 15 July 25, 2018

If you've inherited or received farmland and want to learn more about the best strategies for managing this asset, you'll appreciate this program from Nebraska Extension. It's being held at 5 sites across the state.

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How Land Transitions can Lead to Unintended Consequences May 10, 2018

Inaction or failing to plan and communicate your wishes for transitioning your farm estate can create unnecessary and unexpected problems for the next generation. Here's what one family faced after the passing of their parents and what might have been done differently.

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