Market Journal

Farm Finance Averages Show Some Light, Despite Concerning Ag Debt

May 3, 2017
Nebraska Farm Business, Inc. recently completed its financial averages for 2016. These averages represent producers across the state who participate in this financial analysis program. Nebraska Farm Business Inc. provides producers with a comprehensive analysis of the financial health of their business, including their accrual basis net farm income (the true earnings of the business), an earned net worth change, cost of production, 21 financial ratios, and more. Each year the data collected from these farms’ records is averaged to provide participants with information to benchmark their operations. Taking a closer look at these averages also indicates shifting trends across these farms and ranches.

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Market Journal on Wheat, Markets, Grazing, Spring Weather

April 1, 2016
On this week's Market Journal: Market Analysis — Jeff Peterson, Heartland Farm Partners president, summarizes the USDA’s estimates on planting acres and grain stocks. Scouting Winter Wheat — Stephen Wegulo, Nebraska Extension plant pathologist, discusses the need to scout for rusts.

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Market Journal: Meeting Challenges in Corn Production, Market Analysis

January 22, 2016
On this week's Market Journal Bob Nielsen, Purdue University corn specialist, describes the challenges corn growers may face in 2016 and advises growers to manage the details throughout the season to achieve top yields.

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Market Journal: Market Analysis, Trade, and Resistance Management

January 15, 2016

View the full Jan. 15 Market Journal episode or selected segments below.

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