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Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Application Details

May 27, 2020
Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) Application Details

USDA’s Farm Service Agency is accepting applications for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) from producers who have suffered losses. Indiana FSA Director Steve Brown and staff join Jim Mintert for a discussion on eligibility requirements, payment rates and application details of the 2020 CFAP program.

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Farmland Values in Today’s Market

May 21, 2020
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

Purdue agricultural economists Brady Brewer and Todd Kuethe discuss the farmland market during today’s episode. With the COVID-19 pandemic and the unprecedented year 2020 is presenting, Todd talks about what has been happening in farmland pricing, sales, policy, and interest rates.

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Ag Outlook Webinar

May 15, 2020
Ag Outlook webinar

Recorded May 15, 2020 | Purdue agricultural economists Michael Langemeier and James Mintert discuss the ag outlook and profitability estimates as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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Contingency Planning with Cash Flow Shortages

May 15, 2020
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

As cash flows from the farm operation become tighter due to COVID-19 and weaker commodity prices, it is necessary to find other funds to help pay for asset purchases or delay asset purchases, and to repay debt. On this episode,…

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What the Food Value Chain has Learned and Should Apply Post COVID-19

May 13, 2020
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

Purdue ag economists Allan Gray and Brady Brewer examine many aspects of agricultural business from the design of supply chains to impacts on consumer buying behaviors to the future of international trade. 

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Agricultural Finance and Credit Update

May 6, 2020
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

Agricultural finance topics such as farm income, equity, debt, federal reserve policy, bank positioning, and credit analysis are covered on this episode of the Purdue Commercial AgCast. Purdue ag economists Jason Henderson and Brady Brewer discuss the current agricultural finance conditions affecting farms and agricultural lenders.

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April Ag Barometer Drops Below 100 as Coronavirus Disrupts Agriculture

May 5, 2020
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Coronavirus concerns, commodity price declines, and supply-chain disruptions sink producer sentiment to a three-year low. Purdue ag economists Michael Langemeier and James Mintert discuss the April Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer on this episode of the Purdue Commercial AgCast.

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Update on the Livestock and Meat Situation

April 28, 2020
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

Recorded April 28, 2020 | Purdue ag economists Jayson Lusk and James Mintert review the shifts in pork and beef production resulting from COVID-19 along with the impact these shifts have had on U.S. wholesale beef and pork prices as well as prices for cattle and hogs.

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