Farm Management

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How Does Refinancing Affect Your Balance Sheet?

April 1, 2021
Refinancing can be a useful tool for farms and ranches to improve cash flow, but it also impacts your balance sheet. Jessica Groskopf takes a closer look at what changes you should be prepared to see.

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Hosted by Samantha Teten and Jackson Stansell — graduate students in UNL's Department of Biological Systems Engineering and Nebraska Extension Digital Agriculture team members — FarmBits Podcast is a weekly series highlighting new innovations and trends in digital agriculture through interviews with academic experts, farmers and industry specialists.

FarmBits Podcast: Building Your Digital Presence

March 18, 2021
In this week’s episode, Rachel Stevens, founder of Heartland Ag Consulting, discusses the importance of establishing a digital presence for modern agribusinesses and farms.

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Crop Insurance 2021: The Role of the New Enhanced Coverage Option

March 18, 2021
Thinking of enrolling in the new crop insurance option for 2021? Here's what you need to know about the Enhanced Coverage Option (ECO) before you make a decision.

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2021 Crop Insurance Projected Prices and Guaranteed Prices

March 18, 2021
What are the chances of crop insurance prices declining to unfavorable levels between now and this fall? Cory Walters takes a closer look.

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Free Farm and Ag Law Clinics Set for April

March 18, 2021
Free legal and financial clinics are being offered for farmers and ranchers across the state in April 2021, providing one-on-one meetings with an agricultural law attorney and an agricultural financial counselor.

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Farm Stat, a new online tool, allows producers or agronomists to specify how many treatments and replications their unique study had and then enter their data for a complete statistical analysis of variance, which can be saved as a PDF.

New Online ‘Farm Stat’ Tool Allows Farmers and Agronomists to Easily Analyze Data from Their Own On-Farm Research

March 12, 2021
Created by the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network, Farm Stat is a free program that enables growers and agronomists to easily run statistical analysis of their own research studies.

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Hosted by Samantha Teten and Jackson Stansell — graduate students in UNL's Department of Biological Systems Engineering and Nebraska Extension Digital Agriculture team members — FarmBits Podcast is a weekly series highlighting new innovations and trends in digital agriculture through interviews with academic experts, farmers and industry specialists.

FarmBits Podcast: Experimentation for Optimization

March 11, 2021
In this week’s episode of FarmBits Podcast, Nebraska Extension Educator Laura Thompson discusses the dos and don'ts of conducting research trials on your own farm and why on-farm research will provide valuable insights for your operation.

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2021: Agricultural Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage for Corn Base Acres?

March 4, 2021
With the Farm Programs deadline quickly approaching, Extension experts offer advice on choosing between Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC).

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