Farm Management

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Gold Star Negotiations: BANTA September 26, 2018

When negotiating, knowing when and under what conditions you should walk away is critical to your success. Here's how to use BANTA the next time you negotiate.

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Farm Finance and Ag Law Clinics this October September 20, 2018

Openings are available for one-on-one, confidential farm finance and ag law consultations being conducted across the state.

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Gold Star Negotiations: ZOPA September 18, 2018

When negotiating, identifying the Zone of Possible Agreement (ZOPA) can help you more realistically find a "middle ground" that creates a win-win for both negotiators.

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Using Wheat Crop Budgets to Assist Decision Making August 29, 2018

Nebraska Extension has published seven wheat production budgets to help growers identify total costs under different scenarios as well as potential opportunities for trimming costs.

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Will a Date-Driven Winter Wheat Marketing Plan Improve Your Revenue? August 28, 2018

This article evaluates various date-driven winter wheat marketing strategies, using 20 years of prices for Kimball, Nebraska. It compares each year’s average harvest price and the probability of the average price of a strategy being higher than the cash price at harvest.

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Excel® Pro Tip: Sumif August 23, 2018

The "Sumif" app in Excel may be just what you need to sum data from individual fields within a category. Rather than restructure your data, this tool allows for customization.

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When terminating an oral or "handshake" land lease in Nebraska, notice needs to be made by Sept. 1, preferably by Registred Mail™.

Terminating a Verbal Farm Land Lease August 23, 2018

When terminating an oral or "handshake" land lease in Nebraska, notice needs to be made by Sept. 1, preferably by Registered Mail™. Written leases are recommended in all circumstances to avoid misunderstandings or lease disputes.

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Financial Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Ag Producers August 22, 2018

As experts continue to interpret the new tax code, two things are certain for ag producers: The changes are far reaching and complex and in many cases, will result in a lower tax liability. This overview looks at several of the major changes affecting ag producers.

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