Center for Agricultural Profitability

Nebraska Unicameral Information Office
The Center for Ag Profitability's ag law webinar reviews concerns about Proposition 12, Waters of the U.S. and property taxes. (Photo credit: Nebraska Unicameral Information Office)

Ag Law in the U.S. Supreme Court

August 11, 2023
UNL Professor and Agricultural/Water Law Specialist Dave Aiken examines three 2023 decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court that affect the ag industry.

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Remember: You don’t have to hire the first lawyer you consult. You need to have a lawyer you trust. Consider recommendations from friends, family and other ag professionals in the community, or by searching websites like or

Preparing for Farm and Ranch Succession: How You Select a Lawyer

August 10, 2023
Insights on how to prepare for a meeting with an attorney, including questions that can help producers decide who will best represent their family's interests.

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The benefit to forming a pass-though entity is a federal tax deduction for the state tax paid; however, the entity will need to make estimated tax payments (even if it is a farming partnership), starting Jan. 1, 2024, if they decided to make this election. (Center for Ag Profitability photo)

Nebraska Approves Pass-through Entity Tax Bill

August 4, 2023
Whether or not the pass-through entity tax bill could benefit you will depend on your profitability level, current structure, operation size, and other factors. Read the Center for Ag Profitability's recent analysis to make an informed decision about this new tax option. 

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Glennis McClure, an extension educator and farm and ranch management analyst with the Center for Agricultural Profitability, will facilitate the workshops, which are free to attend and include Q&A sessions for participants. (USDA/Flickr photo)

Tracking Cost of Production During the Growing Season Using the Ag Budget Calculator (ABC) Program

July 28, 2023
In these workshops, ag finance professionals will guide participants through the process of creating customized crop budgets for owned and rented farms, determining costs on a per-farm or field basis, and more.

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Land value map 2023
This new webinar features Jim Jansen, UNL extension agricultural economist, and Shannon Sand, UNL extension agricultural economist.

Land Values and Cash Rents: 2023 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Update

July 28, 2023
Center for Ag Profitability experts discuss findings from the final 2023 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey report, including average reported land values and cash rental rates for different classes and types of ag land across the state.

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In a new CAP webinar, Lindsay Hastings, UNL Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication, and research director of NHRI Leadership Mentoring, explains the relationship between managing diverse employees and employee engagement, and how they affect professional productivity and profitability.

Managing Diverse Talents and Perspectives in Professional and Personal Contexts

July 5, 2023
This webinar discusses the importance of family and employee dynamics to well-being and profitability, and examines research-based strategies for positively managing diverse talents and perspectives.

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The annual forage plan of insurance gives growers an opportunity to obtain crop insurance for protection against low precipitation. During this webinar, specialists will share insights on how growers can integrate annual forage insurance coverage into their programs.

Tips for Integrating Annual Forages into Your Production System

June 23, 2023
During a free webinar next Thursday, UNL specialists will discuss planting dates, seeding mixes, expected forage production and timing of forage availability for various scenarios of planting forages on cropland.

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Farm family
This new webinar features guest speaker Paul Stoddard, a senior lecturer in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.

‘Fire Up Your Farm and Family Finances!’ Webinar

June 23, 2023
University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign's Paul Stoddard offers actionable steps to empower you to build a better financial future for your farm and family throughout this free webinar.

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