June Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

June 13, 2022

Recorded June 13 | Purdue ag economists discussed the corn and soybean outlook following USDA’s June World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report and provided implications for crop marketing strategies.

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Farmer Sentiment Plummets As Production Costs Skyrocket

June 7, 2022

The Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer plummeted in May to a reading of just 99, the weakest farmer sentiment reading since April 2020. The May 2022 barometer reading marked just the 9th time since data collection began in fall 2015 that the overall measure of farmer sentiment fell below 100. This month’s survey was conducted from May 16-20, 2022. Slides and a transcript from the discussion are available.

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Farm Succession: Exiting the Business In a Timely Manner

June 4, 2022

How soon should you start succession planning? What are important things to think about that need transferred? What makes a…

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Nontraditional Lenders and their Impact on the Agricultural Credit Markets

June 1, 2022

In this episode Purdue associate professor and agricultural economist Dr. Brady Brewer along with a panel of experts discuss various…

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Explaining Fluctuations in DDG Prices

May 31, 2022

Distiller’s dried grains (DDGs) are a co-product of dry-milled ethanol production. U.S. ethanol plants have the capacity to produce more than 17 billion gallons of ethanol and 35 million tons of DDG (Ag MRC). DDGs from corn contain, on average, 30 percent protein, 10 percent fat, and 7 percent fiber.

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May Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

May 16, 2022

Recorded May 16 | Purdue ag economists discussed the corn and soybean outlook following USDA’s May World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report and provided implications for crop marketing strategies.

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Agricultural Job Market & the Purdue Ag Jobs Dashboard

May 9, 2022

Wondering what the current agriculture job market is? 

In this episode Purdue University Center for Commercial Agriculture’s ag economists Brady Brewer and Nathan Delay discuss the agricultural job market and the Purdue University’s Department of Agriculture Economics Ag Jobs Dashboard from research conducted by grad student Doug Abney.

The dashboard is an overview of monthly data collected of the agricultural job market over time, starting the summer of 2021. Slides and a transcript from the discussion are available.

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International Benchmarks for Wheat Production

May 5, 2022

This paper examines the competitiveness of wheat production for important international wheat production regions using 2016 to 2020 data from the agri benchmark network. Data from ten typical farms with wheat enterprise data from Argentina, Australia, Canada, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, and United States were used in this paper.

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Producer Sentiment Improves With Strengthened Commodity Prices; But High Cost Inflation Worries Farmers

May 3, 2022

The Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer improved in April to a reading of 121, which was 8 points higher than a month earlier. Despite this month’s increase, the ag sentiment index remains 32% lower than its April 2021 reading. This month’s survey was conducted from April 18-22, 2022. Slides and a transcript from the discussion are available.

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Impact of Higher Corn Prices on Feeding Cost of Gain and Net Returns for Cattle Finishing

April 28, 2022

Given that the U.S. stocks to use ratio is currently only 9.6 percent and continued questions related to U.S. corn acreage in 2022, 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 and net returns for cattle finishing.

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🎙🌟Check out the latest #AgCast episode on #succession planning! @PurdueAgEcon's Brady Brewer discusses important considerations and tips to accomplish your farm business transition. https://purdue.ag/episode92

✨Tune in now! @PurdueAgEcon Brady Brewer hosted #AgCast Episode 91 with a discussion on nontraditional lenders & their impact on #ag credit markets.
https://purdue.ag/Episode91

#ICYMI Farmer sentiment plummets as production costs skyrocket. Read the full Purdue University/@CMEGroup #AgBarometer report at https://purdue.ag/barometer80.

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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 on July 13th for the corn and soybean outlook following release of USDA’s July Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports. Registration is free.

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