Jessica Groskopf - Extension Educator for Agricultural Economics

Jessica Groskopf

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4502 Ave I Scottsbluff NE 69361-4939
US

Faculty Bio

Hail damaged corn
Image 1. July 9 hail damage 10 miles west of Hemingford (corn).

Farmers: Know How to Respond to Hail Damage

July 19, 2021
In the aftermath of the severe hail, farmers have numerous tasks to complete before replanting or destroying damaged crops. CropWatch's Hail Know resource can assist producers with each step of the process.

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Goshen/Gering-Fort Laramie supply canal Tunnel No. 1
Image 1. Irrigation water flows through Tunnel No. 1 on the Goshen/Gering-Fort Laramie supply canal in 2021.

Update on 2019 Tunnel Collapse and Canal Washout, Irrigation Water Outlook for 2021

July 13, 2021
Water deliveries by the four major irrigation districts (Pathfinder, Gering-Fort Laramie, Goshen and Farmers) are expected to be near normal. The districts hope to deliver water to growers through the first week in September.

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Wheat stem sawfly
An adult wheat stem sawfly in wheat at the High Plains Ag Lab.

Wheat Stem Sawfly Emergence — Field Notes from Early June

June 7, 2021
Recent observations indicate very high populations of wheat stem sawfly in Nebraska wheat fields, with emergence not only from field edges but also deep within fallow fields. Documentation on infestations is encouraged for successful fall sawfly management.

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2021: Agricultural Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage for Corn Base Acres?

March 4, 2021
With the Farm Programs deadline quickly approaching, Extension experts offer advice on choosing between Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC).

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Water in irrigation tunnel
Water flows through Goshen Irrigation District Tunnel No. 2 on June 15, 2020. (Gary Stone Photo)

2021 Crop Insurance Coverage for Those Affected by the Irrigation Canal Tunnel Collapse

February 16, 2021
A summary of insurable production losses due to collapse of the Goshen/Gering-Ft Laramie irrigation canal in 2019.

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Grain Marketing Lingo — Trading Codes

February 2, 2021
Confused by trading codes? Extension educator Jessica Groskopf sheds light on what each code component represents in a contract — and what it means for your grain marketing strategy.

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man working at a computer

Estimating Cost of Production in Quicken

August 27, 2020
The challenge with developing a true cost of production is that expenses for farms and ranches often span multiple years. To surmount this boundary in Quicken, using a multiple tag system is recommended.

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Quicken Tags for Your Farm or Ranch

August 21, 2020
Tags can help you glean information from your Quicken file without complicating your category list. This article discusses how to get started with tags, and how to use them to enhance your financial records.

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