Jessica Groskopf - Extension Educator for Agricultural Economics

Jessica Groskopf

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4502 Ave I Scottsbluff NE 69361-4939
US

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Grain bins
Figure 1. For some growers, on-farm storage of their wheat may be economically viable this fall.

On-Farm Storage Could Lead to Higher Returns for Farmers with Wheat in the Bin August 30, 2017

Similar to the last two wheat marketing years, 2017/18 has started with high prices at harvest that have since declined. See how some of this price decline might be recaptured by pricing grain in on-farm storage for future delivery.

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Soybeans

Thoughts on the August 2017 USDA WASDE: Soybeans August 17, 2017

The big surprise in the markets last week was the USDA World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE). The report projected U.S. average soybean yield 3.1 bushels per acre above the trend line at 49.6 bushels per acre. What can this mean for marketing your old crop soybeans or pricing this year's crop?

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Sample of corn basis chart

Tracking Grain Price Basis to Identify Trends August 16, 2017

A new interactive, online tool can help you better understand and monitor local elevator basis levels and trends for corn, soybean, and wheat, which may help you garner a higher cash price for your grain.

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Farmers shaking hands

Terminating a Verbal Farm Land Lease August 2, 2017

Some farm leases are not written, but are verbal or "handshake" agreements, the details of which may be remembered differently by both parties. This article addresses the deadline for giving termination notice for crop land leases (Sept. 1), how the requirements differ for crop and pasture lands, and links to sample written leases.

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Chart of historical soybean price trends after August WASDE report

Soybean Marketing: Preparing for the August WASDE Report July 18, 2017

Mid- to late-summer price expectations and marketing strategies for old crop and new crop soybeans in light of the August WASDE report.

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Chart of wheat futures prices

Post-Harvest Winter Wheat Marketing Strategies July 11, 2017

When developing a post-harvest marketing plan, your objective should be to obtain a higher price than the cash price offered at harvest. This article discusses five strategies to post-harvest market winter wheat.

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Quicken Tags for Your Farm or Ranch May 23, 2017

Learning how to use tags in Quicken can help you quickly capture various types of transactions and generate a picture of spending and income for categories important to your decision-making needs.

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5 Things to Improve your Quicken Record Keeping May 3, 2017

Looking for ways to trim or customize your farm financial records in Quicken? Here are five steps to improve your financial record keeping experience for 2017.

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