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Top Farmer 2020

2018 Farm Bill What If Tool

2018 Farm Bill What If Tool, from Farmdoc, University of Illinois

This University of Illinois spreadsheet calculates Agricultural Risk Coverage for County Coverage (ARC-CO), Agricultural Risk Coverage for Individual Coverage (ARC-IC), and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) payments. County yields and market year average (MYA) prices are brought in for a user-specified state-county-crop combination. Users then can change 2018 through 2020 county yields and prices to see ARC-CO, ARC-IC, and PLC payments under those yields and prices.

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Ag Survivor Workshop

Right Risk, Ag Survivor Workshop Guide

Top Farmer 2020 pre-conference workshop by John Hewlett, Ranch/Farm Management Specialist, University of Wyoming and Jay Parson, Associate Professor of Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Link to the Right Risk Ag Survivor online workshop.

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Ag Outlook: Looking Beyond the 2020 Crop Year

Ag Outlook, Top Farmer 2020 slidedeck presentation by Chad Hart, Associate Professor of Economics, Iowa State University.

Top Farmer 2020 slidedeck presentation by Chad Hart, Associate Professor of Economics, Iowa State University. Examine the current outlook for corn and soybeans, but also take a longer view of what’s ahead for the U.S. ag economy and the management implications for the next several years.

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Farmland Values: Where Do We Go From Here?

Top Farmer 2020 slidedeck presentation by Todd Kuethe, Associate Professor, Schrader Endowed Chair in Farmland Economics, Explore recent trends in farmland markets in Indiana and across the Corn Belt and closely examine returns to farmland, the cost of capital, and both the short-run and long-term prospects for farmland prices.

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Cover Crops: Agronomic, Economic, and Environmental Considerations

Cover Crops: Agronomic, Economic, and Environmental Considerations, Top Farmer 2020 slidedeck presentation by Shalamar Armstrong and Nathanael Thompson.

Top Farmer 2020 slidedeck presentation by Shalamar Armstrong, Assistant Professor of Agronomy, Purdue University and Nathanael Thompson, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University. An update on research that evaluates the agronomic, economic, and environmental impacts of using cover crops in Corn Belt corn-soybean rotations.

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2019 Growing Season for Corn in Indiana

Top Farmer 2020 slidedeck presentation by Robert Nielsen, Professor & Corn Specialist, Department of Agronomy. A review of what took place during 2019 and what can be learned that can be applied to your corn production plans for 2020.

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2020 Vision with a 2018-19 Rear View on Soybeans

Top Farmer 2020 slidedeck presentation by Shaun Casteel, Associate Professor & Soybean Specialist, Department of Agronomy. A review of what took place during 2019 and what can be learned that can be applied to your soybean production plans for 2020.

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What Did We Learn in 2019 That We Can Apply in the Future? – Weed Science

Top Farmer 2020 conference session by Bill Johnson, Professor & Weed Science Specialist, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology. Link to the Purdue Weed Science web page.

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The Promise of Digital Ag: Growing Your Digital Agriculture Strategy

The Promise of Digital Ag, Top Farmer 2020 slidedeck presentation by Nathan Delay, Nathanael Thompson, and James Mintert.

Top Farmer 2020 slidedeck presentation by Nathan Delay, Nathanael Thompson, Assistant Professors of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University and James Mintert, Professor of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University. The Center for Commercial Agriculture has been surveying crop farmers regarding their usage of digital ag technology on their farms. Learn what farmers have to say about adoption, usage and benefits of digital ag tech on their farms.

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Making Your Farm Bill Decision in 2020

Top Farmer 2020 slidedeck presentation by Michael Langemeier and James Mintert, Professors of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University. The 2018 Farm Bill presents producers with several choices to be made by the March 15 sign-up deadline. This session discussed the alternatives and will help you choose between the ARC and PLC programs.

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