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Long-run Cash Rent

Examine breakeven prices, earnings per acre, breakeven cash rents, and trends in working capital with this spreadsheet tool.

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Fall 2020 Crop Outlook Webinar

Fall 2020 Crop Outlook Webinar recording

Recorded September 11, 2020 | Purdue agricultural economists Michael Langemeier and James Mintert discussed USDA’s September Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports.

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Indiana Farmland Values & Cash Rental Rates: 2020 Update Webinar

Recorded August 7, 2020 | Purdue ag economists Todd Kuethe, James Mintert, and Michael Langemeier discuss the latest Purdue Land Values Survey and USDA’s Land Values report.

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Comparing Net Returns for Alternative Leasing Arrangements

Comparing Net Returns for Alternative Leasing Arrangements

Obtaining control of land through leasing has a long history in the United States.  Leases on agricultural land are strongly influenced by local custom and tradition.  However, in most areas, landowners and operators can choose from several types of lease arrangements.

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Indiana Farmland Values Increase But Signal Concern of Potential COVID-19 Slump

Indiana farmland values increase but signal concern of potential COVID-19 slump, 2020 Purdue Land Values and Cash Rents Survey

The COVID-19 pandemic will be the defining economic event of 2020. As documented in the previous Purdue Agricultural Economics Report, the pandemic has had a profound impact on the Indiana food and agriculture sector. Land is the farm sector’s largest input, and as a result, farmland values generally reflect broad trends in the costs and returns of agricultural production. The 2020 Purdue Land Values and Cash Rents Survey suggests that farmland prices across the State generally improved on a year-to-year basis.

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Ag Outlook Webinar

Ag Outlook webinar, recorded June 12, 2020

Recorded June 12, 2020 | Purdue agricultural economists Michael Langemeier and James Mintert provide an updated ag outlook, which includes information from USDA’s June WASDE report along with updated profitability estimates for corn and soybeans. The webinar also addressed questions regarding eligibility for and assistance provided by USDA’s CFAP program.

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Factors Impacting Land Values

There are several key factors driving potential changes in farm land values.  These factors include cash rent, working capital, supply of land, interest rates, inflation, and investment potential of farmland compared to other investments such as the stock market, corporate bonds, or similar assets.  Let’s take a look at these factors in two groups.

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Farmland Values in Today’s Market

Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

Purdue agricultural economists Brady Brewer and Todd Kuethe discuss the farmland market during today’s episode. With the COVID-19 pandemic and the unprecedented year 2020 is presenting, Todd talks about what has been happening in farmland pricing, sales, policy, and interest rates.

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Leasing Land

A series of leasing articles that discuss cash rents and land values.

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Indiana Farmland Values & Rental Rates – 2019 Survey Results

Recorded August 21, 2019 | The panelists provided updated farmland value and cash rent information from the 2019 Purdue Land Value Survey.

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