October 9, 2020

October Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

Purdue agricultural economists Michael Langemeier, Nathanael Thompson and James Mintert discussed United States Department of Agriculture’s October Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports on October 9. The webinar provides information released in the USDA reports and updated profitability estimates and marketing strategies for both corn and soybeans.

The recording of the webinar and the slides used during the presentation are available for download below. A companion episode on the Purdue Commercial AgCast podcast is available below or any platform where you access your podcasts.




USDA Farm Income Forecast, February 2024 Update

February 14, 2024

Join host Brady Brewer for a Purdue Commercial AgCast episode with Purdue ag economist Michael Langemeier as they discuss USDA’s latest farm income forecast for February 2024. Net farm income is expected to decline by 25% but remain near the long-run average.


Corn & Soybean Basis Steady to Stronger in Most Locations, Weaker at Ohio River Terminals

February 12, 2024

After starting the year weaker than normal, corn and soybean basis has been steadily increasing since harvest ended last fall. In recent weeks, many eastern Corn Belt locations have seen steady to slightly stronger corn and soybean basis levels.


Renewable Diesel Boom & Where Biofuels Are Headed

January 24, 2024

Host Brady Brewer discussed the “boom” in renewable diesel and its expected impact on the soybean market with Dr. Scott Irwin, a professor of agricultural economics at the University of Illinois, on the latest episode of the Purdue Commercial AgCast.



Commodity Classic 2024

The Purdue University Center for Commercial Agriculture will present a Learning Center Session on Thursday, February 29 entitled Positioning Your Farm for Long-Term Success during Commodity Classic in Houston, Texas.

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