Suggestions for Planning for Rising Fertilizer Prices and Bull Markets
November 30, 2021
Extension educators review how Nebraska farmers can make the best purchase decisions for 2022 as fertilizer and input prices continue to rise.
Now is the Time to Use the Nutrients You are Banking in Your Soils
October 20, 2021
With the recent increase in fertilizer prices, it is more important than ever to use the right amount of fertilizer to maximize the economic returns. Applying too little or too much fertilizer can result in substantial economic loss.
The Economics of Corn and Soybean Harvest Moisture
September 22, 2022
When to send out the combine represents a critical decision every producer across the nation faces. At first glance, the simple answer is “whenever the grain dries down enough,” but producers know it comes down to much more than just moisture.
Preparing Yourself for Corn Under $3 Per Bushel
August 3, 2020
The market rally following the June 30 USDA Acreage report has come and gone. So, now what? This article will discuss the price probabilities for the last half of 2020 and how to prepare for farm survival.
Beware of the “Texas Hedge”
April 13, 2020
Some of you may be wondering, in this rising wheat market “Why not place a long hedge or purchase a call option?”, while also holding unpriced grain either in the field or in the grain bin.
Disaster, Financial Shocks & Stress - You Aren’t Alone
March 11, 2020
Everyone confronts times of stress. Know that whatever challenges you have faced, you are not alone!
Tips for TAPS: 2020 Winter Wheat Marketing Strategies
January 17, 2020
Since the start of the 2019 UNL-TAPS wheat marketing competition, the July 2020 Kansas City Hard Red Winter Wheat Contract has rallied over $0.70 per bushel. So, what are some marketing strategies given the current market price?
Crop Insurance Question for Those Affected by Canal/Tunnel Collapse
August 9, 2019
As repairs continue on the collapsed tunnel in the Goshen/Gering-Fort Laramie Canal, unanswered questions remain about whether crop insurance will cover crop losses. Until that's determined, farmers in the affected area need to manage their crop as if water will return to the canal.