Jessica Groskopf - Extension Educator for Agricultural Economics

Jessica Groskopf

student, faculty, volunteer
Graduate Student
Family Financial Planning
4502 Ave I Scottsbluff NE 69361-4939

Faculty Bio

Extension Training for Farm Record-Keeping Software

November 27, 2017
Tune up your farm and ranch record-keeping skills at Nebraska Extension training opportunities this December at the Panhandle Research and Education Center in Scottsbluff.

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2 Grain Marketing Workshops Cancelled Due to Harvest Delays

November 13, 2017
Due to delayed harvest, two November Grain Marketing Workshops have been cancelled and are expected to be rescheduled for January. The workshops were to be held Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Wayne and Wednesday, Nov. 15 at O'Neill.

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2 Grain Marketing Workshops to be Rescheduled

October 31, 2017

Due to delayed harvest progress, the first two November Grain Marketing Workshops have been cancelled and are expected to be rescheduled for January. Watch CropWatch for further information on the new dates.

Cancelled were:

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Two Types of Grain Marketing Workshops this Fall

October 10, 2017
Two grain marketing workshops will be offered at sites across Nebraska this fall to help grain producers minimize losses during this time of low prices. They are "Introduction to Futures and Options" and "Developing Grain Marketing Plans."

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Grain Marketing graphic
Grain marketing graphic

Developing a Grain Marketing Plan in 5 Easy Steps

October 6, 2017
If you didn’t know where to start or thought developing your own grain marketing plan was too difficult, check out these tips for writing and using a plan throughout the year to meet your goals.

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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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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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