2019-06 PAER

June 5, 2019

Soybean Storage Returns: Implications For Storage And Pricing Decisions
Author: Chris Hurt, Professor of Agricultural Economics

A Closer Look At Recent Variability In On-Farm Corn Storage Returns
Author: Chris Hurt, Professor of Agricultural Economics

Corn Storage Returns: Implications For Storage And Pricing Decisions
Author: Chris Hurt, Professor of Agricultural Economics

Small Business Recovery Following A Natural Disaster?
Authors: Renee Wiatt, Family Business Management Specialist, Purdue Initiative for Family Firms and Maria I Marshall, Professor of Agricultural Economics and Director, Purdue Initiative for Family Firms

Comparing Crop Costs And Returns Across The Globe
Authors: Rachel Purdy, Ph.D. Candidate and Research Associate and Michael Langemeier, Professor of Agricultural Economics and Associate Director for the Center for Commercial Agriculture

Indiana Farmland Values & Rents: Opinions From The Indiana Chapter Of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers From February 2019
Author: Craig Dobbins, Professor of Agricultural Economics

Where’s The Inflation?
Author: Larry DeBoer, Professor of Agricultural Economics

Articles in this Publication:

Soybean Storage Returns: Implications for Storage and Pricing Decisions

A Closer Look at Recent Variability in On-Farm Corn Storage Returns

Corn Storage Returns: Implications for Storage and Pricing Decisions

Small Business Recovery Following A Natural Disaster?

Comparing Crop Costs and Returns Across the Globe

Indiana Farmland Values & Rents: Opinions From the Indiana Chapter of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers From February 2019

Where’s the Inflation?

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