Farm Management

Free Farm and Ag Law Clinics Set for September

September 2, 2020
Free legal and financial clinics are being offered for farmers and ranchers across the state in September 2020. The clinics are one-on-one meetings with an agricultural law attorney and an agricultural financial counselor. These are not group sessions, and they are confidential.

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Corn planted in winter wheat stubble.

Winter Wheat Economics in Nebraska

September 1, 2020
Including winter wheat in the cropping system does not appear to be a profitable decision when one only examines the production costs and expected returns. Generally, there are additional production and economic benefits (35 to 100 bushels per acre increase in corn or grain sorghum yield) that should be considered.

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Estimating Cost of Production in Quicken

August 27, 2020
The challenge with developing a true cost of production is that expenses for farms and ranches often span multiple years. To surmount this boundary in Quicken, using a multiple tag system is recommended.

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Quicken Tags for Your Farm or Ranch

August 21, 2020
Tags can help you glean information from your Quicken file without complicating your category list. This article discusses how to get started with tags, and how to use them to enhance your financial records.

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Free Quicken Course for Farmers and Ranchers

August 21, 2020
A new online course aims to equip Nebraska agricultural producers with the skills and tools needed to establish or improve digital financial record keeping for their operations.

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Farm and Ranch Filing Systems

August 20, 2020
The goal of record-keeping is to be able to access the information you need quickly. This starts with a filing system that is tailored to the needs of your farm or ranch.

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Tips for Fixing Quicken Mistakes Quickly

August 20, 2020
When inputting several months of entries, it is likely that you are going to make a few mistakes. Here are a few tips to tackle two common problems when entering transactions into Quicken.

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5 Things to Improve Your Quicken Record Keeping

August 20, 2020
Many computer programs are available to help you organize your financial information. If you already have Quicken, here are five things you can do to improve your Quicken file.

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