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Providing timely webinars and videos on the ag outlook and farm management topics relevant to key farming decisions. Follow our YouTube channel for first release of these videos or register to join our next webinar live!

Providing timely webinars and videos on the ag outlook and farm management topics relevant to key farming decisions. Follow our YouTube channel for first release of these videos or register to join our next webinar live!

Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

Presenting our new podcast, Purdue Commercial AgCast! Farm management news and advice brought weekly in a new convenient way to take with you.

Presenting our new podcast, Purdue Commercial AgCast! Farm management news and advice brought weekly in a new convenient way to take with you.

Presenting our new podcast, Purdue Commercial AgCast! Farm management news and advice brought weekly in a new convenient way to take with you.

The Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture Crop Basis Tool is a web-based tool that provides
access to weekly historical and contemporaneous corn and soybean basis data for local market
regions in the eastern corn belt.

The Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture Crop Basis Tool is a web-based tool that provides
access to weekly historical and contemporaneous corn and soybean basis data for local market
regions in the eastern corn belt.

The Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture Crop Basis Tool is a web-based tool that provides access to weekly historical and contemporaneous corn and soybean basis data for local market regions in the eastern corn belt.

The Ag Economy Barometer is the result of a collaboration between Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture and the CME Group to provide monthly nationwide measures of the health of the US agricultural economy. Together we believe this economic indicator underscores the importance of the agricultural economy and its participants – food producers and agribusinesses – to the overall U.S. and global economies. Purdue will analyze and report the result of each months’ Ag Economy Barometer value, which will be published the first Tuesday of every month.

The Ag Economy Barometer is the result of a collaboration between Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture and the CME Group to provide monthly nationwide measures of the health of the US agricultural economy. Together we believe this economic indicator underscores the importance of the agricultural economy and its participants – food producers and agribusinesses – to the overall U.S. and global economies. Purdue will analyze and report the result of each months’ Ag Economy Barometer value, which will be published the first Tuesday of every month.

The Ag Economy Barometer, a collaboration between Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture and the CME Group, is a monthly nationwide survey to measure of the health of the US agricultural economy. Together we believe this economic indicator underscores the importance of the agricultural economy and its participants – food producers and agribusinesses – to the overall U.S. and global economies. The Ag Economy Barometer is published the first Tuesday of every month.

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The webinar recording from today's May 2021 Corn and Soybean Outlook Update is now available!
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May Corn & Soybean Outlook Update webinar, May 14, 2021
2021 Farm Bill Decisions for Crop Producers, Episode 38 on the Purdue Commercial AgCast podcast
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Indiana farmland values increase but signal concern of potential COVID-19 slump, 2020 Purdue Land Values and Cash Rents Survey
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). Join us Friday, May 14 for our next monthly update on the corn and soybean outlook following release of USDA’s May Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports. Registration is free.

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May Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

May 14, 2021

Recorded May 14 | Purdue ag economists review USDA’s May Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports.

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Trends in Corn Plant Populations

May 11, 2021

Trends in seed costs are driven by both changes in seed prices and changes in corn plant populations.  This article examines trends in corn plant populations in Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana.  In addition, this article examines the proportion of seed costs per acre that are explained by changes in seed prices and plant populations.

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Impact of Higher Corn Prices On Feeding Cost of Gain for Cattle Finishing

May 10, 2021

Given that the U.S. stocks to use ratio is currently only 9.2 percent and continued questions related to U.S. corn acreage in 2021, there is tremendous uncertainty regarding corn prices for the rest of this year.  To address this uncertainty, this article examines the impact of relatively high corn prices on feeding cost of gain for cattle finishing.

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