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.
Ag Budget Calculator User Workshops Scheduled for Aug. 18, 24
August 12, 2021
The Center for Agricultural Profitability is hosting two online workshops next week for individuals to learn how to better use the new Ag Budget Calculator (ABC) program.
Winter Wheat Economics in Nebraska
September 1, 2020
Including winter wheat in the cropping system does not appear to be a profitable decision when one only examines the production costs and expected returns. Generally, there are additional production and economic benefits (35 to 100 bushels per acre increase in corn or grain sorghum yield) that should be considered.
#socialdistancing: Create Physical Distance but Stay in Touch
April 9, 2020
The truth is for many farmers and ranchers the physical act of social distancing may not be as big of a challenge as it is for our urban counterparts. Yes, it may be easier to stay six feet from the nearest person but that doesn’t mean that farmers and ranchers aren’t having to cope with uncertainty.
Last Push to Submit 2020 Custom Rates Surveys
March 27, 2020
The custom rates report generated from this market rate survey is widely used by custom operators and producers seeking current pricing for services. If you provide custom hire services in Nebraska, please consider participating in the survey.
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!
Nebraska Farm Real Estate and Financial Considerations in 2020
December 13, 2019
Agricultural producers face challenging financial circumstances on their cropland in 2020. While the upcoming production year provides a potentially better outlook, challenges remain for profitability and the health of the operation.
Why Should You Prepare and Use Crop Budgets?
December 4, 2019
The 2020 Crop Production Budgets for Nebraska are now available. They include 80 budgets for 15 crops, available in both PDF and customizable Excel formats.