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Our Relationship....And Managing The Farm/Business, Kathy Bosch Jan 2002

Our Relationship....And Managing The Farm/Business, Kathy Bosch

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

When couples manage or own a farm, ranch or other business, they face many challenges. Often these challenges or obstacles are not anticipated.


Cc02-428 Achieving Success With A Business Plan: Case Study Of A Diversified Farm Business Plan, Jody Wichmann, Thomas Dorn, H. Douglas Jose Jan 2002

Cc02-428 Achieving Success With A Business Plan: Case Study Of A Diversified Farm Business Plan, Jody Wichmann, Thomas Dorn, H. Douglas Jose

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This publication is a case study of a diversified farm business plan. It covers the business organization; history and overview of operation; operation layout; mission statement and goals; strategic outlook; present business, legal and contractual situation; production, financial marketing, and personnel situations; job description, salary, benefits and labor training; and personnel summary.


Cc02-426 Achieving Success With A Business Plan: Case Study Of A Cow/Calf Business Plan, Jody Wichmann, John Hanson, H. Douglas Jose Jan 2002

Cc02-426 Achieving Success With A Business Plan: Case Study Of A Cow/Calf Business Plan, Jody Wichmann, John Hanson, H. Douglas Jose

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This publication is a case study of a cow/calf business plan. It covers the business organization; history and overview of the operation; the operation layout; mission statement and goals; present business, legal and contractual situations; production, financial, marketing and personnel situations; job description, salary, benefits and labor training; and personnel summary.


Cc02-424 Achieving Success With A Business Plan: Case Study To Prepare A Grain Farm Business Plan, Jody Wichmann, John Hanson, Thomas Dorn, H. Douglas Jose Jan 2002

Cc02-424 Achieving Success With A Business Plan: Case Study To Prepare A Grain Farm Business Plan, Jody Wichmann, John Hanson, Thomas Dorn, H. Douglas Jose

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This publication is a case study on how to prepare a grain farm business plan. It covers the history and overview of the farming operation; the layout, mission statement and goals; strategic outlook; production situation and summary; financial situation and summary; marketing situation and plan; current personnel situation; job description, salary and benefits; labor and training goals; and personnel summary.


Nf00-437 Setting Up Your Own Business Spotting Business Opportunities Among Scams, Carol Thayer Jan 2000

Nf00-437 Setting Up Your Own Business Spotting Business Opportunities Among Scams, Carol Thayer

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This NebFact provides advice for entrepreneurs in selecting viable business opportunities.


Ec99-827 Preparing A Tenant Business Prospectus, H. Douglas Jose, John Hanson, Bruce Johnson Jan 1999

Ec99-827 Preparing A Tenant Business Prospectus, H. Douglas Jose, John Hanson, Bruce Johnson

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Preparing a Tenant Business Prospectus is a quick guide for tenants who are seeking additional land.


Nf99-402 Is Your Small Business Y2k Ok?, Carol Thayer Jan 1999

Nf99-402 Is Your Small Business Y2k Ok?, Carol Thayer

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This NebFact provides information about preparing your small business for Y2K.


Ec99-828 Retailing Patterns & Trends Across Nebraska, Bruce B. Johnson, Brandon G.Y. Raddatz Jan 1999

Ec99-828 Retailing Patterns & Trends Across Nebraska, Bruce B. Johnson, Brandon G.Y. Raddatz

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This report presents the retailing patterns across Nebraska over time. It assesses historical trends and current conditions. It hopes to present community and business leaders accurate and detailed information to:

a. understand the general trends underway,

b. perform relevant comparative analysis with other communities, and

c. identify strategies which may contribute to retail vitality in their areas.


Nf97-349 Tips For Eating Healthy When Dining Out, Janice Boyce Jan 1997

Nf97-349 Tips For Eating Healthy When Dining Out, Janice Boyce

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The National Restaurant Association reported that Americans spent 44 percent of their food dollars outside the home in 1996, compared to 25 percent in 1955. While more consumers are eating out, they also are requesting foods that are healthier.

How is the food service business responding to consumer demand for foods that are prepared in a healthier way? Both chefs and restaurant owners/managers are adding healthier food choices to their menus. So can you, as a consumer, eat out and be healthy at the same time? Yes. By following the tips given here, consumers can dine on restaurant food ...


Nf96-278 Setting Up Your Own Business: Financing Your Business (Revised April 2005), Cheryl A. Burkhart-Kriesel, Paul H. Gessaman Jan 1996

Nf96-278 Setting Up Your Own Business: Financing Your Business (Revised April 2005), Cheryl A. Burkhart-Kriesel, Paul H. Gessaman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Financing the start-up, development, and growth of your business may be one of the most important challenges you'll face in setting up your own business. Many potential business owners do not have personal funds in the amount needed. And, regardless of how good your business idea or product is, those who could lend you the needed funds may be unwilling to do so.

This NebFacts identifies and describes the primary sources of financing and their use in funding your business.


