Center for Agricultural Profitability

Woman farmer with children on hay bale
This farm succession webinar features discussion by Lisa Quist, the central regional vice president for Nationwide’s Land As Your Legacy® program, a division of the Nationwide Retirement Institute®.

Family Harmony Through Transition Planning

November 2, 2023
When it comes to transition planning, there is a close relationship between how well a family communicates and the probability of success. This webinar explores ways for families to improve their communication skills for a smoother transition.

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Yield monitor data in a grid map
An example of processing yield monitor data, as presented during a new Center for Ag Profitability webinar with Joe Luck, professor of biological systems engineering and associate director of the Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center (ENREEC).

Harvesting Insights: Understanding and Utilizing Yield Monitor Data

October 26, 2023
This Center for Ag Profitability webinar delves into the intricacies of working with harvest yield monitor data straight from the combine, including how to access yield data, software requirements, quality control checks and more.

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Cash in soybeans
The latest farm income webinar from the Center of Ag Profitability features discussion by Brad Lubben, UNL associate professor and extension policy specialist, and Scott Brown, associate professor and interim director of the University of Missouri's Rural and Farm Finance Policy Analysis Center.

Webinar: Nebraska and U.S. Farm Income Update and Outlook

October 18, 2023
Ag finance experts provide an analysis of the latest farm income situation, including factors for the rising net farm income in Nebraska this year.

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Nebraska ranks fifth in the U.S. for rising farm real estate and third for rising cropland value in 2023. (Center for Ag Profitability/Real Ag Stock image)

USDA Reports on 2023 Nebraska Land Values and County-level Cash Rent Estimates

October 18, 2023
According to USDA estimates, Kansas, New Jersey and Nebraska have experienced the highest increases in U.S. cropland value this year.

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Map of foreign land ownership in US by county
This webinar features Dave Aiken, UNL professor and agricultural and water law specialist, and Larry Van Tassell, UNL professor and Center for Agricultural Profitability director. (USDA FSA image)

Webinar: Foreign Investment in the U.S. and Ag Land Ownership Restrictions

October 12, 2023
Center for Ag Profitability experts examine the current state and implications of foreign investment in agricultural land in the U.S. and Nebraska.

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Combine in field
In addition to equipment and operational costs, the number of acres to be harvested, time, the availability of good custom operators in your area, and harvest efficiency all contribute to making an economic decision on hiring custom work. (Center for Ag photo)

Harvest Operations: Own It or Hire It?

September 22, 2023
A review of custom rates in 2022 and how to use the Ag Budget Calculator to determine what custom operators may be charging this year.

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'Mending the Stress Fence' Virtual Programs Set for Aug. 29 and Sept. 5

August 25, 2023
The upcoming webinars will provide information on identifying common stressors, recognizing stress symptoms, and managing stress.

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Drone flying over field
Trends highlighted in USDA NASS's recent Technology Use survey indicate that Nebraska producers are more readily taking advantage of technological advances to improve their farm management skills and processes. (Center for Ag Profitability photo)

Technology Use Growing on Nebraska Farms and Ranches

August 24, 2023
A recent USDA NASS survey on technology use in agriculture revealed some interesting trends for the industry — in particular, Nebraska's above-average rating on ownership and use of technology.

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