September Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

September 16, 2022

Recorded September 16 | Purdue ag economists discussed USDA’s September Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports.

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Farmer Sentiment Improves But Producers Still Concerned About Rising Costs and Inflation

September 6, 2022

Farmer sentiment improved in August as the Purdue-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer index rose 14 points above its July reading to 117. This month’s survey was conducted from August 15-19, 2022. The Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer sentiment index is calculated each month from 400 U.S. agricultural producers’ responses to a telephone survey. Purdue ag economists Michael Langemeier, Nathan Thompson, and James Mintert break down the results of the August 2022 Ag Economy Barometer survey. Slides and audio transcript are available and can be found below.

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Comparing Net Returns for Alternative Leasing Agreements

September 2, 2022

Obtaining control of land through leasing has a long history in the United States.  Leases on agricultural land are strongly influenced by local custom and tradition.  However, in most areas, landowners and operators can choose from several types of lease arrangements.  With crop share arrangements, crop production and often government payments and crop insurance indemnity payments are shared between the landowner and operator.  These arrangements also involve the sharing of at least a portion of crop expenses.  Fixed cash rent arrangements, as the name implies, provide landowners with a fixed payment per year.  Flexible cash lease arrangements provide a base cash rent plus a bonus which typically represents a share of gross revenue in excess of a certain base value.  Each leasing arrangement has advantages and disadvantages.

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Indiana Farmland Values & Cash Rental Rates: 2022 Update Webinar

August 24, 2022

Recorded August 24 | Purdue ag economists break down the Purdue Farmland Values and Cash Rents Survey results and the USDA Land Values report.

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August Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

August 12, 2022

Recorded August 12 | Purdue ag economists discussed USDA’s August Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports and updates on balance sheet estimates for both the ’21/22 and ’22/23 crop years, ethanol demand, ending stock estimates, corn and soybean basis and profitability estimates.

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Farm Success and Technology Adoption

August 11, 2022

Farm Success and Technology Adoption slidedeck presentation by Michael Langemeier given in Rosario Argentina on August 11, 2022.

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Indiana Farmland Prices Grow at Record Pace in 2022

August 10, 2022

It is safe to say that the last year was unlike any other in recent memory. The COVID-19 pandemic caused significant disruption to our lives and the global economy. Surprisingly, many of the current economic forces put upward pressure on farmland prices.

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Conventional and Organic Enterprise Net Returns

August 3, 2022

Due to continued increases in demand for certified organic grains, crop farmers that have transitioned from conventional to certified organic grains report higher net returns per acre. This article uses FINBIN data from 2017 to 2021 to update comparisons of crop yields, gross revenue, total expense, and net returns for conventional and organic alfalfa, corn, oats, soybeans, and winter wheat.

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Slight increase in producer sentiment despite rising costs and lower crop prices

August 2, 2022

The Purdue-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer sentiment index rose 6 points in July to a reading of 103. Producers in this month’s survey were somewhat more optimistic about both current and future economic conditions on their farms than they were in June. This month’s survey was conducted from July 11-15, 2022. The Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer sentiment index is calculated each month from 400 U.S. agricultural producers’ responses to a telephone survey. Slides and audio transcript are available and can be found below.

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Rising Interest Rates…Implications for Farmers

July 22, 2022

On this episode Purdue ag economists Brady Brewer and Michael Langemeier discuss inflation and interest rates in the agricultural sector…

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Now available! 🌟 In case you missed the webinar today, you can now access the September Corn & Soybean Outlook Update recording on our website along with the accompanying slides! http://purdue.ag/SeptOutlook22

1) The #AgBarometer sentiment index rose 14 points in August to a reading of 117. This month's survey was conducted from August 15-19, 2022. http://purdue.ag/barometer83

“Producers in the August survey were less worried about their farm’s financial situation than in July, although they remain concerned about a possible cost/price squeeze.” @JamesMintert | #AgBarometer breakdown at https://youtu.be/9gtLAyJ6fZQ

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Comparing Net Returns for Alternative Leasing Arrangements
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Monthly Corn & Soybean Outlook Webinar Series

Webinar each month following USDA’s release of the updated World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE). Catch the next monthly update September 16th for the corn and soybean outlook following release of USDA’s September Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports. Registration is free.

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