Farm Management

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Figure 1. Using keyboard shortcuts can help you use Excel even more efficiently.

Excel Pro Tips for Increased Efficiency

February 21, 2018
Learning how to use these keyboard shortcuts in Excel® can help you work more efficiently and likely with less frustration, once these tips are mastered.

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Farm Finance and Ag Law Clinics this March

February 20, 2018
Looking for a professional, legal or financial consult regarding your ag operation? Register now to attend one of these five clinics this month.

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Number of Nebraska Farms and Ranches Drops in 2017

February 16, 2018

The number of Nebraska farms and ranches declined in 2017, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. At 47,400, it was down 1,000 farms from 2016.  Numbers of farms and ranches in Nebraska with less than $100,000 in agricultural sales decreased 700 farms from a year earlier while operations with more than $100,000 in agricultural sales decreased 300 farms.

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Kansas-Nebraska Meetings to Target Farm Bill, Policy Issues

February 14, 2018
Producers, landowners and other agricultural policy stakeholders seeking information on the 2018 farm bill are encouraged to register for a series of five forums scheduled at locations across Kansas and Nebraska.

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Women in Agriculture Conference Feb. 22-23

February 13, 2018
"Growing Our Future, Valuing Our Traditions" will be key theme of the 2018 Women in Agriculture Conference with more than 30 workshops focusing on managing financial, market, production, human and legal risk.

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Gold Star Negotiations: Applying the Ackerman Bargaining Method

February 13, 2018
From buying new equipment to countering your kid’s request to stay up another 20 minutes, everyone negotiates. Learn these tips for applying the Ackerman Bargaining Method in everyday negotiations to achieve your goals.

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Characteristics of Financially Resilient Farms

February 5, 2018
Some farmers are finding profits despite the tough economic times. What are they doing that you might adopt or adapt to make your operation more resilient?

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Creating digital records of your recepits and invoices can free up storage space and aid in your office organization.

Digital Farm Records Made Easy

February 5, 2018
Do you have boxes and boxes of receipts, invoices and paperwork associated with your farm business? Consider increasing their usability by scanning them to create digital records that easily store and search out on your computer. Here's how.

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