Farm Management

UNL Department of Agricultural Economics report on the Economic Impacts of the Nebraska Ethanol and Ethanol Co-Products Industry 2015-17

Economic Impacts of the Nebraska Ethanol and Ethanol Co-Products Industry 2015 - 2017

February 15, 2019
The Nebraska ethanol industry remains an important market in Nebraska with a production capacity of 2.558 billion gallons in 2017, resulting in the value of ethanol production at $3.764 billion, trailing only corn and cattle.

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Cornhusker Economics: Negotiating Cash Rent Like a Pro

February 13, 2019
Given the constraints of both the landlord and tenant, real estate taxes, and the farm economy, finding an equitable crop land rental agreement before February 28 may take a little creativity this year. Considering these factors may help.

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Landlord-Tenant Farmland Rent Workshops

February 5, 2019

Current and future landowners and tenants should make plans to attend one of several free land management workshops sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension. “Managing Agricultural Land for the 21st Century” will cover current trends in cash rental rates, lease provisions, and crop and grazing land considerations.

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Quarterly Webinar Series to Address Land Management Issues

January 31, 2019
The Agricultural Land Management Quarterly webinar series debuts February 18 with management advice and insight for Nebraska landowners, agricultural producers, and others with an interest in agricultural land.

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IANR's Engler Program Brings 'Shark Tank' to Nebraska

January 30, 2019
Those innovative solutions you've developed in your shop or even in your kitchen might just land you a place on next season's Shark Tank. The ABC Emmy-winning program will be hosting a casting call in Lincoln this April, courtesy of the IANR's Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship program. Come and connect with other Nebraska innovators.

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Farm Finance and Ag Law Clinics this February

January 29, 2019
Schedule free, one-on-one ag law or ag financial consultations at one of these five sites in February.

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Trends in Nebraska Agricultural Land Ownership and Rental Patterns

January 25, 2019
A survey of Nebraska farmers indicated that, typically, 50% of the cropland acres on an operation are owned and the other 50% are rented in either the form of cash leased or crop shared. Here are the percentages by district.

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Avoid Family Trouble when Planning Farm/Ranch Succession

January 24, 2019
When looking at farm succession or transfer, sometimes recognizing the contribution of the sibling who stayed on the farm can be difficult for those who didn't. Good communication among family members is critical to a fair settlement. Here's one plan.

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