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Produced by the Center for Agricultural Profitability in the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska FARMcast offers essential farm and ranch management information for agricultural decision-makers.

Find more resources at https://cap.unl.edu.

Nebraska FARMcast - Farm and Ranch Management Center for Agricultural Profitability

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Produced by the Center for Agricultural Profitability in the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska FARMcast offers essential farm and ranch management information for agricultural decision-makers.

Find more resources at https://cap.unl.edu.

    How Policy Can Drive Market for Biofuels with Brad Lubben

    How Policy Can Drive Market for Biofuels with Brad Lubben

    This episode explores how federal policy shapes the market for biofuels, a critical aspect impacting farmers nationwide. Nebraska Extension Policy Specialist Dr. Brad Lubben’s latest Policy Report column for Nebraska Farmer magazine dives into how U.S. policy drives the development of the renewable fuels markets and how the increased use of products like renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel might help to propel the ag economy. He joins to discuss.



    More at https://cap.unl.edu/forage/how-policy-can-drive-market-biofuels

    • 14 min
    Gift Leasebacks in Estate and Transition Planning with Jessica Groskopf

    Gift Leasebacks in Estate and Transition Planning with Jessica Groskopf

    Jessica Groskopf, a Nebraska Extension agricultural economist, discusses one approach to wealth transfer and estate planning within farming families. Jessica has just published the third article in a series that highlights different tactics for bringing family members into the operation.

    This episode focues on the concept of combining gifting with lease agreements as a means of transferring assets between generations while ensuring the viability of the farm or ranch. This not only addresses the complexities of estate planning but also maintains the standard of living for all parties involved.

    Find more, including the full series of articles, at https://cap.unl.edu/succession/ideas-estate-and-transition-planning-gift-leaseback

    • 10 min
    Net Farm Income Impacts Net Worth Growth with Glennis McClure

    Net Farm Income Impacts Net Worth Growth with Glennis McClure

    Glennis McClure, an Extension Educator and FARM and Ranch Management Analyst with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, joins to discuss the intricacies of farm and ranch operations’ financials at the start of the year. She talks about her new article on why traditional tax documents might not tell the full story of a farm's financial health and how accrual adjustments can offer a clearer picture.



    Read more: https://cap.unl.edu/finance/net-farm-income-impacts-net-worth-growth

    • 14 min
    To Retain or Not to Retain: A Heifer Dilemma with TL Meyer

    To Retain or Not to Retain: A Heifer Dilemma with TL Meyer

    On this episode, we look at a critical decision point for cow-calf producers: whether to retain heifers for herd replacement or to opt for purchasing them. This decision can have implications on the operational goals, finances, and the herd’s genetic future for cow-calf operators. To explore what to consider in this decision-making process, we're joined by TL Meyer, a Livestock Systems Educator with Nebraska Extension, who has just authored a new article on the topic.



    Read more at https://cap.unl.edu/livestock/retain-not-retain-heifer-dilemma

    • 8 min
    Buy Fresh Buy Local 2024 Membership with Charlotte Narjes

    Buy Fresh Buy Local 2024 Membership with Charlotte Narjes

    We learn about the work of Buy Fresh Buy Local Nebraska to connect Nebraskans to local farms and foods amid their 2024 membership drive. The organization, based at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, offers members inclusion in their popular local food guide, published annually and distributed across the state. Interim Coordinator Charlotte Narjes joins to discuss.

    Read more about the membership drive here or visit the Buy Fresh Buy Local Nebraska website.

    • 8 min
    Paying Family Members on the Farm or Ranch with Jessica Groskopf

    Paying Family Members on the Farm or Ranch with Jessica Groskopf

    Bringing children into the operation is the goal for many farms and ranches, but it can require some creative approaches so that everyone involved can earn a living. Jessica Groskopf, an extension educator and agricultural economist with the Center for Agricultural Profitability, is writing a series of articles for our website, cap.unl.edu, detailing ideas to help this transition process. She joins to discuss her first article in the series, about monetary compensation for family members.



    Read more: https://cap.unl.edu/management/paying-family-members-farm-or-ranch

    • 11 min

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