Does grain marketing seem too complex? Are hesitation or fear clouding your confidence in developing and sticking with a marketing strategy? Regularly and successfully using these four practices ― such as subscribing to daily alerts from your elevator and tracking your local basis ― can help provide the information you need to improve your grain marketing.
A rancher once told me, “No one has the right to automatically inherit a family ranch… but everyone has the right to know what is going on.”
Are you that person who is wondering what is going on? Passing a farm or ranch on to the next generation is a tough job, especially if the next generation is unsure of what will happen when their parents pass.
Nebraska Extension will offer an Annie’s Project Retreat Nov. 4-5 at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff. Annie’s Project empowers farm and ranch women to be better business owners and partners.
Are you ready to renew your farm or ranch operating note? Learn about preparing the information your lenders need and how to develop a solid financial recordkeeping system at a Financial Health Check program this fall in Scottsbluff.
Grain marketing workshops will be offered across Nebraska starting in November to help grain producers minimize losses during this time of low prices. The first slate of locations for November and December is listed here. Watch CropWatch for additional site details as they're available.
Openings are available for one-on-one, confidential farm finance and ag law consultations being conducted across the state each month. An experienced ag law attorney and ag financial counselor will be available to address farm and ranch issues related to financial planning, estate and transition planning, farm loan programs, debtor/creditor law, water rights, and other relevant matters.
Notice of termination of oral farm land leases must be made six months in advance of the end of the lease or no later than Aug. 31. The lease would then expire Feb. 28, 2017. This article includes a link to sample lease forms.