Jessica Groskopf - Extension Educator for Agricultural Economics

Jessica Groskopf

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4502 Ave I Scottsbluff NE 69361-4939
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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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You can fill the bin, but can you empty it?

May 9, 2018
This is often a good time to monitor prices and market stored grain as many buyers may offer a price bump due to limited supply during the planting season. Also storing grain too long may result in a lower price per bushel than was available at harvest, nullifying the logic of placing it in the bin to begin with.

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