Nf96-276 Setting Up Your Own Business: Records And Bookkeeping (Revised April 2005), Cheryl A. Burkhart-Kriesel, Paul H. Gessaman Jan 1996

Nf96-276 Setting Up Your Own Business: Records And Bookkeeping (Revised April 2005), Cheryl A. Burkhart-Kriesel, Paul H. Gessaman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

A business record system is an important but often unappreciated part of your business management system. Whether you are moving toward a business start-up or have a business that's been operating for months or years, a good record system and disciplined bookkeeping are required for business success.

Your records system and bookkeeping activities are intended to provide a constant flow of information about the state of your business. This NebFact discusses the ins and outs of starting up your records and bookkeeping system.


Nf96-284 Setting Up Your Own Business: Have You Thought About...?, Carol Thayer Jan 1996

Nf96-284 Setting Up Your Own Business: Have You Thought About...?, Carol Thayer

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This NebFact has information on advantages and disadvantages to setting up your own business.


Nf96-287 Setting Up Your Own Business: Ins Compliance In Hiring Employees, Paul H. Gessaman Jan 1996

Nf96-287 Setting Up Your Own Business: Ins Compliance In Hiring Employees, Paul H. Gessaman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact has information on INS hiring rules and regulations.


Nf96-289 Setting Up Your Own Business: The Entrepreneur's Checklist, Carol Thayer Jan 1996

Nf96-289 Setting Up Your Own Business: The Entrepreneur's Checklist, Carol Thayer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact offers a checklist for entrepreneurs starting a small business in Nebraska.


Nf96-286 Settting Up Your Own Business: Monitoring The Health And Growth Of Your Business (Revised April 2005), Cheryl A. Burkhart-Kriesel, Paul H. Gessaman Jan 1996

Nf96-286 Settting Up Your Own Business: Monitoring The Health And Growth Of Your Business (Revised April 2005), Cheryl A. Burkhart-Kriesel, Paul H. Gessaman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

If you are an entrepreneur and business proprietor, it's likely that you are, or you soon will be, compiling financial statements for your business. Doing so is part of being the owner and manager of a business unit. It's important to regularly compile financial statements that are fully accurate, even if you may not enjoy the investment of time, effort, and number crunching.

This NebFact provides information on the use of easily calculated financial ratios and performance indicators derived from financial statements for your business.


Nf96-277 Setting Up Your Own Business: Planning Your Insurance Coverage (Revised April 2005), Cheryl A. Burkhart-Kriesel, Paul H. Gessaman Jan 1996

Nf96-277 Setting Up Your Own Business: Planning Your Insurance Coverage (Revised April 2005), Cheryl A. Burkhart-Kriesel, Paul H. Gessaman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Among the important business decisions you will make each year are your decisions about insurance. Both the type(s) of insurance you decide to carry and the level of coverage provided through each type of insurance are important. In event of a serious mistake by yourself or your employee, an accident, a natural or man-made disaster, or other similar event, it's likely your insurance coverage is all that will stand between you and a major loss — possibly all that's between you and a bankruptcy.

This NebFact informs you how to plan your insurance coverage and includes a form ...


Nf96-257 Setting Up Your Own Business: The Limited Liability Company, Paul H. Gessaman Jan 1996

Nf96-257 Setting Up Your Own Business: The Limited Liability Company, Paul H. Gessaman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This is one in a series of NebFacts providing information on the principle forms of business organization used by small businesses. A broad overview of the advantages, limitations, and tax implications of each form of business organization is included. Titles in the series are listed following the end of each document.


Ec95-741 Pollution Prevention: A Tool Kit For Drycleaners, Janet R. Hygnstrom, Wayne Woldt, Mohamed F. Dahab Jan 1995

Ec95-741 Pollution Prevention: A Tool Kit For Drycleaners, Janet R. Hygnstrom, Wayne Woldt, Mohamed F. Dahab

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Would you like to:

• Reduce your operating costs by using fewer materials and supplies?
• Reduce hazardous and nonhazardous waste transportation and disposal costs?
• Reduce liability and risks associated with hazardous waste?
• Reduce the paperwork and record keeping requirements associated with hazardous waste?
• Improve workplace safety and employee health?
• Help safeguard the environment?
• Improve your company's image?
• Increase your company's business activities?

If you answered "Yes," to any of the above questions, you may want to look at the materials in this pollution prevention tool kit.


Ec95-739 Pollution Prevention: A Tool Kit For Farm Cooperatives, Janet R. Hygnstrom, Wayne Woldt, Mohamed F. Dahab Jan 1995

Ec95-739 Pollution Prevention: A Tool Kit For Farm Cooperatives, Janet R. Hygnstrom, Wayne Woldt, Mohamed F. Dahab

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Would you like to:

• Reduced your operating costs by using fewer materials and supplies
• Reduce hazardous and nonhazardous waste transportation and disposal costs
• Reduce liability and risks associated with hazardous waste?
• Reduce the paperwork and record keeping requirements associated with hazardous waste?
• Improve workplace safety and employee health?
• Help safeguard the environment?
• Improve your company's image?
• Increase your company's business activities?

