September 26, 2022

10 Tips for Communication in Your Farm Business

Communication in any business is important, especially in your farm business when many times family is involved. Purdue ag economist Brady Brewer hosts a discussion with Purdue’s Farm Succession Planning team that will provide you with 10 tips for better communication within your farm business. Team members Renee Wiatt, Family Business Management Specialist, Kelly Heckaman, Purdue Extension Area XI Director, and Heather Caldwell, Fayette County ANR Educator, discuss their tips for better communication with recognizing family roles, exploring feelings, discussing issues, responsibilities and goals, actively listening and transparency in this farm succession episode of the Purdue Commercial AgCast.

More farm succession and transition planning episodes can be found here.

More resources can also be found at the Purdue Institute of Family Business. A pdf of the 10 Tips can also be downloaded below.




Production Risk Management & Contingency Planning

December 28, 2022

In this second episode of a new series on Farm Risk Management, Jenna Nees, Ed Farris, and Michael Langemeier join…


Human Resource Risk Management & Contingency Planning

December 14, 2022

Farms and agribusinesses are confronted by many different types of risk, but consideration to human resource risk is overlooked by…


Farm Success and Technology Adoption

August 11, 2022

Farm Success and Technology Adoption slidedeck presentation by Michael Langemeier given in Rosario Argentina on August 11, 2022.



Farming Together: Cultivating Relationships and Having the Cash to Bring in the Next Generation

Where do you begin if you’re looking to transfer your farm to the next generation? Before starting with a legal entity, it’s important to come together and establish common goals and a direction for where you picture your operation moving in the future. Our Farming Together workshop will help you begin discussions to lead you to a successful transition.

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Commodity Classic 2023

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.

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Monthly Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

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.

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