Farm Management and Ag Policy

August 19, 2022
Terminating a Verbal Farmland Lease
Farm leases are often agreed to with a firm handshake. Nebraska Extension Educator Jessica Groskopf says certain legal issues can cause problems when those verbal agreements need to be terminated. MP3
https://cap.unl.edu/land/terminating-verbal-farmland-lease-0

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Wednesday August 3, 2022
2022 Cropland Value Report
The Kansas City Federal Reserve continues to report a trend in increasing land values. Nebraska Extension Ag Economist Jim Janssen talks about the rising value of cropland in Nebraska.MP3
https://cap.unl.edu/land/cropland-values-central-us-show-strength-2022

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Monday August 1, 2022
Media Trust and Rural Nebraska
Media trustworthiness has been declining for a few years. University of Nebraska Rural Poll Survey Research Manager Becky Vogt says that trend also exists in rural Nebraska and explains why people are suspicious of certain news sources.MP3
https://cap.unl.edu/rural/changes-trust-media-rural-nebraska

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Monday July 25, 2022
Protecting Liquidity with Tax Planning
Protecting liquidity after a profitable year is important to any bottom line. Nebraska Farm Business Inc. Director Tina Barrett offers some tax planning tips for farm operators. MP3
https://cap.unl.edu/finance/protecting-liquidity-tax-planning

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Thursday July 14, 2022
Mending Fences After a Disaster
Severe weather can damage or destroy field fences and mending them can involve some neighborly agreements between your farm operation and the fields adjacent to other land owners. Nebraska Extension Educator Jessica Groskopf talks about how fences get mended and who should pay for the repairs. MP3
https://cap.unl.edu/management/rebuilding-fences-after-disaster

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Monday July 11, 2022
Establishing Trust in Farm Families
Farm family members need to trust each other in order to have a harmonious relationship as well as run the farming operation. Nebraska Extension Specialist Allan Vyhnalek talks about trust, communication and listening. MP3
https://cap.unl.edu/succession/without-trust-how-does-family-function

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Friday July 8, 2022
High Fuel Prices and Inflation Issues for Crop Producers
Economic factors like inflation, drought and fuel prices are having a problematic effect on crop production. Cory Walters, Nebraska Extension Grain Economist talks about how commodity prices are responding and what farmers can plan to see in future grain markets.MP3
https://cap.unl.edu/

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Friday July 1, 2022
Retirement or End of Life Documents
No one wants to think about retiring from the farm let alone the end of their life, but Nebraska Extension Specialist Allan Vyhnalek says, planning for the future is critical to keeping the farm in the family, and it’s especially important to get those plans in writing. MP3
https://cap.unl.edu/succession/keys-successful-farm-transition-planning

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June 7, 2022
Annual Forage Insurance
It might be time to consider and sign up for the Annual Forage Insurance Plan. Nebraska Extension Specialist Jay Parsons says the deadline is July 15th and might make sense for some farmers experiencing drought conditions. MP3
https://cap.unl.edu/forage/insurance-annual-forages-sign-deadline-july-15

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Monday May 30, 2022
Planning for Succession
Finding time to talk to your family about succession planning for your farm may be difficult. Nebraska Extension Farm Succession Educator Allan Vyhnalek says over half of Nebraska farm operations don’t have a succession plan in place, and that can lead to major problems in the future.MP3
https://cap.unl.edu/succession

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Monday May 23, 2022
Land Link for Landowners and Renters
Matching landowners with young farmers is the focus of a program called ‘Land Link’ offered by Nebraska Extension. Allan Vyhnalek, Nebraska Extension Farm Succession Educator talks about the goals of ‘Land link’ and how to apply.MP3
https://cap.unl.edu/landlink

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Wednesday April 20, 2022
Planning a Farm Succession
No one wants to think about their own mortality but when it comes to the family farm, planning ahead will save a lot of headaches for family members later on. Nebraska Extension Farm Succession and Estate Planning Specialist Allan Vyhnalek says make a plan, and do it now. MP3
https://cap.unl.edu/succession/farm-succession-planning-why-and-how

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Wednesday April 13, 2022
Nebraska Land Values and Cash Rents
A new report on Nebraska ag land values shows farmland increasing to historic highs in the state. Nebraska Extension Ag Economist Jim Janssen says that will have an impact on cash rentals.MP3
https://cap.unl.edu/land/farm-real-estate-survey-nebraska-ag-land-values-16-cash-rental-rates-updated

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Friday April 8, 2022
2022 Nebraska Farmland Report
The value of Nebraska’s farmland has hit historic highs. Nebraska Extension Ag Economist Jim Jansen says value is up across the state according to a recent study done by the University of Nebraska. MP3
https://cap.unl.edu/land/2022-nebraska-farmland-values-hit-historic-highs

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Tuesday April 5, 2022
Active Communication Between Landlords and Tenants
Communication is the key to every farm leasing agreement. Nebraska Extension Educator Allan Vyhnalek says even though agreements on paper have been signed, it’s important to keep the conversation going. MP3
https://cap.unl.edu/land

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