August 4, 2020
Ag Economy Barometer Stable, But Farmers Less Optimistic About Future
Farmer sentiment in July was virtually unchanged from a month earlier as the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer rose just one point to a reading of 118. Purdue ag economists James Mintert and Michael Langemeier review the results from the July 2020 Ag Economy Barometer survey, a nationwide monthly survey of 400 ag producers. The Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer small change left it 30 percent below its February 2020 peak and 23 percent below its level a year ago. The full report is available at https://purdue.ag/agbarometer.
The Purdue University Center for Commercial Agriculture will present a Learning Center Session on Thursday, March 9 entitled Financial and Risk Management Strategies for 2023, at Commodity Classic in Orlando, Florida.Read More
Webinar each month following USDA’s release of the updated World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE). Catch the next monthly update on February 9 for the corn and soybean outlook following release of USDA’s February Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports. Registration is free.Read More