Farm Management Tour: July 17, 2024

Learn about innovative farm management strategies, new technologies for improving efficiency and productivity, ways to ensure a successful transition of farm operations to the next generation. Join us at the 91st annual Purdue Farm Management Tour and reception honoring the 2024 Indiana Master Farmers in Randolph County (Winchester), Indiana on Wednesday, July 17th.

2017 Indiana Farm Custom Rates

May 8, 2017

The rates reported in this publication were compiled from questionnaires received from farmers, farm owners, farm custom operators, and professional farm managers in Indiana.

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2017 Gross Revenue Scenarios for Soybeans

May 8, 2017

Soybean production margins have been tight since 2014 and are likely to remain tight in 2017. In this environment, it is natural to think about possible gross revenues for soybeans in 2017.

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2017 Gross Revenue Scenarios for Corn

May 8, 2017

Crop margins have been extremely tight since 2014 and are likely to remain tight for in 2017. In this environment, it is natural to think about possible gross revenues for corn in 2017.

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NAFTA Trade is Important for Meat Industry

May 6, 2017

The 2016 election cycle created a lot of confusion about the importance and benefits of trade in general. In particular, a good bit of the election year rhetoric focused on trade within the NAFTA trade bloc (U.S., Canada and Mexico).

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Relationship between Cash Rent and Net Return to Land

April 21, 2017

This article examines the relationship between cash rent and net return to land for Indiana, and attempts to answer this question.

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Pork Industry Favored by Strong Demand

April 6, 2017

Prices will be supported by stronger demand because of a growing U.S. economy and by a robust eight percent growth in exports as projected by USDA.

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Transferring Farm Machinery Through a Lease Agreement

April 3, 2017

There are numerous methods to transfer the ownership of farm machinery. Lease agreements often lower the cash flow requirements of the younger generation.

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Transferring Business Management

April 3, 2017

Transferring business management between generations is one of the most critical steps in transitioning the business from an older generation to a younger generation.

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Spring 2017 Crop Outlook – After USDA’s Planting Intentions Report​​​

April 3, 2017

Recorded April 3, 2017 | Chris Hurt, Michael Langemeier and James Mintert discuss the crop outlook which includes updated information from USDA’s March 31 Grain Stocks and Prospective Plantings reports.

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How Should Business Income be Divided?

March 23, 2017

A model described that can be used to divide farm business income and provided an illustration of how this model could be used in practice.

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(Part 1) Indiana Farmland Values 2023 Update, AgCast 141 video podcast thumbnail
Purdue Indiana Farmland Values & Cash Rental Rates Survey Report, Purdue Agricultural Economics Report: August 2023
2023 Farm Custom Rates for Indiana
Crop Insurance 2023 Decision text with James Mintert and Michael Langemeier's photos in front of a corn field at sunset used as thumbnail image for video of Purdue Commercial AgCast podcast episode

Purdue Farm Management Tour & Indiana Master Farmer Reception 2024

Two outstanding farms in east-central Indiana will host visitors wanting to learn about farm and crop management on July 17th for the Purdue University Farm Management Tour. The Indiana Master Farmer reception and panel discussion will follow.

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