Terminating a Verbal Farmland Lease
August 11, 2022
Extension educators share recommendations on terminating verbal land and pasture leases when disputes arise.
Pathfinder Canal Break Update
July 14, 2022
Since July 7, PID indicated that sufficient repairs had been made to the breach to start bringing in water to the canal.
Pathfinder Canal Break on July 1, 2022
July 5, 2022
Though it hasn't been determined what caused the Pathfinder (Interstate) canal break last Friday, PID hopes to have it repaired within two weeks. The break affected about 102,000 acres of cropland in Nebraska and Wyoming.
Update on the 2019 Tunnel Collapse and Canal Washout — Tunnel Repair or Replacement Options
February 14, 2022
The Gering-Fort Laramie Irrigation District is seeking public opinion on whether to repair or replace Tunnels No. 1 and 2.
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.
Update on the 2019 Tunnel Collapse and Canal Washout and 2021 Irrigation Season
October 19, 2021
Water flow through the tunnels were returned to 97% of capacity this summer, resulting in near normal water deliveries by the three major irrigation districts in the North Platte Valley during the 2021 growing season.
Farm and Ranch Business Meetings
September 16, 2021
For businesses on main street, regular meetings are a normal part of company culture. Farms and ranches are businesses, and many could benefit from regularly held meetings, especially when multiple family members, multiple generations or employees are involved.
Terminating a Verbal Farm Land Lease
August 12, 2021
Some farm leases are not written but are verbal or "handshake" agreements. Because nothing is in writing, the parties may have different recollections of their agreement, making lease disputes more difficult to resolve.