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.
Making Better Farm Management Decisions
May 5, 2022
This Cornhusker Economics article discusses how producers can recognize and understand their own behaviors while making decisions, and avoid errors that may negatively affect their operations.
IANR Launches Center for Agricultural Profitability
June 29, 2021
The new center focuses on research, extension outreach and education related to profitability and supporting informed decision-making and management choices for farmers and ranchers.
UNL Ag Economics Names Chair of International Trade and Finance
May 17, 2019
John Beghin has been named the Michael Yanney Chair of International Trade and Finance. An expert in international agriculture and food-markets economics, he is the former director of Iowa State University's Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute.
Time to Submit Your Rental Rate and Land Value Questions
May 16, 2019
Are you wondering about what's going to happen with agricultural land values and rental rates, given storm damage and market turmoil this spring. Submit your questions and join the second Agricultural Land Management Quarterly webinar for the answers this Monday, May 20.
Average Ag Land Values Drop 3% from a Year Ago
March 13, 2019
The market value of agricultural land in Nebraska declined by 3% over the prior year to an average of $2,650 per acre, according to the 2019 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey, released this week by the Department of Agricultural Economics. The annual survey covers ag land values and cash rental rates.
“Taking Charge Of Change” Focus of Women in Ag Conference
January 24, 2019
Women producers looking to increase their business management skills are encouraged to attend the 2019 Women in Agriculture Conference Feb. 21-22 in Kearney. Conference and lodging scholarships are available and applications are due by Feb. 1.
Ag Economists Study How Crop Insurance May Affect Input Decisions
November 29, 2018
If producers are shielded from yield risk by crop insurance, does that affect their input use? New studies illustrate the role of actual production history and the dynamic nature of moral hazard in crop insurance.