Farm Management

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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Government Shutdown Delays FSA Lien Waiver

January 11, 2019
One consequence of the current federal government shutdown is that Farm Service Agency (FSA) officials are unable to cosign checks received by FSA borrowers for sales of crops and livestock.

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Western Nebraska Workshops on Schedule F Tax Form

January 11, 2019

Nebraska Extension is conducting “Introduction to Schedule F” workshops in Chadron, Alliance and Kimball this month to explain the updated Federal Income Tax Form Schedule F for farmers and ranchers. The cost for the workshop is $20 per participant.

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Extension Workshop Focuses on Grain Marketing: Dollar and Cents

January 11, 2019
“Grain Marketing: Dollar and Cents,” a two-day, in-depth, hands-on workshop, will be offered at three sites this winter to help row-crop farmers create effective grain marketing plans specific to their operation and financial condition.

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Farm Programs, Payments, and Prospects

January 9, 2019
Barring significant market recovery or further trade assistance, producers will be managing for relatively low market prices and relatively little farm program support in 2019. This article from the 2019 Crop Production Clinic Proceedings outlines what to expect.

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Farm Finance and Ag Law Clinics

Farm Finance and Ag Law Clinics this January

December 12, 2018
Need a second opinion on an ag finance or ag law question? Schedule a free, one-on-one consultation at one of five sites this January.

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Harvest at sunset
New research from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln includes Actual Production History when examining producer input use behavior related to crop insurance.

Ag Economists Study How Crop Insurance May Affect Input Decisions

November 29, 2018
If producers are shielded from yield risk by crop insurance, does that affect their input use? New studies illustrate the role of actual production history and the dynamic nature of moral hazard in crop insurance.

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Farm Finance and Ag Law Clinics this December

November 26, 2018
Schedule free, one-on-one ag law or ag financial consultations at one of these four sites in December.

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