Farm Management

Farm Finance and Ag Law Clinics in June

May 25, 2018
One-on-one, confidential farm finance and ag law consultations are available at five sits this June to address farm and ranch issues related to financial planning, estate and transition planning, farm loan programs, debtor/creditor law, and water rights.

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Syngenta GMO Settlement Claims Due October 12, 2018

May 23, 2018
Corn producers and eligible landlords have until Oct. 12 to file claims on the Syngenta GMO Settlement. Here's an outline of the claims process and what growers need to do.

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NFBI Averages Show Crop Operations Buoyed Up by Livestock in 2017

May 17, 2018
The 2017 averages from farm and ranch operations serviced by Nebraska Farm Business, Inc. were recently released and show more polarization among healthy and non-healthy financial situations among the group. With the downturn in crop prices, operations that did not adapt are struggling.

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Accounting for Agriculture: Who’s a “Related Person”?

May 14, 2018
Understanding the IRS definition of family and its implications for your taxes is important when doing business with "related persons." This is one in a series of articles on Accounting for Agriculture.

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How Land Transitions can Lead to Unintended Consequences

May 10, 2018
Inaction or failing to plan and communicate your wishes for transitioning your farm estate can create unnecessary and unexpected problems for the next generation. Here's what one family faced after the passing of their parents and what might have been done differently.

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Smart Choices in Agriculture

May 10, 2018
Smart Choices in Agriculture is a process designed to provide agricultural producers with a solid foundation for consistently making good decisions in a very challenging environment. Learn how using this process can help you improve your decision-making skills.

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You can fill the bin, but can you empty it?

May 9, 2018
This is often a good time to monitor prices and market stored grain as many buyers may offer a price bump due to limited supply during the planting season. Also storing grain too long may result in a lower price per bushel than was available at harvest, nullifying the logic of placing it in the bin to begin with.

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Gold Star Negotiations: The Winner's Curse

May 7, 2018

From buying new equipment to countering your child’s request to stay up another 20 minutes, everyone negotiates. This series is designed to provide helpful tips and tricks to use and watch out for when negotiating. See more articles in this series.

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