Agricultural Economy

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Soybeans, corn, beef, dairy, cotton and tree nuts were the top commodities exported by the U.S. in 2022 and represented more than half of U.S. agricultural export value.

2022 Was Another Record Year for U.S. Farm Exports

March 2, 2023
According to USDA, U.S. agricultural exports in 2022 increased 11%, or $19.5 billion, from the previous record set in 2021.

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McClure Discusses 2023 Crop Production Challenges on RFD-TV

March 2, 2023
UNL Farm and Ranch Management Analyst Glennis McClure appeared on RFD-TV to discuss crop production costs and strategies for mitigating financial burdens during the 2023 growing season.

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Photo courtesy Center for Agricultural Profitability | Hailey Walmsley/realagstock

Nebraska Agriculture a Leader in the Region and the Country

March 2, 2023
UNL agricultural economics experts shed light on the impact of Nebraska agriculture in the United States.

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Erin Ehnle Brown/realagstock (Photo courtesy Center for Agricultural Profitability)

Rural Nebraskans’ Perceptions of the Economy and Employment

December 9, 2022
Results of the 2022 Nebraska Rural Poll, where respondents were asked about their perceptions of the economy and employment considerations.

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Free Livestream Planned for USDA’s 2023 Agricultural Outlook Forum

October 27, 2022
More than 100 government, industry and academic leaders will share insights on commodity and food price outlooks, U.S. and global agricultural trade developments, supply chain disruptions, and innovations to mitigate impacts of climate change.

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Post-Pandemic Economic Forces Shaping Agriculture’s Outlook

June 2, 2022
Experts discuss how various agricultural economic conditions, such as high commodity prices, record-setting farmland values and farm financial conditions will affect the ag industry throughout the remainder of 2022.

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Webinar Planned on Post-pandemic Agricultural Outlook

May 19, 2022
The webinar will explore post-pandemic economic factors that will shape agriculture’s outlook in the year ahead.

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Free December Webinars: Farm Tax Law Changes and Farm Program and Policy Update

December 3, 2020
The Department of Agricultural Economics’ Farm and Ranch Management team is presenting two free webinars focusing on tax law changes for 2020 and an update on farm program and ag policy in light of a new administration in Washington.

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