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Profitability vs. Feasibility and the Paradox of Purchasing Farmland

February 10, 2022
Center for Agricultural Profitability Director Larry Van Tassell explains how profitability and feasibility factor into purchasing farmland in today’s economic environment.

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Corn is harvested southeast of Lincoln Monday morning. Sept. 24, 2021. Photo by Craig Chandler

Nov. 8 Symposium to Focus on Resources for Young, Beginning and Small Farmers

October 29, 2021
A series of panel discussions with Nebraska farmers who are beginning traditional and non-traditional operations will be featured at the symposium. Deadline to register is Monday, Nov. 1.

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Contact Update for NDA Mediation, NextGen Programs

June 12, 2019
The Nebraska Department of Agriculture’s NextGen and Negotiations Programs have a new phone number: 402-471-4876. The Negotiations Program provides mediation services for ag borrowers, lenders, and USDA program participants.

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June Workshops: Beginning Farmer Tax Credit, Loan Programs

May 15, 2017
The Nebraska Beginning Farmer and Rancher Network will be hosting two programs in June on the Farm Service Agency Disaster and Loan Programs, as well as use of limited liability entities and the Nebraska Beginning Farmer Tax Credit.

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Farm Succession Workshops Set for St. Paul and Beatrice

February 14, 2017

Farm and ranch business succession and estate planning will be the focus of workshops in St. Paul and Beatrice. The free workshops will be from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the St. Paul Civic Center Feb. 23 and the Extension Office at the Gage County Fairgrounds March 1.

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