Farm Management

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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Tax Reform Workshop March 14 at Scottsbluff March 7, 2018

Western Nebraska farmers and ranchers are invited to a tax reform workshop March 14 to learn about the impacts of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on their 2018 tax liability.

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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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Calculator and rolls of financial data

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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