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Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Farm management

1978

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G78-421 How To Choose An Irrigation Consultant, James R. Gilley Jan 1978

G78-421 How To Choose An Irrigation Consultant, James R. Gilley

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Presented here are some guidelines and criteria to aid in the selection process for irrigation management assistance.

The complexity of agricultural technology makes it difficult for the farmer to apply this technology on a day-by-day basis. Refinement and application of agricultural technology in the field has generally been through industrial representatives and federal and state extension programs.


G78-394 Parity Prices, Everett E. Peterson Jan 1978

G78-394 Parity Prices, Everett E. Peterson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Under the Food and Agriculture Act of 1977, parity prices are used to determine support levels for only two commodities: sugar and milk. However, interest in parity prices as goals for support prices of other farm products persists in farm policy discussion because of such use in 40 years of agricultural programs, and because the term "parity" carries connotations of equity for agriculture in relation to other economic sectors.

This NebGuide defines what is a parity price, how it is computed, and the parity ratio.