Farm Management

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Impacts of Crop Insurance and Intra-season Hedging on Long-run Net Income Risk

July 15, 2021
Results of a recent study on privately funded tools, such as hedging grain on the futures market, and publicly funded tools, such as government subsidized crop insurance to investigate the role of intra-season hedging strategies and crop insurance.

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Calculating Field Operation Costs with ABC and Setting Harvest Rates

July 15, 2021
Nebraska Extension Educator Glennis McClure reviews the rates reported in the 2020 biennial custom rates report and how to utilize the UNL Department of Agricultural Economics’ new Ag Budget Calculator program.

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Ag Land Management, Leasing Workshops Scheduled Across State

July 15, 2021
Nebraska Extension and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Center for Agricultural Profitability will host a series of 12 land management workshops across the state between July 22 and Sept. 8.

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Free Farm and Ag Law Clinics Set for July

June 29, 2021
With in-person meetings resuming, there are seven dates and locations set for free farm and ag law clinics in July.

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Ag Carbon Credit Contract Checklist

June 29, 2021
With considerable interest in selling carbon credits in the agriculture industry, farmers should carefully consider the financial implications of a carbon contract before meeting with an aggregator.

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IANR Launches Center for Agricultural Profitability

June 29, 2021
The new center focuses on research, extension outreach and education related to profitability and supporting informed decision-making and management choices for farmers and ranchers.

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Managing Risk with Annual Forages

June 24, 2021
Annual forages are a useful tool to help manage erosion risk and build more resilient soil profiles. When planting annual forages to manage risk, producers may want to consider purchasing a crop insurance policy under the Annual Forage Insurance Plan (AFIP). 

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Have You Reconciled Your Bank Statements Recently?

June 17, 2021
Reconciling your financial accounts is vital — extension educator Jessica Groskopf offers insights on how to make this part of your bookkeeping process simple and expedient.

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