Farm Management and Ag Policy

Wednesday November 30, 2022
Factoring in Drought for Tax Preparation
It's been a few years since we've had to deal with the drought related tax laws, but now is a good time to review them. Tina Barrett, Director of the Nebraska Farm Business Inc. has a few tips to share when it comes to getting your paperwork ready for taxes.MP3
https://beef.unl.edu/cattleproduction/taxconsequences-drought

Get The Code to Embed This Audio Clip

Wednesday November 23, 2022
Feedlot Innovation Center
The University of Nebraska recently broke ground on a new feedlot at the Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center near Mead. IANR Vice Chancellor Mike Boehm says the state-of-the-art feedlot will be for innovation, research, and teaching.MP3
https://news.unl.edu/newsrooms/today/article/feedlot-innovation-center-groundbreaking-event-is-nov-4/

Get The Code to Embed This Audio Clip

Monday November 14, 2022
Solar Energy Workshops
If you’ve been pondering whether solar energy is right for you, there is a workshop you can attend to have your questions answered. Nebraska Extension Energy Educator John Hay talks about the upcoming solar energy workshops.MP3
https://cropwatch.unl.edu/bioenergy

Get The Code to Embed This Audio Clip

Tuesday November 8, 2022
Drought Risk Management & PRF Insurance
The signup date for pasture rangeland insurance coverage is coming up soon. Nebraska Extension Farm and Ranch Management Specialist Jay Parsons talks about how crop producers can minimize drought risk for the next growing season.MP3
https://beef.unl.edu/beefwatch/2022/drought-risk-management-planning-prf-insurance-signup-deadline-december-1

Get The Code to Embed This Audio Clip

Thursday November 3, 2022
Farm Estate Transition and Leasing Meetings
Nebraska Extension will be hosting several meetings in the panhandle that deal with estate transition as well as leasing issues. Nebraska Extension Farm Succession Specialist Alan Vyhnalek talks about the workshops and when and where they will be held.MP3
https://cap.unl.edu/succession/ag-estate-planning-leasing-workshops-scheduled-panhandle-november

Get The Code to Embed This Audio Clip

Tuesday November 1, 2022
Adjusting Rental Payments When Tenants Own the Center Pivot
Traditionally on leased cropland, the landowner owns the pump and pivot. Nebraska Extension Ag Economist Jessica Groskopf says when tenants own the pivot, the rental rate charged should be discounted, to compensate for higher ownership and repair expenses.MP3
https://cap.unl.edu/land/how-adjust-rental-payments-when-tenants-own-center-pivot

Get The Code to Embed This Audio Clip

Thursday, October 27, 2022
2023 Farm Bill Issues
The upcoming election might have a big effect on the 2023 farm bill. Nebraska Extension Ag Policy Specialist Brad Lubben talks about some of the key issues that will need to be addressed.MP3
https://cap.unl.edu/policy-legal/2023-farm-bill-debate-underway

Get The Code to Embed This Audio Clip

Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Is Solar Energy Right For Your Farm Operation?
Solar energy isn’t anything new, but it might be able to help some farmers save money on their operations. Nebraska Extension Educator John Hay talks about some of the benefits of having a solar powered operation.MP3
https://news.unl.edu/newsrooms/today/article/hay-helps-rural-nebraskans-explore-clean-energy-options/

Get The Code to Embed This Audio Clip

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Entrepreneurial Success on a Ranch
Tom Field, Director for the UNL Engler Entreprenurship program, says entrepreneur opportunities often come from outside the business world that people are familiar with and have been working in for years. MP3
https://engler.unl.edu/

Get The Code to Embed This Audio Clip

Monday, October 17, 2022
Know Your Numbers, Know Your Options 2022
Nebraska Extension is offering a series of programs designed to help farmers make sound financial decisions. Nebraska Extension Educator Jessica Groskopf talks about the upcoming Know Your Numbers, Know Your Options online course. MP3
https://wia.unl.edu/know

Get The Code to Embed This Audio Clip

Thursday October 13, 2022
Nebraska LEAD Program Update
Providing real life experiences and educating ag leaders has been the focus of the Nebraska LEAD program for over 40 years. Program Director Terry Hejny talks about what’s in store for this year’s class.MP3
https://lead.unl.edu/

Get The Code to Embed This Audio Clip

Tuesday October 11, 2022
2022 Cash Rents
A new report from the USDA details ag land cash rental rates. Nebraska Extension Ag Economist Jim Jansen sorts out the report and discusses rental rates in various land uses and regions of Nebraska.MP3
https://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Nebraska/Publications/County_Estimates/

Get The Code to Embed This Audio Clip

Thursday September 29, 2022
Tax Options During Drought Conditions
Tax deferral options are available for both crop and livestock producers. Tina Barrett from Nebraska Farm Business Inc talks about what producers should know about the options. MP3
https://cap.unl.edu/finance/tax-consequences-drought

Get The Code to Embed This Audio Clip

Thursday September 22, 2022
Big Decisions for Farm Families
When a farm parent retires or passes away, the operation passes on to the family. Nebraska Extension Farm Succession Educator Allan Vyhnalek stresses that families should thoroughly talk through the matter before the parents retire or pass away to avoid misunderstanding and hurt feelings.MP3
https://cap.unl.edu/succession/get-perspective-big-decisions

Get The Code to Embed This Audio Clip

Monday September 12, 2022
New Cooperative Legal Considerations
Deciding to form a cooperative can be a great way to spur economic growth, but many questions pop up about legal counsel and bylaws. Cindy Houlden from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln Cooperative Development Program talks about how to properly form a cooperative.MP3
https://cap.unl.edu/rural/legal-questions-ask-when-forming-cooperatives

Get The Code to Embed This Audio Clip