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Farm Succession: Business Entities

February 24, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

When it comes time to transition your farm business to the next generation, whether your farm is set up as a sole proprietor, partnership, corporation, or LLC, how your business is structured will affect many aspects. Deciding on a business entity requires much thought and advice. In this Purdue Commercial AgCast episode, our seventh in our Farm Transition Planning series, Purdue ag economist Brady Brewer and members of the Purdue Farm Transition team Kelly Heckaman and Ed Farris discuss business entities.

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Understanding the Five C’s of Credit

February 18, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

Purdue ag economists Brady Brewer and Michael Langemeier discuss credit underwriting and the criteria financial institutions use to determine eligibility of an applicant in this episode of the Purdue Commercial AgCast.

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February Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

February 10, 2021
February Corn and Soybean Outlook Updated webinar, February 10, 2021

Recorded February 10, 2021 | Purdue ag economists Michael Langemeier, Nathanael Thompson and James Mintert discuss USDA’s February Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand (WASDE) reports.

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Ag Barometer drifts lower, farmers remain concerned about the future despite strong economic conditions

February 2, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

The Ag Economy Barometer drifted lower in January to a reading of 167, a decline of 7 points compared to December and equal to the index’s November reading. The barometer’s decline over the last three months is all attributable to…

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Farm Succession: Business Governance for Transition Planning

January 26, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

Adding on to our transition planning series, in this 6th episode, Purdue agricultural economists Brady Brewer and members of the Purdue Farm Transition team Renee Wiatt and Maria Marshall focus on how and why to set up governance policies in a farm business.

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2021 Farm Bill Decisions for Crop Producers

January 21, 2021
2021 Farm Bill Decisions for Crop Producers, Episode 38 on the Purdue Commercial AgCast podcast

Crop producers need to make their 2021 farm program choices at their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office (or online) by March 15, 2021. Producers have the option of choosing either the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program.

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January Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

January 13, 2021
January Corn and Soybean Outlook Updated webinar, January 13, 2021

Recorded January 13, 2021 | Purdue ag economists Michael Langemeier, Nathanael Thompson and James Mintert discussed the updated corn and soybean outlook following release of USDA’s January Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand (WASDE) reports.

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Farmer Sentiment Rises As Income Prospects Improve, Concerns About Key Policy Issues Remain

January 5, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

Farmer sentiment improved modestly in December as the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer rose to a reading of 174, up 7 points from November. Purdue ag economists James Mintert and Michael Langemeier review the results and give their insight on this episode of the Purdue Commercial AgCast.

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Farm Succession: Conflict Management for Transition Planning

December 18, 2020
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

In this fifth episode of our series about Farm Transition Planning, we focus on conflict management – what is conflict, what causes it, how do we handle it within a farming business to come to a resolution.

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December Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

December 11, 2020
December 2020 Corn and Soybean Outlook Update Webinar recording

Recorded Dec. 11, 2020 | Purdue ag economists Michael Langemeier, Nathanael Thompson and James Mintert discussed United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) December Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports.

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