Jessica Groskopf - Extension Educator for Agricultural Economics
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?”
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.
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.
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.
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.
February 11, 2020
This year’s competition results provide evidence that you do not need to be the lowest cost producer and/or the best marketer to survive. If fact, all of the teams were profitable.
January 17, 2020
Since the start of the 2019 UNL-TAPS wheat marketing competition, the July 2020 Kansas City Hard Red Winter Wheat Contract has rallied over $0.70 per bushel. So, what are some marketing strategies given the current market price?
December 17, 2019
Following a visit from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s top official, twp irrigation districts in the North Platte Valley have selected repair and upgrade options for three tunnels along the main supply canal.