Farm Management

Corn floor price by coverage level for 2018 revenue protection coverage

Considering New Crop Insurance Prices and Volatility Factors March 7, 2018

With a March 15 crop insurance deadline quickly approaching for many growers, university ag economists discuss points to consider and how to interpret this year’s crop insurance prices and volatility factors.

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Accounting for Agriculture: Personal Property Tax Relief Act March 5, 2018

With new changes in tax laws and likely more on the way, if you have tangible property in several districts, consider this option for taking more than one personal property tax exemption. With a little more paperwork, you can keep more of your income on the farm or ranch.

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Farm and Ranch Estate Planning Workshops March 2, 2018

Farm and ranch estate planning workshops will be held at four sites in March. The workshops offer information on how farm and ranch estates can be passed to ensure the financial stability of families.

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Calculator and rolls of financial data
Calculator and rolls of financial data

Accounting for Agriculture: Using Constructive Receipts February 27, 2018

Constructive receipts, as provided by US Internal Revenue Service code, provide a means for time-sensitive accounting to address transactions crossing over two record-keeping periods. Here's how to correctly use this accounting option.

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Figure 1. Using keyboard shortcuts can help you use Excel even more efficiently.

Excel Pro Tips for Increased Efficiency February 21, 2018

Learning how to use these keyboard shortcuts in Excel® can help you work more efficiently and likely with less frustration, once these tips are mastered.

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Farm Finance and Ag Law Clinics this March February 20, 2018

Looking for a professional, legal or financial consult regarding your ag operation? Register now to attend one of these five clinics this month.

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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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