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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Farm Succession: Roadmapping Your Farm Transition

July 15, 2022

On this episode Purdue ag economist Brady Brewer along with the Purdue farm transition team Maria Marshall, Renee Wiatt, and Kyle Weaver, discuss the importance and implementation of roadmapping in your farm succession process. 

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July Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

July 13, 2022

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

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Farm Succession: Financial Readiness for Succession

July 6, 2022

On this episode Purdue ag economists Brady Brewer and Michael Langemeier, along with extension educator Ed Farris discuss farm financial…

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While the volume of #corn exported is much smaller than that used for domestic livestock feeding or ethanol production, exports remain an important usage category. Over the last 5 years, U.S. corn exports have averaged 16% of total U.S. corn usage.

Take a look at #corn exports so far this marketing year and consider future export prospects in U.S. Corn Exports Off to A Weak Start.

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Comparing Net Returns for Alternative Leasing Arrangements
Indiana Farmland Prices Grow at Record Pace in 2022, Purdue Land Values and Cash Rents Survey
Financial Management Series

Top Farmer Conference 2023

January 6, 2023

A management programs geared specifically for farmers. Surrounded by farm management, farm policy, agricultural finance and marketing experts, and a group of your peers, the conference will stimulate your thinking about agriculture’s future and how you can position your farm to be successful in the years ahead.

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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 December 19th for the corn and soybean outlook following release of USDA’s December Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports. Registration is free.

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