Farm Management

So You’ve Inherited a Farm, Now What? Programs Start Aug. 15 July 25, 2018

If you've inherited or received farmland and want to learn more about the best strategies for managing this asset, you'll appreciate this program from Nebraska Extension. It's being held at 5 sites across the state.

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UNL Survey Results Indicate Rising Cost of Custom Machinery Operations July 12, 2018

Results from the university’s 2018 Custom Rates Survey indicate rising costs for some custom machine operations and services since the survey was last conducted two years ago. State average labor rates increased 6% to $18.85/hour and average diesel costs increased from $1.68 to $2.46/gallon, which could influence custom rate changes.

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Accounting for Agriculture: Federal Withholding after New Tax Bill July 11, 2018

With the higher standard deduction and changes in child credits in the new US tax code, taxpayers may need to reconsider how much to withhold for federal taxes in each pay period. Here are information and a tool to help you assess your situation.

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Agricultural Economic and Technology Summit July 17-18 July 9, 2018

Register now for "Challenging Times...Innovating Solutions," an agricultural economic and technology conference for growers and agribusiness. It will be held July 17-18 in Kearney.

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Overview of Production Cost Trends July 9, 2018

An overview of short- and long-term production cost trends and how to use this information for planning for 2019 crops.

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Excel Pro Tip: How Names Save Time June 25, 2018

Naming cells in Excel can make it easier and faster to locate just the cells you want for calculations. Amid a complex array of worksheets, naming can help you more quickly access and use the data you need.

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Gold Star Negotiations: The Power of Reciprocity June 19, 2018

Reciprocity can be a powerful persuasive tool in negotiations, but it also can be misused and lead to emotional rather than well thought-out responses. Learn how to recognize when reciprocity is being used and when to integrate it in your negotiations.

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Excel Pro Tip: Using Multiple Windows June 14, 2018

As Excel workbooks get more complex, it often becomes necessary to review different parts of a spreadsheet or different spreadsheets in the workbook at the same time. Using multiple windows can be a real time saver, helping users be more effective.

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