Farm Management

Number of Nebraska Farms and Ranches Drops in 2017 February 16, 2018

The number of Nebraska farms and ranches declined in 2017, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. At 47,400, it was down 1,000 farms from 2016.  Numbers of farms and ranches in Nebraska with less than $100,000 in agricultural sales decreased 700 farms from a year earlier while operations with more than $100,000 in agricultural sales decreased 300 farms.

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Kansas-Nebraska Meetings to Target Farm Bill, Policy Issues February 14, 2018

Producers, landowners and other agricultural policy stakeholders seeking information on the 2018 farm bill are encouraged to register for a series of five forums scheduled at locations across Kansas and Nebraska.

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Women in Ag proo

Women in Agriculture Conference Feb. 22-23 February 13, 2018

"Growing Our Future, Valuing Our Traditions" will be key theme of the 2018 Women in Agriculture Conference with more than 30 workshops focusing on managing financial, market, production, human and legal risk.

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Negotiations

Gold Star Negotiations: Applying the Ackerman Bargaining Method February 13, 2018

From buying new equipment to countering your kid’s request to stay up another 20 minutes, everyone negotiates. Learn these tips for applying the Ackerman Bargaining Method in everyday negotiations to achieve your goals.

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Farmstead

Characteristics of Financially Resilient Farms February 5, 2018

Some farmers are finding profits despite the tough economic times. What are they doing that you might adopt or adapt to make your operation more resilient?

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Creating digital records of your recepits and invoices can free up storage space and aid in your office organization.

Digital Farm Records Made Easy February 5, 2018

Do you have boxes and boxes of receipts, invoices and paperwork associated with your farm business? Consider increasing their usability by scanning them to create digital records that easily store and search out on your computer. Here's how.

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Market Journal looks at Impacts on Soybean Prices February 2, 2018

This week on Market Journal host Jeff Wilkerson talks with Luke Beckman, Central Valley Ag ProEdge grain sales manager, about how weather concerns in Argentina are impacting soybean prices in the US. Also this week: bacterial leaf streak hosts, solar power for ag operations, and more.

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Grain Marketing App

Extension App for Grain Marketing Plans Now Available for Android February 1, 2018

A Nebraska Extension mobile app to help corn, soybean, and wheat farmers manage their operations in a rapidly changing price environment is now available in Apple and Android.

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