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Economic Outlook 2010: Innovation, Connie I. Reimers-Hild Feb 2010

Economic Outlook 2010: Innovation, Connie I. Reimers-Hild

Kimmel Education and Research Center - Presentations and White Papers

This article discusses the importance of innovation to individuals and the overall economy.


Ec94-807 A Measure Of Agribusiness On Nebraska's Economy, R.G. Taylor, Charles Lamphear, Karl H. Nelson Jan 1994

Ec94-807 A Measure Of Agribusiness On Nebraska's Economy, R.G. Taylor, Charles Lamphear, Karl H. Nelson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

In 1990, agribusiness in Nebraska sold over $14.9 billion in goods and services, employed over 121,000 workers, paid an estimate $3.6 billion in wages and salaries and contributed $4.5 billion to value added. Moreover, agribusiness' total direct and indirect contribution to Nebraska's economy in 1990 was close to 250,000 jobs, with an estimated payroll of nearly $6 billion. This extension circular discusses the contributions that agribusiness has made to the Nebraska economy.


G93-1186 Financing Public Education In Nebraska, A.L. (Roy) Frederick Jan 1993

G93-1186 Financing Public Education In Nebraska, A.L. (Roy) Frederick

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide describes the costs and characteristics of Nebraska's public education system.

Providing public education traditionally has been one of the most important functions of government. During the 1990-91 school year, education expenditures by all levels of government in the United States approximated $330 billion, or about 18 percent of total public expenditures. In a narrower sense, state and local governments committed just over one-third of their budgets to education, and for local governments alone (primarily local school districts), about 43 percent of all spending went for education.


G90-1008 Making The Most Of Your Food Dollars (Revised March 1996), Linda S. Boeckner Jan 1990

G90-1008 Making The Most Of Your Food Dollars (Revised March 1996), Linda S. Boeckner

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide describes strategies for providing good nutrition economically.

Are you spending more of your family budget on food these days? Want to find ways to make your food dollar go further yet provide enjoyable meals? One way is to educate family members in making wise decisions about menu planning, food buying and cooking.

A varied diet of colorful, wholesome foods that you and your family will eat and like is important. There is no need to leave out all favorite foods to cut costs. Use the best buying practices to get the type of food you need. If including ...


G73-27 Hedging Vs. Cash Contracts, Lynn H. Lutgen Jan 1973

G73-27 Hedging Vs. Cash Contracts, Lynn H. Lutgen

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide examines the advantages and disadvantages of hedging versus cash contracts.

There is substantial risk in agricultural production and marketing. Weather, insects, disease, world conditions and other circumstances can affect production and costs.

The actual market price which will exist when the commodity being produced is ready for sale is also unknown. Good management can at least partially compensate for the uncertainty associated with these and other unknowns.

The objective is to discuss two alternatives available to producers for reducing the market gamble or market risk. The alternatives are (1) hedging on the futures market and, (2) selling on ...


Ec27-811 Harvesting Wheat In Nebraska With The Combined Harvester Thresher 1926, Arthur G. George Jan 1927

Ec27-811 Harvesting Wheat In Nebraska With The Combined Harvester Thresher 1926, Arthur G. George

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Frequent inquiry from wheat growers in Nebraska and others as to the relative merits of the combined harvester-thresher as an efficienct and economical harvesting machine led the Nebraska Agricultural College to make a study of this problem in the summer of 1926. The work was carried on by the Departments of Rural Economics and Agricultural Engineering, cooperating with the United States Department of Agriculture which was conducting a similar survey in different parts of the United States. Perkins county, Nebraska, was the area selected for study as it is more or less typical of those parts of the state where ...