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How soon should you start succession planning? What are important things to think about that need transferred? What makes a good business partner, and how can you make this decision? On this episode, Purdue ag economist Brady Brewer discusses these…Listen to this episode
In this episode Purdue associate professor and agricultural economist Dr. Brady Brewer along with a panel of experts discuss various aspects of the ag credit market and how nontraditional lenders are impacting the ag credit markets. The powerpoint slide are…Listen to this episode
May Corn & Soybean Outlook Update
Recorded May 16 | Purdue ag economists discussed the corn and soybean outlook following USDA’s May World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report and provided implications for crop marketing strategies.Listen to this episode
Wondering what the current agriculture job market is?
In this episode Purdue University Center for Commercial Agriculture’s ag economists Brady Brewer and Nathan Delay discuss the agricultural job market and the Purdue University’s Department of Agriculture Economics Ag Jobs Dashboard from research conducted by grad student Doug Abney.
The dashboard is an overview of monthly data collected of the agricultural job market over time, starting the summer of 2021. Slides and a transcript from the discussion are available.Listen to this episode
Producer Sentiment Improves With Strengthened Commodity Prices; But High Cost Inflation Worries Farmers
The Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer improved in April to a reading of 121, which was 8 points higher than a month earlier. Despite this month’s increase, the ag sentiment index remains 32% lower than its April 2021 reading. This month’s survey was conducted from April 18-22, 2022. Slides and a transcript from the discussion are available.Listen to this episode
Inflation, Interest Rates & the Cost of Farm Inputs
What really is inflation? How is it measured? What is the potential impact on consumers and the ag sector? Purdue agricultural economists Brady Brewer, Michael Langemeier, and James Mintert discuss these questions and the potential impacts of rising inflation & Fed policy on interest rates. Near the end of the conversation, they discuss the long-run relationship between inflation and farm input prices. Slides and a transcript from the discussion are available.Listen to this episode
April Corn & Soybean Outlook Update
Recorded April 12 | Purdue ag economists discussed the corn and soybean outlook following USDA’s April World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report and provided implications for crop marketing strategies.Listen to this episode
Ag Economy Barometer Slides Lower, Producers Concerned About War’s Impact on Input Prices
The Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer dipped to a reading of 113 in March, the weakest farmer sentiment reading since May 2020 which was in the early days of the pandemic. The March reading was 12 points lower than a month earlier and 36% lower than in March 2021. This month’s survey was conducted from March 14-18, 2022.Listen to this episode
Corn & Soybean Prospective Plantings Report Update
Purdue agricultural economists Michael Langemeier, Nathan Thompson and James Mintert discussed the implications of the Prospective Plantings report from USDA-NASS which was released on March 31, 2022. Implications for 2022 crop corn and soybean production based on the report’s planted acreage estimates were discussed along with a “first pass” at what it might mean for carryover estimates into the 2023 crop year.Listen to this episode
March Corn & Soybean Outlook Update
Recorded March 11 | Purdue ag economists review USDA’s March World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report.Listen to this episode