Entries by UFARM Managers

How to Legally Terminate a Farm Lease

At some point or another, issues may arise between landowners and tenants regarding farmland leases. These issues are often complicated due to unwritten, verbal “handshake” agreements, where the involved parties have different recollections of what the lease entailed. Should it be determined by either party to terminate a farm lease, the issue may become more […]

Nebraska Flood Damage 2019

Nebraska flooding occurred in Central and Eastern Nebraska starting on Wednesday, March 13th. The mixture of snow on the frozen ground along with the 4 inches of rain that fell created a flooding disaster that was not expected. Livestock producers have been hit hard by this flood. Many have found it hard to get to […]

Cover Crops: The Future Or Just A Fad?

Cover Crops: The Future Or Just A Fad? In recent years, the addition of cover crops into a corn/soybean rotational cropping system has become more popular as the potential benefits of cover crops have become more widely recognized. Cover crops offer a wide variety of benefits to soil structure and health, but they can also […]

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Recent Farmland Auction Results

UFARM associates, Ethan Sorensen and Chris Scow recently assisted Brian Poppe, of Poppe Realty & Management in Falls City, Nebraska, with a land auction involving 80 acres of prime non-irrigated farmland in Richardson County, NE. The sale was well attended with multiple parties placing bids. At the end of the day, the parcel sold for […]

Nebraska Drought Monitor Gives Big Picture Around State

It’s no secret that 2017 is proving to be a dry growing season for producers across Nebraska and the upper Midwest. The dry conditions have been marked by pockets of heavy rainfall in isolated areas, resulting in an overall decrease in the corn crop condition. The percent of corn rated at good to excellent fell […]