Farm Management

Farmer in tractor
Lance Cheung, USDA (Flickr/Public Domain)

Use of Operating Agreements in Farming Operations

August 18, 2021
Nebraska is one of six states that legally require Limited Liability Corporations (LLCs) to keep an operating agreement, but operating agreements can benefit all farms and ranches.

Read more

Calculator with financial papers

Ag Budget Calculator User Workshops Scheduled for Aug. 18, 24

August 12, 2021
The Center for Agricultural Profitability is hosting two online workshops next week for individuals to learn how to better use the new Ag Budget Calculator (ABC) program.

Read more

Terminating a Verbal Farm Land Lease

August 12, 2021
Some farm leases are not written but are verbal or "handshake" agreements. Because nothing is in writing, the parties may have different recollections of their agreement, making lease disputes more difficult to resolve.

Read more

Farm finance clinic banner

Free Farm and Ag Law Clinics Set for August, September

July 29, 2021
There are seven dates scheduled for free, in-person farm and ag law clinics throughout August and September. 

Read more

Hail damaged corn
Corn with hail damage from a July 9, 2021 storm, 10 miles west of Hemingford.

Revenue Protection Crop Insurance and Prices Rising from Spring to Fall

July 28, 2021
This UNL Agricultural Economics article reviews how revenue protection crop insurance works when prices rise from the spring to the fall.

Read more

Combine in field
USDA NRCS (Flickr/Public Domain)

Long Term Profitability, Balance and Growth of the Farm or Ranch Business

July 22, 2021
Nebraska Extension Agricultural Economist Matt Stockton examines the relationship between profitability and farm management in a balanced operation, and what it takes to be a skilled agriculturalist.

Read more

USDA NRCS Montana (Flickr/Public Domain)

Successful Grain Marketing Focuses on Establishing a Financially Successful Farm Price

July 22, 2021
This Center for Agricultural Profitability article highlights the role of expected revenue in relation to production costs in making the grain marketing decision as well as the creation and importance of your farm’s average selling price.

Read more

Family farm members
Lance Cheung/USDA (Flickr/Public Domain)

Keys to Successful Farm Transition Planning

July 22, 2021
Extension educator Allan Vyhnalek reviews the issues and goals a farm or ranch family should consider while planning a transition in their operation.

Read more