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Corn & Soybean Prospective Plantings Report Update

Purdue agricultural economists Michael Langemeier, Nathan Thompson and James Mintert discussed the implications of the Prospective Plantings report from USDA-NASS which was released on March 31, 2022. Implications for 2022 crop corn and soybean production based on the report’s planted acreage estimates were discussed along with a “first pass” at what it might mean for carryover estimates into the 2023 crop year.

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Trends in Corn Plant Populations

Trends in seed costs are driven by both changes in seed prices and changes in corn plant populations.  This article examines trends in corn plant populations in Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana.  In addition, this article examines the proportion of seed costs per acre that are explained by changes in seed prices and plant populations.

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2021 Indiana Farm Custom Rates

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. 

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Planting Intentions & March 31st Outlook Update

Purdue ag economists James Mintert, Nathanael Thompson, and Michael Langemeier focus on the corn and soybean outlook in light of USDA’s March Prospective Plantings and Grain Stocks reports.

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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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Spring 2020 Crop Outlook Webinar

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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Corn & Soybean Price Outlook: Making Your 2019 Soybean Prevented Planting Decisions

Recorded June 17, 2019 | Purdue agricultural economists Chris Hurt, Michael Langemeier, and James Mintert provide an updated corn and soybean price outlook, which includes information from USDA’s Crop Progress report.

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2019 Indiana Farm Custom Rates

The rates reported in this publication were compiled from questionnaires received from farmers, farm owners, farm custom operators, and professional farm managers in Indiana.

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Late Corn & Soybean Planting Decisions

Recorded June 6, 2019 | As a follow-up to their previous webinar, Purdue agricultural economists James Mintert and Michael Langemeier analyze the potential returns from taking the Prevented Planting option for corn and compare it to potential returns from delayed planting of both corn and soybeans, under a couple of different scenarios.

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Delayed Corn & Soybean Planting Decisions

Recorded May 23, 2019 | Purdue agricultural economists James Mintert and Michael Langemeier join Purdue agronomists, Bob Nielsen and Shaun Casteel to discuss crop insurance alternatives as well as corn and soybean agronomic management considerations.

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