Farm Management

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NFBI Averages Show Crop Operations Buoyed Up by Livestock in 2017 May 17, 2018

The 2017 averages from farm and ranch operations serviced by Nebraska Farm Business, Inc. were recently released and show more polarization among healthy and non-healthy financial situations among the group. With the downturn in crop prices, operations that did not adapt are struggling.

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Accounting for Agriculture: Who’s a “Related Person”? May 14, 2018

Understanding the IRS definition of family and its implications for your taxes is important when doing business with "related persons." This is one in a series of articles on Accounting for Agriculture.

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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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Smart Choices in Agriculture May 10, 2018

Smart Choices in Agriculture is a process designed to provide agricultural producers with a solid foundation for consistently making good decisions in a very challenging environment. Learn how using this process can help you improve your decision-making skills.

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You can fill the bin, but can you empty it? May 9, 2018

This is often a good time to monitor prices and market stored grain as many buyers may offer a price bump due to limited supply during the planting season. Also storing grain too long may result in a lower price per bushel than was available at harvest, nullifying the logic of placing it in the bin to begin with.

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Gold Star Negotiations — The Winner's Curse May 7, 2018

From buying new equipment to countering your child’s request to stay up another 20 minutes, everyone negotiates. This series is designed to provide helpful tips and tricks to use and watch out for when negotiating. See more articles in this series.

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Excel Pro Tip: Using the Subtotal Formula May 2, 2018

In this week's Excel tip, learn now to use the Subtotal formula, a real time-saver when entries or categories change so you can avoid changing individual formulas.

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Farm Finance and Ag Law Clinics This May April 27, 2018

Openings are available for one-on-one, confidential farm finance and ag law consultations being conducted across the state each month. An experienced ag law attorney and ag financial counselor will be available to address farm and ranch issues related to financial planning, estate and transition planning, farm loan programs, debtor/creditor law, water rights, and other relevant matters.

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