Financial Management

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Managing Risk with Annual Forages

June 24, 2021
Annual forages are a useful tool to help manage erosion risk and build more resilient soil profiles. When planting annual forages to manage risk, producers may want to consider purchasing a crop insurance policy under the Annual Forage Insurance Plan (AFIP). 

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Have You Reconciled Your Bank Statements Recently?

June 17, 2021
Reconciling your financial accounts is vital — extension educator Jessica Groskopf offers insights on how to make this part of your bookkeeping process simple and expedient.

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Quality Decision-making: What Should Farmers and Ranchers Be Paying Attention to Now?

May 20, 2021
To prepare producers for sustainability in the rapidly changing agricultural industry's environment, this article reviews tactics for protecting liquidity, reducing debt and managing law changes.

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Farm Income and the Safety Net in 2021

May 20, 2021
In this article, a brief analysis of farm income and federal farm income safety net programs provides some insight on current conditions and on potential future directions for ag policy and farm economics.

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Proactive and Quality Decision-making in Agriculture

April 29, 2021
A discussion on how growers can benefit from building proactive decision-making skills and get the results they want from their operation. 

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Managing an Ever-complex Farming Operation: Seven Types of Waste

April 22, 2021
To add value and success to your operation without adding more cattle or acres, review the seven types of wastes to watch for on your farm.

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Extension Record-keeping Course for Farmers and Ranchers Set for June

April 15, 2021
The next session of “Know Your Numbers, Know Your Options,” Nebraska Extension’s four-part farm and ranch record-keeping course, will be held virtually on Thursdays beginning June 3.

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Farm and Ag Law Clinics Set for April

March 23, 2020
Free legal and financial clinics are being offered for farmers and ranchers at seven sites across the state in April 2020. The clinics are one-on-one meetings with an agricultural law attorney and an agricultural financial counselor.

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