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Free Farm and Ag Law Clinics Set for October, November

October 7, 2021
There are six remaining dates scheduled for free, in-person farm and ag law clinics throughout October and November. 

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United Soybean Board

The Economics of Corn and Soybean Harvest Moisture

October 1, 2021
When to send out the combine represents a critical decision every producer across the nation faces. At first glance, there seems to be a simple answer: “whenever the grain dries down enough, of course.” However, producers know the decision comes down to much more than just moisture.

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Farm and Ranch Business Meetings

September 16, 2021
For businesses on main street, regular meetings are a normal part of company culture. Farms and ranches are businesses, and many could benefit from regularly held meetings, especially when multiple family members, multiple generations or employees are involved.

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No-till farmland. Jason Johnson, Iowa NRCS (Flickr/Public Domain)

Additionality and Voluntary Environmental Credit Markets

August 19, 2021
UNL Department of Ag Economics professionals reviews the concept of additionality, a potential requirement for the Growing Climate Solutions Act of 2021 voluntary environmental credit market program.

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Carly Whitmore, Indiana NRCS (Flickr/Public Domain)

A Historical Look at Cropping Practices for Carbon Sequestration

August 19, 2021
If passed, the Growing Climate Solutions Act of 2021 would pave the way toward better assistance for farmers interested in participating in a voluntary environmental credit market, including land or soil carbon sequestration.

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Lance Cheung, USDA (Flickr/Public Domain)

Use of Operating Agreements in Farming Operations

August 18, 2021
Nebraska is one of six states that legally require Limited Liability Corporations (LLCs) to keep an operating agreement, but operating agreements can benefit all farms and ranches.

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Ag Budget Calculator User Workshops Scheduled for Aug. 18, 24

August 12, 2021
The Center for Agricultural Profitability is hosting two online workshops next week for individuals to learn how to better use the new Ag Budget Calculator (ABC) program.

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Terminating a Verbal Farm Land Lease

August 12, 2021
Some farm leases are not written but are verbal or "handshake" agreements. Because nothing is in writing, the parties may have different recollections of their agreement, making lease disputes more difficult to resolve.

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