Farm Management Tour: July 17, 2024

Learn about innovative farm management strategies, new technologies for improving efficiency and productivity, ways to ensure a successful transition of farm operations to the next generation. Join us at the 91st annual Purdue Farm Management Tour and reception honoring the 2024 Indiana Master Farmers in Randolph County (Winchester), Indiana on Wednesday, July 17th.

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Farmer Sentiment Rebounds at Year End on Stronger 2022 Income

January 3, 2023
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast, Ag Economy Barometer Insight

Producer sentiment improved sharply in December as the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer Index reading of 126 was 24 points higher than a month earlier. This month’s survey was conducted from December 5-9, 2022.

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Production Risk Management & Contingency Planning

December 28, 2022
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

In this second episode of a new series on Farm Risk Management, Jenna Nees, Ed Farris, and Michael Langemeier join Brady Brewer to discuss contingency planning for production risk. Minimizing risk through management practices, reducing production variability, and managing ways…

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December Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

December 19, 2022
Dec Corn & Soybean Outlook Update Recording

Recorded December 19 | Purdue ag economists discuss a longer-term view of the changing cost structure facing corn and soybean prices, key factors likely to impact corn and soybean prices in 2023 and discussed how to use scenario’s when analyzing price risk and making marketing decisions.

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Human Resource Risk Management & Contingency Planning

December 14, 2022
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

Farms and agribusinesses are confronted by many different types of risk, but consideration to human resource risk is overlooked by far too many. If critical functions cannot be completed due to a death, disability, disaster, divorce, or disagreement the farm…

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High Input Costs and Rising Interest Rates Top Concerns As Farmer Sentiment Remains Unchanged

December 6, 2022
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast, Ag Economy Barometer Insight

Farmer sentiment was unchanged in November as the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer Index came in at a reading of 102, the same as in October. There was however a slight shift in underlying sentiment as the Index of Current Conditions declined 3 points this month to a reading of 98 while the Index of Future Expectations rose 2 points to 104.
This month’s survey was conducted from November 14-18, 2022.

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Tax Planning & Working Capital in a Strong Income Year

November 23, 2022
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

For many crop and livestock producers, 2021 and 2022 have been relatively strong net farm income years. Therefore, tax planning strategies will be relatively important. Purdue agricultural economists Brady Brewer and Michael Langemeier discuss strategies that maintain working capital in this episode of the Purdue Commercial AgCast.

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November Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

November 11, 2022

Recorded November 11 | Purdue ag economists discussed USDA’s November Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports and the current corn and soybean outlook.

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Ag Economy Barometer Declines Again, Producers Express Concern About Interest Rate Policy

November 1, 2022
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast, Ag Economy Barometer Insight

Farmer sentiment weakened again in October as the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer fell to a reading of 102, down 10 points compared to a month earlier. This month’s survey was conducted from October 10-14, 2022.

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October Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

October 14, 2022

Recorded October 14 | Purdue ag economists discussed USDA’s October Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports and the current corn and soybean outlook.

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Farmer Sentiment Drifts Lower, Rising Interest Rates Contribute to Uneasiness

October 4, 2022
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast, Ag Economy Barometer Insight

The Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer index drifted lower to a reading of 112 in September which was 5 points lower than a month earlier. This month’s survey was conducted from September 19-23, 2022. Purdue ag economists Michael Langemeier and James Mintert break down the results of the September 2022 Ag Economy Barometer survey.

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