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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Mike McCann - Broker, Based in Kearney & Serving Rural Nebraska
Gravel Roads are a way of life...cornfields and beans...hay and alfalfa...wheat and sorghum...cattle and hogs...horses and sheep...tractors and combines...summer heat and winter cold...Learn a little about Nebraska and the Farmers way of life...The Real Truth...not the stuff you see on the Network News. Real People who work hard and have fun. Come along, learn and enjoy some of my articles about our beautiful and why we truly believe in Nebraska...The Good Life!

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2012 

The following link is to a page on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension section.  This is a wonderful link that has close to 100 links to other universities, FSA, USDA, state sites, Grain sites, marketing sites, corn, bean, wheat, and sorghum sites and a whole lot more. http://cropwatch.u...
01/30/2012
Time after time...I ask the same double question when a Landowner says he/she/they want to sell the farm. Only ten words long but oh so powerful: "Is it rented and do you have a written lease?" At least 50% of the time the seller states it is a gentlemans agreement...a handshake lease...nothing i...
01/30/2012
The USDA Farm Service Agency is now taking appointments and signing up the 2012 DCP/ACRE Farm Program participants. Check with your local FSA office and expect to have set up an appointment to complete the sign up. FSA will work to have the majority of farmers and landowners signed up prior to sp...
01/30/2012
Central Nebraska is closing in on being the warmest on record.  Today's high of 55 and tomorrows projected high of 60 will seal the deal. What is going on? In a nutshell...the jetstream...that high ridge of air that flows from west to east across the US has shifted farther north this year.   That...
01/29/2012
Are you kidding me? A 38.3% Increase in nonirrigated crop land values in Nebraska? Plus increases of 31% in Iowa and 30.9% in South Dakota as well as 26.4% in North Dakota along with 27.7% in Minnesota. All I can say is WOW! And to follow that up with no way can we sustain those types of gains. F...
01/29/2012
A month of school days or so ago...maybe 2 weeks before the Christmas break...our daughter, Jaime, said she was "sick of the school lunches" and wanted to start taking her lunch. Sure I thought...this will last for about 2 days.  Now 5 weeks of school later, she said yesterday that she was sticki...
01/28/2012
Forget football...forget sleeping in late...forget the others chores...Jake wants to go spend the day in the country. Picked him up from his apartment over by the college at 7am and we spent the day out playing in the country...just the two of us...just like when he was a youngster and we would c...
01/15/2012
Near record highs have been reported for the 2011 Corn and Soybean harvests according to the USDA! The corn crop in the state stood at 1.54 Billion bushels..that is 1,540,000,000 bushels!! The average yield per acre was 160 bushels per acre.  This was actually down 5% from 2010 but the number of ...
01/14/2012
The Lower Republican Natural Resources District in Southwest Nebraska has announced a program for idle irrigated acres to receive a $10/irrigated acre tax reduction.  To receive this reduction in taxes, you must file the paperwork by March 1, 2012. The acres this is most likely to cover are your ...
01/14/2012
This is a Great website for anyone involved with rural America or who wants to understand more about farming and other aspects of rural life! The following link will lead you to the Farm Service Agency website where you can learn about the programs designed to help beginning farmers...agriculture...
01/07/2012
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