Department of Agricultural Economics

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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K-State, UNL Join for 2018 Farm Bill Conferences January 30, 2018

The new 2018 Farm Bill is coming together and experts are beginning to see the form it will take. Starting in February and extending into early March, economists from the Kansas State University Department of Agricultural Economics are partnering with the University of Nebraska extension to bring the latest information on the new farm bill to a conference near you.

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Farmers Invited to Participate in UNL Custom Rate Survey January 22, 2018

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agricultural Economics is asking farmers and ranchers for help in compiling its annual report on Nebraska Farm Custom rates.

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Sharpen Your Management Skills at the Nebraska Women in Ag Conference Feb. 22-23 January 19, 2018

Women in the agricultural industry looking to improve their business management skills are encouraged to attend the 2018 Women in Agriculture Conference Feb. 22-23 in Kearney. Topics will focus on managing financial, market, production, human and legal risk. Registrations made by Feb. 13 are discounted.

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Nebraska Farm Custom Rate Survey Participants Requested December 15, 2017

Nebraska custom operators are invited to take part in the 2018 Nebraska Farm Custom Rate Survey. Results for the 2018 survey will be published mid-2018.

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