Jessica Groskopf - Extension Educator for Agricultural Economics

Jessica Groskopf

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4502 Ave I Scottsbluff NE 69361-4939
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Building your FARM team graphic
Building your FARM team graphic

Who is on your Farm and Ranch Management (FARM) team?

September 30, 2016
As CEO of your farm or ranch operation, who are the professionals you turn to for advice. Learn more why building a strong Farm and Ranch Management (FARM) Team can be critical to your operation's success.

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USDA winter wheat loan rate by Nebraska county.
USDA winter wheat loan rate by Nebraska county.

Price Support for Winter Wheat

September 9, 2016
Developing a post-harvest marketing plan when prices are low can be difficult. This article offers information for wheat growers on federal price support options through crop insurance, farm bill program payments or Marketing Assistance Loans or Loan Deficiency Payments.

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Higher Prices for Later Delivery in Winter Wheat

July 18, 2016
Large supplies and resulting differences in futures market contract prices for winter wheat could mean higher returns for winter wheat producers who price grain now for later delivery.

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Nebraska map showing risk levels of irrigated corn production in Nebraska, based on insurance data
Nebraska map showing risk levels of irrigated corn production in Nebraska, based on insurance data

Nebraska Corn Production Risk by County Using Crop Insurance Data

July 13, 2016
Farmers know that yield risks vary across the state; however, the ability to compare yield risk between counties is new. Using crop insurance premium calculation data, we can quantify the expected insurance payment (or indemnities) by evaluating the county crop insurance reference rate. A high reference rate value implies higher historical payments and consequently more production risk and a higher crop insurance premium. Lower reference rates imply lower risk and lower premiums. Risk varies widely from one end of the state to the other, highlighting the need to consider general recommendations broadly and customize decisions to your data and situation. County-level risk maps for irrigated and non-irrigated corn production in Nebraska are included.

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