Farm Management

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Simple things like spending time with your pet or listening to your favorite music can help reduce stress and improve your overall health. For more help coping with difficult times, see these Stress Resources.

Keeping Stress in Check: 10 Strategies and Tools

May 18, 2023
Nebraska Extension Educator Glennis McClure shares examples of strategies that may help producers cope during stressful times.

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Research has shown that small businesses who highly engage in strategic planning activities realize 60% higher gross returns than those who do not highly engage. (Photo courtesy Center for Ag Profitability)

What is the Value of Strategic Planning for Farmers and Ranchers?

March 30, 2023
UNL Farm and Ranch Management Specialist Jay Parsons discusses the impacts of sound strategic planning and decision-making in today’s ag industry.

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Nebraska Extension Educator Allan Vyhnalek chats with David Endorf of Daylon, and June and Ryan Loseke of Columbus — three Nebraska producers who share their experiences surrounding transition and succession of their operations.

Producer Perspectives: Farm and Ranch Transition and Succession

March 2, 2023
Nebraska Extension Educator Allan Vyhnalek interviews two families currently going through the process of transition and succession of their operations.

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In a recent Producer Perspectives webinar, Cory Walters, UNL grain marketing specialist, chatted with Nebraska farmers Guy Mills Jr. of Ansley, and John Willoughby of Wood River about their decision-making strategies for the 2023 growing season.

Producer Perspectives: Preparing to Capitalize On and Survive the 2023 Growing Season

February 16, 2023
Cory Walters, UNL grain marketing specialist, sits down with two Nebraska producers to discuss important elements driving their decision-making and financial management strategies for 2023.

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Any corporation with limited liability protection should regularly keep the minutes of its annual meeting to ensure its continued legal status. (Photo courtesy Center for Agricultural Profitability | Jopwell/Pexels)

Meeting Minutes Requirements for Farm and Ranch Businesses

February 16, 2023
UNL financial management experts outline what should be in a corporation's annual meeting minutes and why it's so important to record and keep them.

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Photo courtesy Center for Agricultural Profitability | Erin Ehnle Brown/realagstock

Grain Marketing Workshops in Hastings, Lincoln

January 5, 2023
In these workshops, UNL experts will decode marketing lingo and guide participants in learning how to use historic grain market information to inform their 2023 grain marketing decisions and management of production costs.

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Extension Sets Virtual Financial Record-keeping Course for December

November 2, 2022
This course is designed to help farmers and ranchers understand their current financial position and how big decisions like large purchases, new leases or changes in production will affect their bottom line.

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Returning to the Farm Workshop for Families in Transition Dec. 9, 10 in York

September 29, 2022
Families will receive guidance on developing estate and transition plans, setting personal and professional goals and improving the communication process between family members.

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