Rural Prosperity Nebraska

 

RPN is focused on advancing rural communities by focusing on entrepreneurship, placemaking, regional food systems, leadership, engagement, and retainting and attracting people.

Active in all 93 counties and at ruralprosperityne.unl.edu

Rural Prosperity Nebraska

2021 Final Results

The market value of agricultural land in Nebraska increased 6% over the prior year to an average of $2,895 per acre, according to the final report from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 2021 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey.

Results are published by region and land type below.

https://cap.unl.edu/documents/2021-NE-Farm-Real-Estate-Report-final.pdf

As shoppers adjust their holiday gift-buying strategies due to supply chain issues, they might want to think about retooling their holiday meals, too.

Just as consumers are feeling the supply chain headaches, so too are farmers, food processors and shelf stockers. Nearly everything from fertilizer for fields, feed ingredients for livestock to harvesting fresh produce has been impacted by shortages that have slowed the supply chain to a crawl.

USDA Introduces New Insurance Policy for Farmers Who Sell Locally

WASHINGTON, Oct 6, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is rolling out a new insurance option specifically for agricultural producers with small farms who sell locally. The new Micro Farm policy simplifies record keeping and covers post-production costs like washing and value-added products.