Farm Management

Farm and Ranch Succession Transition Workshops March 14, 2018

Considerations for passing on your farm or ranch to the next generation will be the focus of Farm and Ranch Estate Planning Workshops this month in Neligh, Wilber and Loup City.

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Figure 1. Two options for determining pasture rental rates are per acre and per cow-calf.

Q&A: How do I determine a fair pasture rental rate? March 9, 2018

What are some of the reasons why you would choose either a per-acre or a per cow-calf pair to determine pasture rental rate? Extension Forage Specialist Bruce Anderson discusses several benefits of each method.

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Tax Reform Workshop March 14 at Scottsbluff March 7, 2018

Western Nebraska farmers and ranchers are invited to a tax reform workshop March 14 to learn about the impacts of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on their 2018 tax liability.

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Corn floor price by coverage level for 2018 revenue protection coverage

Considering New Crop Insurance Prices and Volatility Factors March 7, 2018

With a March 15 crop insurance deadline quickly approaching for many growers, university ag economists discuss points to consider and how to interpret this year’s crop insurance prices and volatility factors.

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Calculator and rolls of financial data

Accounting for Agriculture: Personal Property Tax Relief Act March 5, 2018

With new changes in tax laws and likely more on the way, if you have tangible property in several districts, consider this option for taking more than one personal property tax exemption. With a little more paperwork, you can keep more of your income on the farm or ranch.

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Farm scene

Farm and Ranch Estate Planning Workshops March 2, 2018

Farm and ranch estate planning workshops will be held at four sites in March. The workshops offer information on how farm and ranch estates can be passed to ensure the financial stability of families.

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Calculator and rolls of financial data
Calculator and rolls of financial data

Accounting for Agriculture: Using Constructive Receipts February 27, 2018

Constructive receipts, as provided by US Internal Revenue Service code, provide a means for time-sensitive accounting to address transactions crossing over two record-keeping periods. Here's how to correctly use this accounting option.

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Graphing data in recordkeeping software
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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