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This new webinar features insights on building effective communication skills from Lisa Kaslon, professional development coordinator with Nebraska Extension.

Nebraska Women in Agriculture Hosts Mastering Effective Communication Webinar

June 13, 2024
Learn how to express yourself clearly, listen actively, and navigate diverse communication styles to find more personal and professional success.

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The intake and onboarding process is a critical factor for employee success in the ag industry. A strong onboarding process has been shown to increase employee productivity by more than 70% and employee retention by 82%.

Farm and Ranch Employee Intake and Onboarding

May 2, 2024
Nebraska Extension Agricultural Economist Shannon Sand highlights strategies for the intake and onboarding process to help farm and ranch managers build the groundwork for employee success.

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All sessions of the 2024 Agricultural Outlook Forum will be livestreamed, and virtual attendance is free. See registration link below for more information.

Registration Now Open for USDA’s 100th Agricultural Outlook Forum

November 2, 2023
At the 2024 forum, more than 100 experts from government, industry and academia will share insights on commodity and food price outlooks, U.S. and global agricultural trade developments, ag innovations, climate change and the bioeconomy.

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Research has shown that small businesses who highly engage in strategic planning activities realize 60% higher gross returns than those who do not highly engage. (Photo courtesy Center for Ag Profitability)

What is the Value of Strategic Planning for Farmers and Ranchers?

March 30, 2023
UNL Farm and Ranch Management Specialist Jay Parsons discusses the impacts of sound strategic planning and decision-making in today’s ag industry.

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Any corporation with limited liability protection should regularly keep the minutes of its annual meeting to ensure its continued legal status. (Photo courtesy Center for Agricultural Profitability | Jopwell/Pexels)

Meeting Minutes Requirements for Farm and Ranch Businesses

February 16, 2023
UNL financial management experts outline what should be in a corporation's annual meeting minutes and why it's so important to record and keep them.

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What is the Value of Financial and Business Management to Ag Producers?

May 20, 2022
This article analyzes the correlation between Nebraska producers' management prowess, as measured by a Business IQ survey, and the financial performance of their farming operation.

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Nebraska Farm Income and Farm Policy Directions

December 21, 2021
This article provides insight on current conditions and on potential future directions for ag policy and farm programs through a brief analysis of farm income and federal farm income safety net programs.

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The Value of Farm Business Policies for Employees

April 15, 2021
In this article and accompanying podcast, learn how to build a comprehensive mission statement and business policy that accurately represents and fortifies your farm operation.  

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