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2023 Top Farmer Conference Recap: Interest Rates
In this episode, Purdue’s Brady Brewer was joined by Michael Langemeier, associate director of Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture and Jason Henderson, senior associate dean of Purdue’s College of Agriculture and professor of agricultural economics. The podcast episode was a follow-up to the panel discussion the group had at the 2023 Purdue Top Farmer Conference focused on the U.S. economy, the Federal Reserve’s policy choices in 2023 and what it means for interest rates and the farm economy.Listen to this episode
2023 Top Farmer Conference Recap: Machinery
Associate Professor of Agricultural Economics at the University of Kentucky Tyler Mark joined Purdue’s Brady Brewer at the 2023 Top Farmer Conference to discuss the machinery market. In this episode, the two discuss key factors related to machinery prices, and what buyers should be thinking about as they make equipment purchase decisions in 2023 and 2024.Listen to this episode
2023 Top Farmer Conference Recap: Land Values
Purdue’s Brady Brewer was joined by R.D. Schrader, President of Schrader Real Estate and Auction Co., and Howard Halderman, President and CEO of Halderman Real Estate and Farm Management at the 2023 Purdue Top Farmer Conference to discuss land values. In this episode, Brewer, Schrader and Halderman give insights into what is in store for the farmland market, how interest rates may impact farmland markets, and the impact of institutional buyers.Listen to this episode
January Corn & Soybean Outlook Update
Nathan Thompson and Michael Langemeier joined James Mintert on this podcast to discuss new information from USDA’s January 2023 World Ag Supply & Demand Estimates (WASDE) report, which was released on January 12th. During the podcast they also provided an update on Eastern Corn Belt corn and soybean basis bids, marketing opportunities for both old and new crop corn and soybeans along with current breakeven estimates for corn and soybean production in 2023.Listen to this episode
2023 Top Farmer Conference Recap: Corn & Soybean Outlook with Iowa State’s Chad Hart
Dr. Chad Hart, crop marketing specialist from Iowa State University, joined Purdue’s Brady Brewer on January 6, 2023 at the Purdue Top Farmer Conference to discuss the key factors he is monitoring that will impact both the corn and soybean price outlook in 2023 and 2024.Listen to this episode
Farmer Sentiment Rebounds at Year End on Stronger 2022 Income
Producer sentiment improved sharply in December as the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer Index reading of 126 was 24 points higher than a month earlier. This month’s survey was conducted from December 5-9, 2022.Listen to this episode
Production Risk Management & Contingency Planning
In this second episode of a new series on Farm Risk Management, Jenna Nees, Ed Farris, and Michael Langemeier join Brady Brewer to discuss contingency planning for production risk. Minimizing risk through management practices, reducing production variability, and managing ways…Listen to this episode
December Corn & Soybean Outlook Update
Recorded December 19 | Purdue ag economists discuss a longer-term view of the changing cost structure facing corn and soybean prices, key factors likely to impact corn and soybean prices in 2023 and discussed how to use scenario’s when analyzing price risk and making marketing decisions.Listen to this episode
Human Resource Risk Management & Contingency Planning
Farms and agribusinesses are confronted by many different types of risk, but consideration to human resource risk is overlooked by far too many. If critical functions cannot be completed due to a death, disability, disaster, divorce, or disagreement the farm…Listen to this episode
High Input Costs and Rising Interest Rates Top Concerns As Farmer Sentiment Remains Unchanged
Farmer sentiment was unchanged in November as the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer Index came in at a reading of 102, the same as in October. There was however a slight shift in underlying sentiment as the Index of Current Conditions declined 3 points this month to a reading of 98 while the Index of Future Expectations rose 2 points to 104.
This month’s survey was conducted from November 14-18, 2022.