Farm Management

Grain Marketing Workshops to Feature Location-Specific Information October 3, 2016

Grain marketing workshops will be offered across Nebraska starting in November to help grain producers minimize losses during this time of low prices. The first slate of locations for November and December is listed here. Watch CropWatch for additional site details as they're available.

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Building your FARM team graphic
Building your FARM team graphic

Who is on your Farm and Ranch Management (FARM) team? September 30, 2016

As CEO of your farm or ranch operation, who are the professionals you turn to for advice. Learn more why building a strong Farm and Ranch Management (FARM) Team can be critical to your operation's success.

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Farm Finance and Ag Law Clinics Set for October September 28, 2016

Six clinics are available this October to provide one-on-one, free, confidential counseling on ag finance and ag law issues. Schedule appointments in advance.

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Farm Finance and Ag Law Clinics Set for September August 17, 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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Terminating a Verbal Farm Land Lease August 16, 2016

Notice of termination of oral farm land leases must be made six months in advance of the end of the lease or no later than Aug. 31. The lease would then expire Feb. 28, 2017. This article includes a link to sample lease forms.

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Extension Seminar on Inheriting a Farm Aug. 17 July 29, 2016

Owning a farm, whether you inherited or purchased it, can be a challenge. Learn strategies for managing this asset at “So, You’ve Inherited a Farm, Now What?” The seminar will be presented by Nebraska Extension on Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 9-11:30 a.m. at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln.

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August Farm Finance & Ag Law Clinics July 15, 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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Chart showing farm working capital changes over several years
Chart showing farm working capital changes over several years

If Working Capital is Disappearing, What Should You Do? July 15, 2016

In the July 13 UNL Cornhusker Economics, Tina Barrett, executive director of Nebraska Farm Business, Inc., writes: "It seems just about every farm management topic/article/presentation is talking about working capital these days. We’ve heard experts talk about “Cash is King” for years but why is it really important?

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