Center for Agricultural Profitability

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ABC program users can watch for new virtual and in-person training workshops and Q&A sessions to be scheduled on the CAP website.

ABC Q&A Sessions Scheduled for June, July

May 25, 2023
Producers are encouraged to ask questions about making the best use of the ABC program for their operation and share feedback about the financial management tool during these virtual meetings.

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The Agricultural Land Management Quarterly webinars address common management issues for Nebraska landowners, ag operators and related stakeholders. To review historical land management webinars, visit the Center for Ag Profitability.

Agricultural Land Management Quarterly for May 15, 2023

May 25, 2023
The May webinar examines the latest average cash rental rates in the state and offers insight on adjusting rental rates considering high commodity prices this year.

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The webinar features discussion about FSA drought assistance programs by Pat Lechner, Nebraska FSA price support, conservation and environmental programs chief, Ben Henrink, Nebraska FSA farm loan program specialist, Brad Lubben, Nebraska Extension policy specialist, and Shannon Sand, Nebraska Extension agricultural economist.

USDA Drought Assistance Programs in 2023

May 25, 2023
This webinar reviews how to apply for key drought assistance programs, and discusses drought disaster designations, the FSA emergency loan program, and management principles and recordkeeping needs for producers under drought conditions.

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Nebraska Extension Biological Systems Engineering Educator F. John Hay shares an in-depth analysis on the economics of on-farm solar following USDA's announcement that an additional $1 billion in grants are available to help ag producers and rural small businesses finance renewable energy systems or to make energy-efficiency improvements.

Economics of Behind-the-Meter On-Farm Solar Electric Systems

May 24, 2023
This webinar covers the general design elements of behind-the-meter on-farm solar and walks through production, value of electricity, interconnection policies and how these impact economic return.

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It's vital to the grain marketing decision-making process to identify cognitive biases, recognize their effects and compensate appropriately. (Photo courtesy Center for Ag Profitability)

Corn Grain Marketing Strategy Unbiasing for 2023

May 11, 2023
Ag economics professionals analyze the past year’s corn market and some transpired events that may lead to bias in the coming year’s development and implementation of marketing strategy and grain pricing.

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Case Farms for Farm-level Income and Policy Analysis in Nebraska

May 5, 2023
Throughout this initiative, a panel of Nebraska producers in eight counties will provide input to help build case farms across the state that accurately reflect local ag production.

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The May webinar will examine the latest average cash rental rates in the state as reported in the recently released Nebraska Farm Real Estate Report and offer insight on adjusting rental rates considering high commodity prices this year.

Ag Land Management Webinar to Offer the Latest on Cash Rents, Changing Commodity Prices for 2023

April 19, 2023
The May 15 webinar is free and will give attendees the opportunity to submit land management questions for the presenters to answer during the presentation.

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USDA representatives join UNL experts in this webinar to provide an in-depth analysis of the CRP, including eligibility requirements, enrollment procedures and program guidelines.

Grassland CRP: What It Is, How It Works, and Frequently Asked Questions

April 13, 2023
In this webinar, USDA experts provide an in-depth analysis of the Conservation Reserve Program to give producers a better understanding of their eligibility status and enrollment requirements. 

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