USDA Provides Nearly $24M Boost for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers
November 16, 2022
The funds will support projects that assist farmers and ranchers with managing capital, acquiring and managing land, and learning effective business and farming practices.
NextGen Beginning Farmer Program Raises Net Worth Eligibility Requirement Effective Oct. 1
October 19, 2022
The net worth requirement for beginning farmer applicants is now up to $250,000. Deadline to apply for the 2022 income tax credit or personal property tax exemption is Nov. 1.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.