2015 Crop Insurance Decisions

March 2, 2015

Recorded March 2, 2015 | A review and analyst of 2015 crop insurance choices. Included are a review of the “natural hedge’, available crop insurance products, 2015 price guarantees, coverage levels, and a case farm that illustrates cost of various insurance products in White Co. Indiana.

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2015 Crop Cost and Return Guide

March 1, 2015

The Purdue Crop Cost and Return Guide offers farmers a resource to project financials for the coming cropping year. These are the March 2015 crop budget estimations.

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Managing Your Farm Business in Tougher Times

March 1, 2015

The business climate for the farming sector is transitioning from a period of unprecedented prosperity, particularly for the grain sector, to a much less robust period. To help you navigate this new business environment, we’ve identified ten strategies for long-term success.

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Comparison of Crop Insurance Products

February 27, 2015

Crop insurance can be an effective tool to mitigate downside risk on crop farms. As with last year’s crops, in 2015 there are several crop insurance products to choose from in Indiana. The two major categories of policies insure against production losses and revenue losses, respectively.

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Crop Insurance Guarantees

February 26, 2015

Crop insurance can be an effective tool to mitigate downside risk on crop farms. As with last year’s crops, in 2015 there are several crop insurance products to choose from in Indiana.

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2014 Farm Bill Questions​​

February 16, 2015

Recorded February 16, 2015 | Analysis of key decisions farmers and landowners need to make regarding their participation in programs available under the 2014 Farm Bill.

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Risk and Uncertainty

February 13, 2015

This series of articles will provide an introduction to risk and uncertainty, and discuss tools and strategies that can be used to mitigate risk and uncertainty.

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What is in Store for the Agricultural Land Market?

February 8, 2015

This article briefly discusses key factors driving potential changes in farm land values. These factors include cash rent, long-term interest rate on U.S. Treasuries, inflation, risk premium for the farming sector, and the growth rate of cash rent.

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How Do You Win In Tough​ Times?

January 23, 2015

Recorded January 23, 2015 | ​Management strategies that you can put in place now to help your farm deal with the pressure of low profitability in the crop sector. Purdue Economists Michael Langemeier and Jim Mintert discuss the “Best in Class” strategies which will help position your farm for success now and in the years ahead.​

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3 Ways to Manage Risk in Your Farm Business

January 1, 2015

Most people working in agriculture are in the business of commodity. And in the long run, in a commodity business, there is one absolute key to success. It’s pretty straightforward: be a low-cost producer. It can be difficult to make it happen, but necessary, especially in today’s volatile financial climate.

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