Brad Lubben - Extension Ag Policy Specialist

Brad Lubben

Director of the North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center

Work Filley Hall (FYH) 207A
Lincoln NE 68583-0922
Work 402-472-2235 On campus, dial 2-2235
Brad Lubben is an Extension Associate Professor, Policy Specialist, and Director of the North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center in the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He has more than 25 years of experience in teaching, research, and extension, focusing on agricultural policy and agricultural economics and working in Illinois, Kansas, and Nebraska. Brad's expertise includes federal farm policy and agricultural policy development and risk management education. Brad grew up on a grain and livestock farm near Burr, southeast of Lincoln and holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a Ph.D. from Kansas State University.

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Farm Program Payments and Projections for Nebraska

October 27, 2017
This week's Cornhusker Economics analyzes farm program payment rates, providing details on the current payments as well as the outlook for future support. As commodity prices have declined from pre-2014 levels, ARC and PLC have become important components of the farm income safety net. Early estimates indicate, however, that this could change next year.

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Table of corn payments for Panhandle Counties

Farm Program Payments and Projections for the Nebraska Panhandle

April 10, 2017

This Panhandle Perspectives column, published by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff, offers data and examples specific to western Nebraska.

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Cornhusker Economics: Farm Program Payments and Projections

December 1, 2016
This week's Cornhusker Economics, produced by the Department of Agricultural Economics, looks at the federal Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs—important components of the farm income safety net and the outlook ahead for these programs.

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Marketing Loans and Loan Deficiency Payments

July 8, 2016
For the first time in more than 10 years, wheat growers may need to consider using a loan deficiency payment as part of their marketing plan. Here's how it works.

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