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April Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

April 12, 2021
April Corn & Soybean Outlook Update webinar, April 12, 2021

Recorded April 12 | Purdue ag economists review USDA’s April Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports.

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Strong Commodity Prices and Improved Financial Conditions Boost Ag Economy Barometer

April 6, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast, Ag Economy Barometer Insight

The Ag Economy Barometer rose in March to 177, the highest reading for the barometer since the record high reading of 184 in October. Strong ag commodity prices and improved farm financial conditions continue to support the Ag Economy Barometer readings as we head into spring.

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Planting Intentions & March 31st Outlook Update

March 31, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

Purdue ag economists James Mintert, Nathanael Thompson, and Michael Langemeier focus on the corn and soybean outlook in light of USDA’s March Prospective Plantings and Grain Stocks reports.

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The Value of Farm Data

March 24, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

Purdue University agricultural economist Brady Brewer is joined by Purdue agricultural economist Nate Delay to discuss the value of your farm data in this episode of the Purdue Commercial AgCast. They discuss the types of farm data, the trust in sharing your data, and what price you’d put on that data.

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Farm Succession: Operating Agreements

March 17, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

Who can join the farm? And how? What terms are set on compensation if equity and contributions aren’t equal? In this episode, our eighth in our Farm Transition Planning series, Purdue ag economists Brady Brewer and Michael Langemeier discuss agreements that are important in a farm business with Purdue Farm Transition team member Ed Farris. They talk operating agreements and common provisions, as well as buy/sell agreements.

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March Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

March 10, 2021
March Corn & Soybean Outlook Update webinar, March 10, 2021

Recorded March 10 | Purdue ag economists reviewed USDA’s March Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports and provided implications for the upcoming crop year.

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2021 Crop Insurance Decisions

March 2, 2021
2021 Crop Insurance Decisions webinar, March 1, 2021

Recorded March 1, 2021 | Purdue ag economists Michael Langemeier and James Mintert provided insight into decision making on crop insurance.

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Producers Bullish About Farmland Values Amid Strong Current Conditions

March 2, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast, Ag Economy Barometer Insight

February’s Ag Economy Barometer changed very little compared to January, down 2 points to a reading of 165. Purdue ag economist James Mintert breaks down the results in the February 2021 Ag Economy Barometer survey.

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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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