Farm Management

Grain Marketing Workshops Offer Valuable Info in Year of Low Prices October 26, 2016

Location- and commodity-specific grain marketing information will be presented during the Nebraska Extension Grain Marketing Workshops to be held across Nebraska this winter. The meetings will provide information and tools to help grain producers minimize losses during this time of low prices.

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Farm Finance and Ag Law Clinics Set for November October 25, 2016

Openings are available for one-on-one, confidential farm finance and ag law consultations being conducted across the state each month. An experienced ag law attorney and ag financial counselor will be available to address farm and ranch issues related to financial planning, estate and transition planning, farm loan programs, debtor/creditor law, water rights, and other relevant matters.

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Calculating ag taxes

Agricultural Tax Planning in Low Income Years October 25, 2016

Producers often feel there is no need to do tax planning in years when there is no profit, but in many ways, it’s more important to do tax planning in low income years than it is in high income years.  There are many planning strategies that can be used to help save tax dollars over the long term if there is enough time to plan.

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Graphic of a hand on a calculator to accompany 5 tax tips
Graphic of a hand on a calculator to accompany 5 tax tips

5 Tax Deductions for Your Farm October 21, 2016

Tax time on the farm can be a little stressful. In gathering all your forms and receipts in preparation for a visit to your accountant, don’t forget about these five deductions.

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Four ways to improve your grain marketing today
Four ways to improve your grain marketing today

4 Ways to Improve your Grain Marketing Today October 7, 2016

Does grain marketing seem too complex? Are hesitation or fear clouding your confidence in developing and sticking with a marketing strategy? Regularly and successfully using these four practices ― such as subscribing to daily alerts from your elevator and tracking your local basis ― can help provide the information you need to improve your grain marketing.

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The Sandwich Generation: Farm/Ranch Transition When You Aren’t in Control October 6, 2016

A rancher once told me, “No one has the right to automatically inherit a family ranch… but everyone has the right to know what is going on.”

Are you that person who is wondering what is going on?  Passing a farm or ranch on to the next generation is a tough job, especially if the next generation is unsure of what will happen when their parents pass.

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Annie’s Project Retreat Nov. 4-5 in Scottsbluff October 5, 2016

Nebraska Extension will offer an Annie’s Project Retreat Nov. 4-5 at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff. Annie’s Project empowers farm and ranch women to be better business owners and partners. 

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Financial Health Check Classes for Farmers and Ranchers October 5, 2016

Are you ready to renew your farm or ranch operating note? Learn about preparing the information your lenders need and how to develop a solid financial recordkeeping system at a Financial Health Check program this fall in Scottsbluff.

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