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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Farmer Sentiment Dips Amid Weaker View of Current Conditions

September 5, 2023
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast, Ag Economy Barometer Insight

Purdue ag economists James Mintert and Michael Langemeier share some insight into the results of the August 2023 Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer survey. Producer sentiment was notably lower in August, as the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer index dipped 8 points to a reading of 115. This month’s Ag Economy Barometer survey was conducted from August 14-18, 2023.

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Financing Amid Rate Ripples, an Ag Credit Update

August 15, 2023

Discover how interest rates impact farming decisions, machinery choices, and the value of farmland. In this ag credit update podcast, Purdue ag economists Brady Brewer and Michael Langemeier discuss recent inflation trends, interest rate trajectories, loan markets and the ripple effects at the farm.

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(Part 2) Indiana Farmland Cash Rental Rates 2023 Update

August 7, 2023
(Part 2) Indiana Farmland Cash Rental Rates 2023 Update, AgCast 142 video podcast thumbnail

Purdue ag economists Todd Kuethe, James Mintert and Michael Langemeier discuss cash rental rates for Indiana farmland in this, the second of two AgCast episodes discussing the 2023 Purdue Farmland Values and Cash Rents Survey results.

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(Part 1) Indiana Farmland Values 2023 Update

August 6, 2023
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Purdue ag economists Todd Kuethe, James Mintert and Michael Langemeier discuss Indiana farmland values on this, the first of two AgCast episodes discussing the 2023 Purdue Farmland Values and Cash Rents Survey results. Each June, the department of agricultural economics surveys knowledgeable professionals regarding Indiana’s farmland and cash rental market.

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Farmers Remain Cautiously Optimistic About Agricultural Economy

August 1, 2023
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast, Ag Economy Barometer Insight

Purdue ag economists James Mintert and Michael Langemeier share some insight into the results of the July 2023 Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer survey. Agricultural producer sentiment improved slightly in July as the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer rose two points above its June reading to an index value of 123. This month’s survey was conducted from July 10-14, 2023.

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Farmer Sentiment Rebounds on More Optimistic View of Future

July 5, 2023
Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast, Ag Economy Barometer Insight

Purdue ag economists James Mintert and Michael Langemeier share some insight into the results of the June 2023 Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer survey. Farmer sentiment rebounded in June as the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer rose 17 points to a reading of 121. This month’s survey was conducted from June 12-16, 2023.

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2023 Purdue Farm Management Tour Prelude: Rowland Farms

June 25, 2023

Greg and Jacob Rowland discuss their family’s farm operation near Campbellsburg, Indiana with Purdue’s James Mintert. Rowland Farms has been in operation since the late 1930’s and will be featured as part of the Purdue Farm Management Tour on July 11, 2023 in Washington county, Indiana.

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2023 Purdue Farm Management Tour Prelude: Hackman Family Farm Market

June 22, 2023
Hackman Family Farm Market interview on the Purdue Commercial AgCast podcast. The Hackman's will be featured as part of the Purdue Farm Management Tour on July 11, 2023.

Megan Vanliew and Jacquelyn Jansinski, daughters of Tom & Ruth Hackman, discuss their roles on the Hackman family’s farm near Vallonia, Indiana with James Mintert. Hackman Family Farm Market is a diversified farm operation and will be featured as part of the Purdue Farm Management Tour on July 11, 2023.

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Soybean Outlook Update Following USDA’s June WASDE Report

June 16, 2023

Soybean futures volatility increased sharply this week as futures prices responded to concerns about dry weather possibly impacting crop yields. Purdue ag economists James Mintert and Nathanael Thompson discussed the updated soybean outlook on the latest Purdue Commercial AgCast video podcast.

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Corn Outlook Update Following USDA’s June WASDE Report

June 13, 2023
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Purdue ag economists James Mintert and Nathanael Thompson discussed the updated corn outlook following USDA’s June World Ag Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report on the latest Purdue Commercial AgCast video podcast. The latest corn crop condition ratings were discussed along with implications for 2023 U.S. corn yield, production and carryover stocks.

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