April 5, 2022
Ag Economy Barometer Slides Lower, Producers Concerned About War’s Impact on Input Prices
The Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer dipped to a reading of 113 in March, the weakest farmer sentiment reading since May 2020 which was in the early days of the pandemic. The March reading was 12 points lower than a month earlier and 36% lower than in March 2021. This month’s survey was conducted from March 14-18, 2022. Purdue ag economists James Mintert and Michael Langemeier review the results and give some insight into the March 2022 Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer, a nationwide monthly survey of 400 ag producers.
Webinar each month following USDA’s release of the updated World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE). Catch the next monthly update on July 13th for 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