Risk Management

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Using Cost of Production Information in a Good Risk Management Culture

September 2, 2022
Farm and ranch management experts discuss utilizing enterprise budgeting to establish costs of production and explore how to use this information in a good risk management culture to effectively manage risk.

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Five Key Principles of a Good Risk Management Culture

August 11, 2022
Farm and Ranch Management Specialist Jay Parsons reviews five key risk management principles and how they can be applied to your operation.

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Risk Preference Calculator: A Tool to Help Decision-Makers Succeed

February 23, 2022
Learn more about how to identify your risk preference and its importance in building a successful agriculture operation.

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Impacts of Crop Insurance and Intra-season Hedging on Long-run Net Income Risk

July 15, 2021
Results of a recent study on privately funded tools, such as hedging grain on the futures market, and publicly funded tools, such as government subsidized crop insurance to investigate the role of intra-season hedging strategies and crop insurance.

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Expanding the Farm Income Safety Net

June 12, 2019
A look at the wide and expanding safety net for crop producers provides perspective and management insight in the wake of current production and marketing challenges.

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2019 Nebraska Crop Income Projections

November 14, 2018
Try this three-step method to develop a crop income projection for 2019 based on average yield estimates, commodity price projections, and direct cost and overhead. The 2019 crop production budgets can be used as a guide.

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Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference Feb. 22-23

October 24, 2017
Mark your calendars for the 2018 Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference in Kearney. The event features two nationally known keynote speakers and more than 30 concurrent sessions on agricultural risk management.

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Market Journal: Selling Strategies for Corn and Soybeans; ARC and PLC Payments

October 20, 2017
The Oct. 20 Market Journal includes segments on corn and soybean markets, ARC and PLC payments, cutting or grazing alfalfa, and fixing ephemeral gullies.

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