March 24, 2021

The Value of Farm Data

Purdue University agricultural economist Brady Brewer is joined by Purdue agricultural economist Nate Delay to discuss the value of your farm data in this episode of the Purdue Commercial AgCast. They discuss the types of farm data, the trust in sharing your data, and what price you’d put on that data. Farm data has come a long way and the value on it is a little unclear – a new Purdue study will help answer that question.


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2021 Indiana Farm Custom Rates

April 23, 2021

The rates reported in this publication were compiled from questionnaires received from farmers, farm owners, farm custom operators, and professional farm managers in Indiana.  Purdue Extension educators and specialists developed the questionnaire.  Purdue Educators distributed the questionnaires at meetings and events statewide during the last month of 2020 and the first three months of 2021. 


The Value of Data/Information and the Payoff of Precision Farming

February 22, 2021

As we develop technologies and tools to expand the toolkit for precision farming and digitization systems and platforms to enhance farmer’s profit margins as well as create value for the value chain and society as a whole, the farming sector will be increasingly transformed from “growing stuff” to biological manufacturing.


Growing Your Digital Agriculture Strategy

September 16, 2020

Purdue ag economists Nathan Delay, Nathanael Thompson and James Mintert examine trends in digital ag technology usage by U.S. corn and soybean farms and identify technology usage patterns that have an impact on productivity and efficiency.



Carbon Markets for U.S. Row Crop Producers: Opportunities and Challenges

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.

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Monthly Corn & Soybean Outlook Webinar Series

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.

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Purdue Farm Management Tour & Indiana Master Farmer Reception

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.​

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