Ag Finance

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Though the farm finance and ag law clinics are offered monthly at sites across Nebraska, remote sessions are another option — call the number below to arrange a one-on-one meeting via phone or virtual platform.

Free Farm and Ag Law Clinics Set for June 2024

June 6, 2024
Nebraska producers can receive free legal and financial advice through one of four clinics throughout June.

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Borrowing a loan can be a useful tool for farmers and ranchers, but it's important to first understand the loan terms and repayment requirements as spelled out in the loan documents. (CAP photo)

The Basics of Loans for Farmers and Ranchers

June 6, 2024
Extension Agricultural Economist Jessica Groskopf reviews basic information about loans, such as the difference between secured and unsecured loans, and what financial documents to prepare for a lender.

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Calculating net farm income is an important part of annual accounting tasks, as it provides the most accurate summary of the profitability and performance of your operation.

Net Farm Income Impacts Net Worth Growth

April 26, 2024
Nebraska Extension Educator Glennis McClure explains the process of analyzing net farm income and earned net worth change for the year.

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Though the farm finance and ag law clinics are offered monthly at sites across Nebraska, remote sessions are another option — call the number below to arrange a one-on-one meeting via phone or virtual platform.

Free Farm and Ag Law Clinics Set for May

April 23, 2024
Free legal and financial clinics are being offered for farmers and ranchers in Fairbury, Norfolk and Valentine next month.

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Though the farm finance and ag law clinics are offered monthly at sites across Nebraska, remote sessions are another option — call the number below to arrange a one-on-one meeting via phone or virtual platform.

Free Farm and Ag Law Clinics Set for April

April 10, 2024
There are two dates left in April for producers who are interested in receiving free legal and financial services — April 25 in Norfolk and April 26 in Greeley.

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This Center for Agricultural Profitability webinar features discussion by Ken Harrison, a crop insurance expert with more than 40 years of experience in the industry.

2024 Crop Insurance Prices and Decision Making

March 14, 2024
Agricultural economics experts discuss projected prices for the upcoming crop year, the importance of projected prices in managing risk exposure, and different insurance contract options for managing 2024 risk.

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Quicken is an easy program for people unfamiliar with accounting terms to use, making it a good place to start when changing from a hand-kept cash accounting system to computerized records. Nebraska Extension’s new virtual Quicken course will teach participants how to use the features of the program in a self-paced setting.

New Virtual Quicken Course for Farm and Ranch Record-keeping Offered by Nebraska Extension

February 27, 2024
The course will lead users through hands-on sessions to develop a simple set of financial records and reports using Quicken, with exercises based on a case farm to walk through practical applications.

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Though the farm finance and ag law clinics are offered monthly at sites across Nebraska, remote sessions are another option — call the number below to arrange a one-on-one meeting via phone or virtual platform.

Free Farm and Ag Law Clinics Set for March

February 27, 2024
Nebraskans can attend a free, in-person farm finance and ag law clinic in Fairbury or Norfolk in March, or call to arrange a virtual/phone appointment.

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