January 21, 2021
2021 Farm Bill Decisions for Crop Producers
Crop producers need to make their 2021 farm program choices at their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office (or online) by March 15, 2021. Producers have the option of choosing either the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program. In this episode of the Purdue Commercial AgCast, Purdue agricultural economists Michael Langemeier and James Mintert review how the most commonly chosen program options during the last sign-up period played out for the 2019 crop and are likely to play out for the 2020 crop. They conclude with a discussion about how to go about making your 2021 program elections. Find the accompanying pdf document of this discussion below.
Purdue ag economists Carson Reeling, Nathanael Thompson and James Mintert will discuss the opportunities and challenges of the carbon markets for row crop producers on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 12:30 p.m. EDT.Read More
Webinar each month following USDA’s release of the updated World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE). Join us Wednesday, July 14 for our next monthly update on the corn and soybean outlook following release of USDA’s July Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports. Registration is free.Read More
The Purdue University Farm Management Tour is July 8-9, 2021. Come visit Posey & Vanderburgh county farms and learn from the experiences of Indiana’s best farm business managers.Read More