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Free Farm and Ag Law Clinics Set for August, September

July 29, 2021
There are seven dates scheduled for free, in-person farm and ag law clinics throughout August and September. 

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Corn with hail damage from a July 9, 2021 storm, 10 miles west of Hemingford.

Revenue Protection Crop Insurance and Prices Rising from Spring to Fall

July 28, 2021
This UNL Agricultural Economics article reviews how revenue protection crop insurance works when prices rise from the spring to the fall.

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Long Term Profitability, Balance and Growth of the Farm or Ranch Business

July 22, 2021
Nebraska Extension Agricultural Economist Matt Stockton examines the relationship between profitability and farm management in a balanced operation, and what it takes to be a skilled agriculturalist.

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Successful Grain Marketing Focuses on Establishing a Financially Successful Farm Price

July 22, 2021
This Center for Agricultural Profitability article highlights the role of expected revenue in relation to production costs in making the grain marketing decision as well as the creation and importance of your farm’s average selling price.

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Family farm members
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Keys to Successful Farm Transition Planning

July 22, 2021
Extension educator Allan Vyhnalek reviews the issues and goals a farm or ranch family should consider while planning a transition in their operation.

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Corn field
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Impacts of Crop Insurance and Intra-season Hedging on Long-run Net Income Risk

July 15, 2021
Results of a recent study on privately funded tools, such as hedging grain on the futures market, and publicly funded tools, such as government subsidized crop insurance to investigate the role of intra-season hedging strategies and crop insurance.

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Farmer harvesting field
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Calculating Field Operation Costs with ABC and Setting Harvest Rates

July 15, 2021
Nebraska Extension Educator Glennis McClure reviews the rates reported in the 2020 biennial custom rates report and how to utilize the UNL Department of Agricultural Economics’ new Ag Budget Calculator program.

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Farmer on land
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Ag Land Management, Leasing Workshops Scheduled Across State

July 15, 2021
Nebraska Extension and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Center for Agricultural Profitability will host a series of 12 land management workshops across the state between July 22 and Sept. 8.

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