Posts Tagged ‘ Bruce Johnson ’

Forecasters see sustained growth in state’s economy

Feb 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, February 4, 2010, Issue

The Nebraska Business Forecast Council is providing an optimistic economic outlook for Nebraska over the next two years, and estimates broad-based growth in the state’s economy during that span. Members of the 12-person Nebraska Business Forecast Council include John Austin, professor of economics; Bruce Johnson, professor of agricultural economics; and Eric Thompson, associate professor and [...]



Rural Nebraskans less positive about communities

Nov 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, November 12, 2009

Rural Nebraskans generally are less positive about their communities this year than in the past, according to the 2009 Nebraska Rural Poll. The 14th annual UNL poll was taken last March and April, a time of great economic uncertainty, poll organizers noted. That uncertainty is reflected in this year’s poll results. For example, the percentage [...]



Nebraskans more pessimistic, still optimistic on future

Oct 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, October 15, 2009

Nebraska Rural Poll | Access the complete results at http://go.unl.edu/ku5 Rural Nebraskans are much more pessimistic about their well-being than they were a year ago, but remain generally positive about the future, according to the 2009 Nebraska Rural Poll. The 14th annual UNL poll, taken last March and April, clearly reflects concerns about the economic [...]



NET explores Nebraska’s economy

Feb 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, February 12, 2009, Issue

Some say our country is facing the greatest economic challenge since the recession of the 1970s. Others say it’s as bad as the Great Depression. Either way, it’s not good news. Economic trends in the Cornhusker State will be explored in the NET Television production “Nebraska’s Economy,” airing at 8 p.m. Feb. 16 on NET1 [...]



Ag economist predicts bumper year for growers

Sep 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, September 18, 2008

This year is shaping up as a “bin-busting” year for Nebraska crop producers, as surging revenues are likely to result in a $1.5 billion increase in that sector’s net farm income, said a University of Nebraska-Lincoln agricultural economist. Bruce Johnson predicts 2008 will be the most profitable year ever for the state’s crop producers. “While [...]