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In a new episode of Nebraska FARMcast, Dave Aiken, professor and extension agricultural law specialist, discusses two new Nebraska legislative bills aimed at restricting alien land ownership.

Foreign Land Ownership Bills Introduced in Nebraska Legislature

February 15, 2024
Dave Aiken, professor and extension agricultural law specialist, discusses two new Nebraska legislative bills aimed at restricting alien land ownership.

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Land Management Quarterly, presented by the Center for Ag Profitability, is free to attend and recorded for on-demand viewing. Watch previous recordings here.

UNL Ag Land Management Webinar to Offer Updates on Cash Rents, Farm Programs, Leasing

November 14, 2023
The final Land Management Quarterly webinar for 2023 will cover recent findings from the USDA NASS county-level cash rent survey and trends in farm programs influencing operations across the state.

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Nebraska ranks fifth in the U.S. for rising farm real estate and third for rising cropland value in 2023. (Center for Ag Profitability/Real Ag Stock image)

USDA Reports on 2023 Nebraska Land Values and County-level Cash Rent Estimates

October 18, 2023
According to USDA estimates, Kansas, New Jersey and Nebraska have experienced the highest increases in U.S. cropland value this year.

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This webinar features Dave Aiken, UNL professor and agricultural and water law specialist, and Larry Van Tassell, UNL professor and Center for Agricultural Profitability director. (USDA FSA image)

Webinar: Foreign Investment in the U.S. and Ag Land Ownership Restrictions

October 12, 2023
Center for Ag Profitability experts examine the current state and implications of foreign investment in agricultural land in the U.S. and Nebraska.

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Estate planning goes beyond creating a will and assigning beneficiaries to inherit land after a death — it's also important for farmers and ranchers to consider what medical care they want to receive if a debilitating illness or accident leaves them unable to make decisions.

Are You a Farmer or Rancher Over 18? It’s Time for an Estate Plan

October 12, 2023
Often, the risk of failure for a farm caused by the unexpected death or disability of a young person is much greater than the loss of an older member. In this article, learn more about the key components of creating an estate plan for young producers. 

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Brandon Dirkschneider, managing principal/president with Insurance Design Management (Omaha), certified financial planner and farm succession coordinator, is the featured speaker of a new transition planning webinar, free to the public on CAP. (Photo courtesy Erin Ehnle Brown/realagstock)

Transition Planning Webinar: Ensuring Success on the Family Farm and Ranch

September 1, 2023
Learn how to get the right transition plan in place for your farm or ranch operation with this free webinar, featuring Brandon Dirkschneider of Insurance Design Management.

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The Agricultural Land Management Quarterly webinars address common management issues for Nebraska landowners, ag operators and related stakeholders. To review historical land management webinars, visit the Center for Ag Profitability.

Agricultural Land Management Quarterly Webinar

August 25, 2023
The August webinar covers the final report of the 2023 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Survey, and a special report on adjusting irrigated cropland rental rates.

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UNL Report Finds Nebraska Ag Land Values at All-time High

August 11, 2023
In this RFD-TV segment, Nebraska Extension Economist Jim Jansen discusses the factors affecting Nebraska's unprecedented 2023 ag land values.

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