Are Economic Fundamentals Driving Farmland Values?

March 6, 2011

Farmland is a critical asset in the agricultural sector, comprising 85% of the assets in production agriculture. Soaring farmland values have generated considerable national news attention and given rise to questions about the factors driving farmland values higher and whether current farmland values are reasonable.

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Managing the Risk – Capturing The Opportunity in Crop Farming

February 13, 2011

Farming has always been a risky business with the returns to reward that risk available for only brief periods of time. The risk in agriculture today, particularly in crop production, is greater than it has been in the past, but there is opportunity to be rewarded for taking that risk.

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2011 Crop Cost and Return Guide

January 1, 2011

The Purdue Crop Cost and Return Guide offers farmers a resource to project financials for the coming cropping year. These are the January 2011 crop budget estimations.

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Carbon Dioxide Offsets from Anaerobic Digestion of Diary Waste

February 6, 2010

Anaerobic digestion allows farmers to create renewable energy and significantly reduce manure methane emissions. Methane emission reductions have the potential to be an important source of carbon dioxide offsets under cap and trade climate legislation.

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2010 Crop Cost and Return Guide

January 1, 2010

The Purdue Crop Cost and Return Guide offers farmers a resource to project financials for the coming cropping year. These are the January 2010 crop budget estimations.

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2009 Crop Cost and Return Guide

January 1, 2009

The Purdue Crop Cost and Return Guide offers farmers a resource to project financials for the coming cropping year. These are the January 2009 crop budget estimations.

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2008 Crop Cost and Return Guide

February 1, 2008

The Purdue Crop Cost and Return Guide offers farmers a resource to project financials for the coming cropping year. These are the February 2008 crop budget estimations.

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Managing in Times of Financial Stress

January 12, 2008

The best strategy is to resolve financial stress problems before they become severe. One of the most important rules of managing in times of financial stress is summed up in the simple but powerful phrase-early recognition, early resolution.

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Strategies for Dealing with Agricultural Lenders

January 8, 2008

Many factors contribute to financial stress for small business owners, and farming is no exception. Dealing with lenders at such times can be an additional stress — or a way of relieving it. This publication outlines 10 strategies for dealing with agricultural lenders.

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Renegotiating Fixed-Price Hog Production Contracts

January 8, 2008

Production contracts have become a popular mechanism for coordinating hog production.Some of these contracts are based on a fixed price for Segregated Early Weaned (SEW) pigs. Others are contractual arrangements to lease grow-out facilities on a fixed-price-per-pig basis or on cost-plus contracts. Large price changes can render such contracts untenable for one or the other party.

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