Agriculture

What Is The Earnings Test, And Why Is It Important For Agricultural Estate Planning?

Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 2:31 PM by Allison Seiler  The need for estate planning for agricultural families has never been more evident than it is today. The average age of all farm producers in the United States has continually increased and reached 57.5 years old in 2017.[1]  While an aging producer population presents many […]

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BLOG: Ag Input Creditors Beware Certified Mail From The Nebraska Secretary Of State

Posted on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 12:32 PM by Brad Holbrook  An associate recently asked me a question relative to an agricultural input lien and a debtor’s ability to unilaterally seek the assistance of the Nebraska Secretary of State (SOS) to terminate the same.  I told him, poppycock, no such procedure exists.  Alas, I was

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BLOG: Cultivating Your Farmland And Your Farmland Opportunities

Posted on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 6:20 AM by Daniel Lindstrom  What does the future hold for your agricultural land or your ability to get more of it?  Our practice at Jacobsen Orr, by virtue of our presence at the epicenter of some of the best agricultural land in the world, deals with farmland and

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BLOG: Farm Divorce 101: A Practical Guide – Part 2

Posted on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 7:03 AM by Brad Holbrook  In Nebraska, and most likely in most other surrounding states, we have seen a considerable increase in the net worth of producers over the last several years.  Although various factors impact the net worth of producers, in my opinion, the variable that has had

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BLOG: The Nebraska Agritourism Promotion Act And The Muddy Waters Of Recreational Liability

Posted on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 10:10 AM by Daniel Lindstrom  I recently authored an article for the Nebraska Defense Counsel Association’s publication entitled The Nebraska Agritourism Promotion Act and the Muddy Waters of Recreational Liability.  Click here to read the printed article.  Our practice at Jacobsen Orr often involves advising farmers, agricultural landowners and others about preventing

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BLOG: Farm Divorce 101: A Practical Guide – Part 1

Posted on Friday, August 14, 2015 at 6:35 AM by Brad Holbrook  I have been practicing with the same firm in Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska for just under 17 years.  When I joined my firm, I expected that I would spend the vast majority of my practice involved in the transactional setting as my college and

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BLOG: Why Are We Not Holding Meetings To Sign-Up Corn Farmers To Sue Syngenta?

Posted on Friday, May 15, 2015 at 11:50 AM by Daniel Lindstrom  Over the past several months I’ve been receiving calls and emails from lawyers that I know, and even more from lawyers that I’ve never heard of, all asking me to align with them in signing up my corn farmer and/or ethanol plant clients to

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BLOG: Avoiding Family Feuds Over The Future Of The Farm Or Ranch—Part 2

Posted on Friday, February 20, 2015 at 8:15 AM by Daniel Lindstrom In October 2013, as chair of the Agricultural Law Section of the Nebraska Bar Association, I participated in a panel discussion with two other lawyers who were having similar experiences with the drastic increase in litigation relating family farm and ranch succession.  We spoke

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BLOG: Avoiding Family Feuds Over The Future Of The Farm Or Ranch—Part 1

Posted on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 7:43 AM by Daniel Lindstrom  Several of the lawyers in this firm have been fortunate enough to represent many folks involved in production agriculture over the years, devoting many long hours to helping our clients devise a plan for the future of the family farm or ranch (or other

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January 4th & January 5th

Office Closed

Our office will be closed Thursday, January 4 and Friday, January 5 so we can move into our new office.  We will reopen on Monday, January 8 at our new location located at 5408 Global Drive in Kearney. 

Our phone number, 308-234-5579, will remain the same. Our phones may temporarily be down during the move, but all attorneys will still have access to email.  If you need immediate assistance, and cannot get through on the phone, please email your attorney with “URGENT” in the subject line.