Jessica Groskopf - Extension Educator for Agricultural Economics

Jessica Groskopf

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4502 Ave I Scottsbluff NE 69361-4939
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USDA Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) funds may be available for fixing fences damaged by spring storms, as seen here.

Rebuilding Fences After Flood/Blizzard Damage April 23, 2019

Following spring blizzards and flooding in many areas of Nebraska, fencing repairs and new fences are a priority for many livestock producers. This looks at considerations when you assess fence damage, the fence law, and available assistance.

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Important dates for prevented planting for corn and soybean

Flood Damage and Prevented Planting April 10, 2019

This year some farms may qualify for crop insurance prevented planting payments due to flood damage. Here are planting dates for RMA coverage, as well as some unknowns and considerations as you assess the damage to your property.

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Flooded cropland in eastern Nebraska. Photo by William Dodd)
In areas where cropland was flooded, should rental rates be adjusted for 2019? Landlord-tenant communication this spring is recommended to address this question.

Should Leases be Adjusted for Flood-Damaged Farm Ground? March 28, 2019

This article provides guidance on adjusting rental rates for flood-damaged cropland with different lease characteristics, including having that important landlord-tenant discussion this spring before planting.

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Grain Marketing Workshop Feb. 26-27 in Hastings February 15, 2019

When times are tight, one key to keeping the farm is managing income by having an effective grain marketing plan, one that accounts for an individual farmer’s cost of production, balance sheet and cash flow. Learn how to develop one for your farm.

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The annual Women in Agriculture Conference offers business management training as well as opportunities to network with other producers and educators.
The annual Women in Agriculture Conference offers business management training as well as opportunities to network with other producers.

“Taking Charge Of Change” Focus of Women in Ag Conference January 24, 2019

Women producers looking to increase their business management skills are encouraged to attend the 2019 Women in Agriculture Conference Feb. 21-22 in Kearney. Conference and lodging scholarships are available and applications are due by Feb. 1.

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Will A Post-Harvest Date-Driven Marketing Plan Improve Your Corn Revenue? January 24, 2019

This article evaluates various date-driven post-harvest marketing strategies for corn using historical cash prices from Columbus, Nebraska.

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Register Now for Annie’s Project Course January 10, 2019

Through Annie’s Project courses farm women become empowered to be better business partners or sole operators by networking and managing critical information. Registration is now underway for three-week courses beginning in late January in Beatrice and Sidney.

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Train cars at a grain elevator

The Marketing Mind Game January 9, 2019

Developing a marketing plan with realistic expectations is one of the practices recommended here to help reduce anxiety and keep growers from getting lost in the marketing mind game.

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