Input Cost

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Fertilizer Costs: What is Driving the Increase and How Can Growers Manage It?

February 9, 2022
An in-depth analysis of the factors influencing fertilizer prices in 2022, as well as recommendations for managing input costs.

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A Perfect Storm in Fertilizer Markets

December 2, 2021
Ag industry professionals review the elements at the root of steep increases in phosphorus and nitrogen fertilizers prices this year.

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Suggestions for Planning for Rising Fertilizer Prices and Bull Markets

November 30, 2021
Extension educators review how Nebraska farmers can make the best purchase decisions for 2022 as fertilizer and input prices continue to rise.

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Dec. 15 Extension Workshop to Cover Crop Inputs, Cost of Production

November 30, 2021
In this live workshop, extension educators will also discuss fertilizer recommendations based on soil tests, herbicide supply impacts and commodity prices.

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2022 Crop Inputs and Cost of Production Workshops

October 26, 2021
In these workshops, extension educators will discuss the forces that are driving input costs and commodity prices, fertilizer recommendations based on soil test results, and preparing cost of production budgets.

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Fertilizer Prices Forecasted to Continue Increase: What to Know

Fertilizer Prices Forecasted to Continue Increase: What to Know

October 20, 2021
With nitrogen prices predicted to continue increase in the coming years, now is a great time for producers to work on their fertilizer use regime.

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By incorporating residual nitrate-nitrogen into the nitrogen fertilizer prescription, there is potential to substantially reduce fertilizer cost per acre.

Now is the Time to Use the Nutrients You are Banking in Your Soils

October 20, 2021
With the recent increase in fertilizer prices, it is more important than ever to use the right amount of fertilizer to maximize the economic returns. Applying too little or too much fertilizer can result in substantial economic loss.

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2022 Cost of Production Increases, Expected Profit and Navigating a Riskier Financial Environment

October 19, 2021
In this article, UNL professionals discuss the 2022 cropping year by examining increases in input prices, expected profit and risk management.

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