Farm Management

Bar graph showing distribution of lease types across Nebraska regions.

Trends in Nebraska Agricultural Land Ownership and Rental Patterns January 25, 2019

A survey of Nebraska farmers indicated that, typically, 50% of the cropland acres on an operation are owned and the other 50% are rented in either the form of cash leased or crop shared. Here are the percentages by district.

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Avoid Family Trouble when Planning Farm/Ranch Succession January 24, 2019

When looking at farm succession or transfer, sometimes recognizing the contribution of the sibling who stayed on the farm can be difficult for those who didn't. Good communication among family members is critical to a fair settlement. Here's one plan.

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Will A Post-Harvest Date-Driven Marketing Plan Improve Your Corn Revenue? January 24, 2019

This article evaluates various date-driven post-harvest marketing strategies for corn using historical cash prices from Columbus, Nebraska.

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Western Nebraska Workshops on Schedule F Tax Form January 11, 2019

This workshop will cover the information needed to file a Schedule F, including how to record income, what expenses to deduct, and what forms to be watching for in the mail.

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Western Nebraska Workshops on Schedule F Tax Form January 11, 2019

Nebraska Extension is conducting “Introduction to Schedule F” workshops in Chadron, Alliance and Kimball this month to explain the updated Federal Income Tax Form Schedule F for farmers and ranchers. The cost for the workshop is $20 per participant.

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Extension Workshop Focuses on Grain Marketing: Dollar and Cents January 11, 2019

“Grain Marketing: Dollar and Cents,” a two-day, in-depth, hands-on workshop, will be offered at three sites this winter to help row-crop farmers create effective grain marketing plans specific to their operation and financial condition.

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Farm Programs, Payments, and Prospects January 9, 2019

Barring significant market recovery or further trade assistance, producers will be managing for relatively low market prices and relatively little farm program support in 2019. This article from the 2019 Crop Production Clinic Proceedings outlines what to expect.

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Farm Finance and Ag Law Clinics this January December 12, 2018

Need a second opinion on an ag finance or ag law question? Schedule a free, one-on-one consultation at one of five sites this January.

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