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December 2017


In this issue...

  • In this edition, our Purdue experts focus on the big economic drivers for the coming 12 months, and beyond.
  • We will explain why the U.S. economy will not grow as fast as some have suggested. 
  • We discuss the importance of the NAFTA negotiations and the vulnerable position that agriculture is in.
  • There will be a new farm bill in 2018, maybe. What will be the driving forces? What might that farm bill look like?
  • Costs of crop production has been adjusting downward. Will that be the case in 2018? How much? What crops give the best returns?
  • Land values and cash rents are on everyone’s mind! What direction in 2018 and how much change?
  • What direction for commodity prices: Beef cattle, dairy, pork, corn and soybeans?

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