Jessica Groskopf - Extension Educator for Agricultural Economics

Jessica Groskopf

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Terminating a Verbal Farmland Lease

August 14, 2020
Some farm leases are not written but are verbal or "handshake" agreements. The most common legal issue associated with verbal farm leases is how a lease may legally be terminated.

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corn field with center pivot irrigation
Photo by Glennis McClure

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.

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Building your FARM team graphic
Building your FARM team graphic

Who is on your Farm and Ranch Management (FARM) team?

July 21, 2020
When owning or working on a farm or a ranch, you wear many hats. You are an agronomist, a mechanic, a truck driver, a marketer and a family mediator. But what about when you need professional advice and guidance?

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soybean field that used pre-emergent herbicide

Revenue Protection Crop Insurance and Hedging in 2020

July 8, 2020
With the uncertainty revolving around COVID-19, grain marketing has come to the forefront of many producers’ minds. "At current price levels should I hedge my crop?”

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Goshen Irrigation District Tunnel No. 2

Update on 2019 Tunnel Collapse and Canal Washout – Water Flowing for 2020 Growing Season

June 18, 2020
Temporary repairs to the tunnels have been made resulting in restoring flow, but at reduced levels. The Gering/ Ft. Laramie Irrigation District is planning for their irrigators to receive only 75 percent of their normal allotment.

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Grain Marketing 2020: Survival and COVID-19

May 1, 2020
Let’s state the obvious: this isn’t a typical year and we all know it. This article will discuss how to build a marketing strategy to assure that the farm continues to the next crop year.

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sheet field being harvested

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.

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#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.

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