If you answered "Yes," to any of the above questions, you may want to look at the materials in this pollution prevention tool kit.


Ec95-742 Pollution Prevention: A Tool Kit For Vehicle Maintenance Shops, Janet R. Hygnstrom, Wayne Woldt, Mohamed F. Dahab Jan 1995

Ec95-742 Pollution Prevention: A Tool Kit For Vehicle Maintenance Shops, Janet R. Hygnstrom, Wayne Woldt, Mohamed F. Dahab

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Would you like to:

• Reduce your operating costs by using fewer materials and supplies?
• Reduce hazardous and nonhazardous waste transportation and disposal costs?
• Reduce liability and risks associated with hazardous waste?
• Reduce the paperwork and record keeping requirements associated with hazardous waste?
• Improve workplace safety and employee health?
• Help safeguard the environment?
• Improve your company's image?
• Increase your company's business activities?

If you answered "Yes," to any of the above questions, you may want to look at the materials in this pollution prevention tool kit.


Rp95-568 Alternative Financial/Organizational Structures Of Farm And Agribusiness Firms, Michael Boehlje, David Lins Jan 1995

Rp95-568 Alternative Financial/Organizational Structures Of Farm And Agribusiness Firms, Michael Boehlje, David Lins

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The range of options for organizing and financing a business has expanded considerably in recent years as innovations in financial markets created new alternatives to meet the varied needs of business managers.

The purpose of this publication is twofold: (1) to provide a comprehensive listing of organizational and financing options for farm and agribusiness firms, and (2) to explain the circumstances under which these various options are likely to be most useful.


Ec94-805 Existing Business Retention And Expansion Handbook, Duane A. Olsen, Cheryl Burkhart-Kriesel Jan 1994

Ec94-805 Existing Business Retention And Expansion Handbook, Duane A. Olsen, Cheryl Burkhart-Kriesel

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Since the mid 1980s more than a dozen communities in Nebraska have carried out the Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) program that is outlined in this handbook. Without exception both the communities and the businesses involved have reported positive results. The BRE program is a stuctured, locally implemented, action oriented economic development project aimed at stimulating local economic development ard growth by helping existing business. This handbook is designed as a guide for community leaders planning to carry out a Business Retention and Expansion program. Due to variations in local needs and resources, communities are encouraged to customize these tools.


Nf93-148 Checklist For Starting A Home-Based Business, Carol Thayer Jan 1993

Nf93-148 Checklist For Starting A Home-Based Business, Carol Thayer

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This NebFact offers a checklist for starting a home-based business.


Nf90-277 Setting Up Your Own Business: Planning Your Insurance Coverage, Cheryl Burkhart-Kriesel, Paul H. Gessaman Jan 1990

Nf90-277 Setting Up Your Own Business: Planning Your Insurance Coverage, Cheryl Burkhart-Kriesel, Paul H. Gessaman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Among the important business decisions you will make each year are your decisions about insurance. Both the type(s) of insurance you decide to carry and the level of coverage provided through each type of insurance are important. In event of a serious mistake by yourself or your employee, an accident, a natural or man-made disaster, or other similar event, it's likely your insurance coverage is all that will stand between you and a major loss - possibly all that's between you and a bankruptcy.


Cc90-352 Team Building: Developing A Productive Team, Arnold J. Bateman Jan 1990

Cc90-352 Team Building: Developing A Productive Team, Arnold J. Bateman

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Team building is an effort in which a team studies its own process of working together and acts to create a climate that encourages and values the contributions of team members. Their energies are directed toward problem solving, task effectiveness, and maximizing the use of all members' resources to achieve the team's purpose. Sound team building recognizes that it is not possible to fully separate one's performance from those of others.


Heg85-202 Cash Flow Planning Form: For Household Expenses, Kathleen Prochaska-Cue Jan 1985

Heg85-202 Cash Flow Planning Form: For Household Expenses, Kathleen Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide provides detailed step-by-step instructions for filling out a cash flow plan for household living expenses.

What Is Cash Flow Planning?

A cash flow plan shows the sources, amounts and timing of income and expenses. It shows when major expenses will come, when you will need credit and when you can plan for other major expenses. A cash flow plan is usually for one year, but it can be for any time period you choose.


Rb34-71 Effects Of Inflation And Deflation Upon Nebraska Agriculture, 1914 To 1932, H. Clyde Filley Jan 1934

Rb34-71 Effects Of Inflation And Deflation Upon Nebraska Agriculture, 1914 To 1932, H. Clyde Filley

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Nebraska farmers prospered during the period which followed the depression of the nineties and preceded the beginning of the World War. To be sure the prosperity was not uniformly distributed either by years or by areas. The corn crop was unusually short in a large portion of the state in 1901 and an almost total failure in many of the southern counties in 1913. Chinch bugs did considerable injury in 1901 and the Hessian fly in 1905 and 1914. There was noticeable damage from insects in some areas in other years. No part of the state, however, suffered from long-continued ...