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Excel Pro Tip: Conditional Formatting April 11, 2018

This series — Excel Pro Tips — covers some of the best formulas, tables, conditional formatting, and other processes to help users manage their record keeping more efficiently. This week it looks at conditional formatting,which can change the formatting of cells to provide fast visual cues to potential discrepancies.

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Ag accounting worksheets
Ag accounting worksheets

How Good Accounting Practices Aid Decision Making April 3, 2018

Correctly allocating costs, such as those for producing grain to feed livestock, can help provide solid information for decision making. Less careful allocations can confuse actual costs and lead to unfortunate management decisions.

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Negotiations, Farm Management

Types of Negotiators (Part 2) March 26, 2018

In the second article in this series, learn about two more negotiator types — Amiable and Expressive — and how best to negotiate with them. This is part of a larger series on how to improve your negotiation skills.

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Farm Finance and Ag Law Clinics This April March 22, 2018

Get one-on-one private farm finance and ag law consults at one of six clinics scheduled across the state this April. Reservations are currently being taken.

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Negotiations

Types of Negotiators (Part 1) March 19, 2018

Successful Negotiations 101: Know the style of the person with whom you're negotiating. Do they need details and time to absorb them or do they prefer fast-paced decision-making? Learn how to improve your negotiating skills.

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Negotiations
Negotiations

Negotiations: Striving for a Fair Process March 14, 2018

In the second article in a series on successful negotiation tactics, the author describes why using a process that is deemed to be procedurally fair has resounding effects on the end negotiated result.

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Farm and Ranch Succession Transition Workshops March 14, 2018

Considerations for passing on your farm or ranch to the next generation will be the focus of Farm and Ranch Estate Planning Workshops this month in Neligh, Wilber and Loup City.

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Figure 1. Two options for determining pasture rental rates are per acre and per cow-calf.

Q&A: How do I determine a fair pasture rental rate? March 9, 2018

What are some of the reasons why you would choose either a per-acre or a per cow-calf pair to determine pasture rental rate? Extension Forage Specialist Bruce Anderson discusses several benefits of each method.

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