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Current Ag Economy Barometer report released: January 3, 2023

Upcoming release: February 7, 2023

About the Ag Economy Barometer

The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer is a nationwide measure of the health of the U.S. agricultural economy. On the first Tuesday of each month, the Ag Economy Barometer provides a sense of the agricultural economy’s health with an index value. The index is based on a survey of 400 agricultural producers on economic sentiment each month. Quarterly, the index is accompanied by an in-depth survey of 100 agriculture and agribusiness thought leaders.

As CME Group’s roots are in agriculture, and Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture has a long history of producing cutting-edge agricultural research, this partnership is designed to create a new and important tool for producers, economists, traders, finance industry professionals and journalists who are interested in understanding the agriculture industry and the broader global economy.

Find the Ag Economy Barometer on the Bloomberg Terminal: AGECBARO, AGECCURC and AGECFTEX.

Farmer Sentiment Rebounds at Year End on Stronger 2022 Income

January 3, 2023

Farmer sentiment was unchanged in November as the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer Index came in at a reading of 102, the same as in October. This month’s survey was conducted November 14-18, 2022.

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High Input Costs and Rising Interest Rates Top Concerns As Farmer Sentiment Remains Unchanged

December 6, 2022

Farmer sentiment was unchanged in November as the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer Index came in at a reading of 102, the same as in October. This month’s survey was conducted November 14-18, 2022.

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Ag Economy Barometer Declines Again, Producers Express Concern About Interest Rate Policy

November 1, 2022

Farmer sentiment weakened again in October as the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer fell to a reading of 102, down 10 points compared to a month earlier. This month’s survey was conducted from October 10-14, 2022.

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Continued uncertainty is impacting farmer sentiment

November 2, 2022

Brownfield Ag News, by Amie Simpson

AgriTalk 11-2-22 with Jim Mintert

November 2, 2022

AgriTalk 

Ag Economy Barometer Declines Again

November 2, 2022

Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network

Ag Economy Barometer declines again, producers express concern about interest rate policy

November 1, 2022

DRGNews, by Jody Heemstra

Interest rates contribute to increased uneasiness for farmers

October 5, 2022

AgDaily

AgriTalk 10-5-22 with Jim Mintert

October 5, 2022

AgriTalk