Financial Management

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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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Disaster, Financial Shocks & Stress - You Aren’t Alone

March 11, 2020
Everyone confronts times of stress. Know that whatever challenges you have faced, you are not alone!

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Financial Services Program Aims to Help Nebraska Farmers, Ranchers

January 23, 2020
A new Nebraska Extension financial services program offers farmers and ranchers across the state tools to utilize existing data to improve decision-making and management in their operations.

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Section 199a of the New Tax Act – The 20% Pass-Through

August 22, 2018
Implementing one of the new tax law changes, Section 199a - the 20% Pass-Through, may offer some challenges to tax preparers working with ag producers who qualify both as business owners and co-op members.

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