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January Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

January 14, 2022

Recorded January 14 | Purdue ag economists review USDA’s January Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports.

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Farmer Sentiment Rises on Strengthening Current Financial Position

January 4, 2022

For only the second time since May, the Ag Economy Barometer rose in December. This month’s index climbed to a reading of 125, 9 points higher than in November. This month’s survey was conducted from December 8-14, 2021.

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December Outlook Update at The Indiana Farm Equipment & Technology Expo

December 15, 2021

Recorded December 15 | Purdue ag economists discussed the corn and soybean outlook and provided crop marketing and risk strategies to keep producer’s bottom line black at The Indiana Farm Equipment and Technology Expo.

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Farmer Sentiment Weakens as Production Cost Concerns Mount

December 7, 2021

The Ag Economy Barometer slipped to a reading of 116 in November, down 5 points from October and 30% lower than in November 2020 when the barometer stood at 167.

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November Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

November 10, 2021
November Corn and Soybean Monthly Outlook Update webinar, recorded November 10, 2021

Recorded November 10 | Purdue ag economists review USDA’s November Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports.

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Farmer Sentiment Weakens Amid Rising Concerns Of A Cost-Price Squeeze

November 2, 2021

For the third month in a row, agricultural producer sentiment weakened in October as the Ag Economy Barometer declined to 121, 3 points lower than a month earlier.

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October Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

October 13, 2021
October Corn and Soybean Monthly Outlook Update webinar, recorded October 13, 2021

Recorded October 13 | Purdue ag economists review USDA’s October Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports.

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Farmer Sentiment Declines in September, Inflation Expectations Jump

October 5, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast, Ag Economy Barometer Insight

Sentiment among agricultural producers weakened in September as the Ag Economy Barometer declined 14 points to a reading of 124. This is the weakest farmer sentiment reading since July 2020 when the index stood at 118. Producers were less optimistic…

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September Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

September 13, 2021

Recorded September 13 | Purdue ag economists review USDA’s September Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports.

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Farmer Sentiment Improves in August, But Inflationary Concerns Mount

September 7, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast, Ag Economy Barometer Insight

Purdue ag economists James Mintert and Michael Langemeier review the results and give some insight into the August 2021 Ag Economy Barometer survey, a nationwide monthly survey of 400 ag producers, on this episode of the Purdue Commercial AgCast. This month’s survey was conducted from August 23-27, 2021.

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