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Forecasting Eastern Corn Belt Corn & Soybean Basis

Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

On this Purdue Commercial AgCast episode, Purdue ag economist Nathan Thompson joins Jim Mintert to discuss corn and soybean basis in the Eastern Corn Belt. Learn about the Crop Basis Tool, which is updated weekly, to forecast basis and provides…

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Explaining Fluctuations in DDG Prices

To help explain fluctuations in distiller’s dried grains (DDGs) prices, this article examines the relationship between DDG prices, and corn and soybean meal prices.

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Comparison Of Conventional Crop Rotation With An Organic Forage-Based Crop Rotation

This article compares the long-run net returns to land of a conventional corn/soybean crop rotation to an organic forage-based crop rotation that includes corn, soybeans, oats, and alfalfa.

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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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Comparison of Conventional and Organic Crop Rotations

This article compares the long-run net returns to land of conventional corn/soybean and corn/soybean/wheat crop rotations to that of an organic corn/soybean/wheat rotation.

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Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Application Details

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) Application Details

USDA’s Farm Service Agency is accepting applications for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) from producers who have suffered losses. Indiana FSA Director Steve Brown and staff join Jim Mintert for a discussion on eligibility requirements, payment rates and application details of the 2020 CFAP program.

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Ag Outlook Webinar

Ag Outlook webinar

Recorded May 15, 2020 | Purdue agricultural economists Michael Langemeier and James Mintert discuss the ag outlook and profitability estimates as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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COVID-19’s Impacts on U.S. Food and Agriculture Webinar

COVID-19’s Impacts on U.S. Food and Agriculture Webinar

Recorded April 20, 2020 | Purdue ag economists Jayson Lusk, Michael Langemeier, and James Mintert examine COVID-19’s impact on U.S. food and agriculture.

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Impact of COVID-19 on the Biofuels Industry and Implications for Corn and Soybean Markets

This report shows that the spread of COVID-19 in the U.S. is expected to reduce the demand for both corn and soybeans due to reductions in demand for ethanol and soy biodiesel.

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Spring 2020 Crop Outlook Webinar

Spring 2020 Crop Outlook webinar, April 1

Recorded April 1, 2020 | Purdue agricultural economists Michael Langemeier and James Mintert provide updated information from USDA’s March 31st release of their Prospective Plantings and Grain Stocks reports along with implications of COVID-19 on the outlook for corn and soybeans.

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