Farm Management

Grain Marketing App

Extension App for Grain Marketing Plans Now Available for Android February 1, 2018

A Nebraska Extension mobile app to help corn, soybean, and wheat farmers manage their operations in a rapidly changing price environment is now available in Apple and Android.

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Nebraska net farm income 2000 - 2015

Characteristics Contributing to Nebraska Farm and Ranch Financial Stress January 24, 2018

Because producers are unique in their production costs, yields, prices, capital allocation, location, etc., identifying the demographic and financial characteristics contributing to financial stress is important to gain a deeper understanding of the problem. This article explores the results of a 2016 survey of Nebraska crop and livestock producers on the topic of financial stress.

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Austin Duerfeldt
Austin Duerfeldt

Duerfeldt New Southeast Nebraska Ag Economist Educator January 23, 2018

Austin Duerfeldt brings experience in crop production, financial management, and public service to his new position as Agricultural Economist Educator for Nebraska Extension in southeast Nebraska. He specializes in farm accounting, financial analysis, and taxation.

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Ag land lease

Landlord-Tenant Lease Workshops at 4 Panhandle Locations January 22, 2018

Developing win-win farm leases while maintaining positive relationships will be the focus of four Landlord-Tenant Lease Workshops being held in the Panhandle this winter. Learn the latest information on land values and cash rental rates, lease arrangements, and legal issues.

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Farmers Invited to Participate in UNL Custom Rate Survey January 22, 2018

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agricultural Economics is asking farmers and ranchers for help in compiling its annual report on Nebraska Farm Custom rates.

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Women in Ag video

Sharpen Your Management Skills at the Nebraska Women in Ag Conference Feb. 22-23 January 19, 2018

Women in the agricultural industry looking to improve their business management skills are encouraged to attend the 2018 Women in Agriculture Conference Feb. 22-23 in Kearney. Topics will focus on managing financial, market, production, human and legal risk. Registrations made by Feb. 13 are discounted.

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Graph comparing average corn prices with very high ending stocks.

Preparing For Pre-Harvest Marketing In 2018 January 18, 2018

Selling corn under $4.00/bushel is not fun for anyone, but it will be a reality for Nebraska producers this year. Despite low prices, there will be opportunities for savvy marketers. In this article the author reviews some of 2017's marketing challenges and offers suggestions for how to avoid them in 2018.

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Clinic Announcement

Farm Finance and Ag Law Clinics this February January 17, 2018

Openings are available for one-on-one, confidential farm finance and ag law consultations being conducted across the state this February. Eight clinics will be available this month.

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