Department of Agricultural Economics

2018 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Report June 22, 2018

Final results from the Nebraska Farm Real Estate Survey show a fourth consecutive year of declining Nebraska agricultural land values. The statewide average value dropped 4% to $2,270 per acre.

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How Land Transitions can Lead to Unintended Consequences May 10, 2018

Inaction or failing to plan and communicate your wishes for transitioning your farm estate can create unnecessary and unexpected problems for the next generation. Here's what one family faced after the passing of their parents and what might have been done differently.

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Women in Agriculture Conference Feb. 22-23 February 13, 2018

"Growing Our Future, Valuing Our Traditions" will be key theme of the 2018 Women in Agriculture Conference with more than 30 workshops focusing on managing financial, market, production, human and legal risk.

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Crop Insurance Workshop

Managing Risk with Crop Insurance Workshop February 8, 2018

Understanding crop insurance and selecting the product best suited to your operation can give you a financial advantage. Learn how at this Feb. 26 workshop in Grand Island.

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Creating digital records of your recepits and invoices can free up storage space and aid in your office organization.

Digital Farm Records Made Easy February 5, 2018

Do you have boxes and boxes of receipts, invoices and paperwork associated with your farm business? Consider increasing their usability by scanning them to create digital records that easily store and search out on your computer. Here's how.

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Characteristics of Financially Resilient Farms February 5, 2018

Some farmers are finding profits despite the tough economic times. What are they doing that you might adopt or adapt to make your operation more resilient?

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Join "So You've Inherited a Farm" 2-Part Webinar Feb. 19, 26 February 1, 2018

Those who have inherited farmland or may do so in the future are encouraged to register for a two-part online webinar “So You’ve Inherited a Farm, Now What?” Offered by Nebraska Extension, the webinars will be held in the evenings of Feb. 19 and 26.

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Grain Marketing App

Extension App for Grain Marketing Plans Now Available for Android February 1, 2018

A Nebraska Extension mobile app to help corn, soybean, and wheat farmers manage their operations in a rapidly changing price environment is now available in Apple and Android.

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