Jessica Groskopf - Extension Educator for Agricultural Economics

Jessica Groskopf

Faculty Bio

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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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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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Tips for Fixing Quicken Mistakes Quickly November 29, 2018

With your December pre-tax planning meeting right around the corner, it is time to get your Quicken file in order. These tips can help you combat two frustrating problems common to making rapid-fire, catch-up journal entries.

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The Evolution of Nebraska Corn Basis September 6, 2018

Each year about 40% of Nebraska's corn is used to produce ethanol. This Cornhusker Economics article explores the changes in corn basis at five Nebraska locations since the implementation of the Renewable Fuels Standard in 2005.

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Will a Date-Driven Winter Wheat Marketing Plan Improve Your Revenue? August 28, 2018

This article evaluates various date-driven winter wheat marketing strategies, using 20 years of prices for Kimball, Nebraska. It compares each year’s average harvest price and the probability of the average price of a strategy being higher than the cash price at harvest.

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When terminating an oral or "handshake" land lease in Nebraska, notice needs to be made by Sept. 1, preferably by Registred Mail™.

Terminating a Verbal Farm Land Lease August 23, 2018

When terminating an oral or "handshake" land lease in Nebraska, notice needs to be made by Sept. 1, preferably by Registered Mail™. Written leases are recommended in all circumstances to avoid misunderstandings or lease disputes.

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Tariffs and Soybeans. What Do We Know? What Can We Do? July 11, 2018

New tariffs between China and the U.S. have prompted many questions about agricultural trade between these two nations, especially from soybean producers. This article offers an overview of soybean tariffs and what soybean farmers can do to reduce the impact of the recent price declines.

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