Financial Management

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Participants are encouraged to attend all three workshops, as each will review different tax fundamentals and information.

Virtual Workshop Series to Cover Tax Basics, Strategies for Midwestern Women in Ag

October 26, 2023
The workshops will cover a wide range of tax topics for ag producers, including Schedule F forms, claiming deductions, tax strategies to shift income and lower tax bills, and compliance requirements.

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The latest farm income webinar from the Center of Ag Profitability features discussion by Brad Lubben, UNL associate professor and extension policy specialist, and Scott Brown, associate professor and interim director of the University of Missouri's Rural and Farm Finance Policy Analysis Center.

Webinar: Nebraska and U.S. Farm Income Update and Outlook

October 18, 2023
Ag finance experts provide an analysis of the latest farm income situation, including factors for the rising net farm income in Nebraska this year.

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In addition to equipment and operational costs, the number of acres to be harvested, time, the availability of good custom operators in your area, and harvest efficiency all contribute to making an economic decision on hiring custom work. (Center for Ag photo)

Harvest Operations: Own It or Hire It?

September 22, 2023
A review of custom rates in 2022 and how to use the Ag Budget Calculator to determine what custom operators may be charging this year.

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Though the farm finance and ag law clinics are offered monthly at sites across Nebraska, remote sessions are another option — call the number below to arrange a one-on-one meeting via phone or virtual platform.

Free Farm and Ag Law Clinics Set for September, October

August 31, 2023
Nebraskans can attend one of the four dates scheduled for free, in-person farm and ag law clinics in September and October, or call to arrange a virtual/phone appointment.

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Trends highlighted in USDA NASS's recent Technology Use survey indicate that Nebraska producers are more readily taking advantage of technological advances to improve their farm management skills and processes. (Center for Ag Profitability photo)

Technology Use Growing on Nebraska Farms and Ranches

August 24, 2023
A recent USDA NASS survey on technology use in agriculture revealed some interesting trends for the industry — in particular, Nebraska's above-average rating on ownership and use of technology.

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Glennis McClure, an extension educator and farm and ranch management analyst with the Center for Agricultural Profitability, will facilitate the workshops, which are free to attend and include Q&A sessions for participants. (USDA/Flickr photo)

Tracking Cost of Production During the Growing Season Using the Ag Budget Calculator (ABC) Program

July 28, 2023
In these workshops, ag finance professionals will guide participants through the process of creating customized crop budgets for owned and rented farms, determining costs on a per-farm or field basis, and more.

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Free Farm and Ag Law Clinics Set for August

July 20, 2023
Free legal and financial clinics are being offered for farmers and ranchers across the state in August. The clinics are one-on-one in-person meetings with an agricultural law attorney and an agricultural financial counselor.

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The Agricultural Budget Calculator can help producers develop economic and cash enterprise budgets to determine breakeven prices and yields. (Center for Ag Profitability photo)

Using Breakeven Analysis for Better Decisions

June 30, 2023
Center for Ag Profitability Director Larry Van Tassell explains how to calculate breakeven prices and yields, and how the Agricultural Budget Calculator can help speed the process.

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