Agricultural Economics Extension Department of Agricultural Economics - Main

Department of Agricultural Economics Extension


Jan 16, 2018
Dr. Rodney Jones
Agricultural producers are experiencing various degrees of financial stress resulting from multiple years of challenging commodity prices and other factors. Do you know how to quickly and consistently monitor the performance of your operation or operations with which you are working? Early and accurate assessment of the financial situation is one key to successfully navigating periods of financial stress. In this webinar, we stressed the importance of distinguishing between short-term stress and more fundamental long-term issues. We demonstrated and discussed key financial performance measures that are used to evaluate and monitor the financial position and performance of a farming business.
(Stress Testing -PPT)

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Jan 16, 2018
Dr. Damona Doye and J C. Hobbs
Dr. Damona Doye discussed the most recent Quicken Update and changes for 2018. J C. Hobbs provided an update covering the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
(Quicken 2018 - PPT)
(Tax Update -PPT)

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Dec 2, 2017
Dr. Shannon Ferrell
In this webinar, Shannon talked about a topic that’s been around for centuries, and is as important as it has ever been: agricultural leases. What are some of the common questions for landowners and renters as they enter an agricultural lease? What terms does the lease need to define? What happens when the lease is over? And finally, in the growing age of Big Data in agriculture, how should your lease handle data generated about the farm?
(Legal Issues - PPT)

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