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October Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

October 13, 2021
October Corn and Soybean Monthly Outlook Update webinar, recorded October 13, 2021

Recorded October 13 | Purdue ag economists review USDA’s October Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports.

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Farmer Sentiment Declines in September, Inflation Expectations Jump

October 5, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast, Ag Economy Barometer Insight

Sentiment among agricultural producers weakened in September as the Ag Economy Barometer declined 14 points to a reading of 124. This is the weakest farmer sentiment reading since July 2020 when the index stood at 118. Producers were less optimistic…

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September Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

September 13, 2021

Recorded September 13 | Purdue ag economists review USDA’s September Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports.

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Farmer Sentiment Improves in August, But Inflationary Concerns Mount

September 7, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast, Ag Economy Barometer Insight

Purdue ag economists James Mintert and Michael Langemeier review the results and give some insight into the August 2021 Ag Economy Barometer survey, a nationwide monthly survey of 400 ag producers, on this episode of the Purdue Commercial AgCast. This month’s survey was conducted from August 23-27, 2021.

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Indiana Farmland Values & Cash Rental Rates: 2021 Update Webinar

August 20, 2021

Recorded August 20 | Purdue ag economists break down the Purdue Farmland Values and Cash Rents Survey results and the USDA Land Values report.

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August Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

August 13, 2021

Recorded August 13 | Purdue ag economists review USDA’s August Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports.

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As producer sentiment holds steady, farmers weigh in on rising input prices and farmland values

August 3, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast, Ag Economy Barometer Insight

On the heels of a sharp two-month decline, the Agricultural Economy Barometer stabilized at a reading of 134 in July, just 3 points below a month earlier. This month’s sentiment index was the weakest barometer reading since July of 2020…

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Farm Succession: Non-Family Transfer

July 28, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

In this Purdue Commercial AgCast episode, the eleventh in our Farm Transition Planning series, Purdue ag economists Brady Brewer discusses transferring the farm to a non relative with the Purdue Farm Transition team, Dr. Maria Marshall, Director of the Purdue Institute of Family Business and Renee Wiatt, Farm Business Management Specialist, and Dr. Julia Valliant of Indiana University, Research Scientist with the Ostrom Workshop.

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Ag Economy Barometer falls for second month; rising input costs causing concern for farmers

July 6, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast, Ag Economy Barometer Insight

For the second month in a row, the Ag Economy Barometer declined sharply, falling to a reading of 137, which was 21 points below a month earlier, and the weakest ag producer sentiment reading since July 2020. Producers in June…

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USDA Acreage Report & June 30th Outlook Update

June 30, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

According to today’s (June 30) released numbers by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), the acreage estimate came in on the low end of expectations.  Purdue ag economists James Mintert, Nathanael Thompson, and Michael Langemeier provide a discussion of the implications for corn and soybean markets following USDA’s release of the June Acreage report.

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