Farm Management Tour: July 17, 2024

Learn about innovative farm management strategies, new technologies for improving efficiency and productivity, ways to ensure a successful transition of farm operations to the next generation. Join us at the 91st annual Purdue Farm Management Tour and reception honoring the 2024 Indiana Master Farmers in Randolph County (Winchester), Indiana on Wednesday, July 17th.

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April Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

April 12, 2021
April Corn & Soybean Outlook Update webinar, April 12, 2021

Recorded April 12 | Purdue ag economists review USDA’s April Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports.

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Strong Commodity Prices and Improved Financial Conditions Boost Ag Economy Barometer

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

The Ag Economy Barometer rose in March to 177, the highest reading for the barometer since the record high reading of 184 in October. Strong ag commodity prices and improved farm financial conditions continue to support the Ag Economy Barometer readings as we head into spring.

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Planting Intentions & March 31st Outlook Update

March 31, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

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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The Value of Farm Data

March 24, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

Purdue University agricultural economist Brady Brewer is joined by Purdue agricultural economist Nate Delay to discuss the value of your farm data in this episode of the Purdue Commercial AgCast. They discuss the types of farm data, the trust in sharing your data, and what price you’d put on that data.

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March Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

March 10, 2021
March Corn & Soybean Outlook Update webinar, March 10, 2021

Recorded March 10 | Purdue ag economists reviewed USDA’s March Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports and provided implications for the upcoming crop year.

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2021 Crop Insurance Decisions

March 2, 2021
2021 Crop Insurance Decisions webinar, March 1, 2021

Recorded March 1, 2021 | Purdue ag economists Michael Langemeier and James Mintert provided insight into decision making on crop insurance.

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Producers Bullish About Farmland Values Amid Strong Current Conditions

March 2, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast, Ag Economy Barometer Insight

February’s Ag Economy Barometer changed very little compared to January, down 2 points to a reading of 165. Purdue ag economist James Mintert breaks down the results in the February 2021 Ag Economy Barometer survey.

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Understanding the Five C’s of Credit

February 18, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

Purdue ag economists Brady Brewer and Michael Langemeier discuss credit underwriting and the criteria financial institutions use to determine eligibility of an applicant in this episode of the Purdue Commercial AgCast.

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February Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

February 10, 2021
February Corn and Soybean Outlook Updated webinar, February 10, 2021

Recorded February 10, 2021 | Purdue ag economists Michael Langemeier, Nathanael Thompson and James Mintert discuss USDA’s February Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand (WASDE) reports.

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Ag Barometer drifts lower, farmers remain concerned about the future despite strong economic conditions

February 2, 2021
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

The Ag Economy Barometer drifted lower in January to a reading of 167, a decline of 7 points compared to December and equal to the index’s November reading. The barometer’s decline over the last three months is all attributable to…

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