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Farm Succession: Financial Readiness for Succession
On this episode Purdue ag economists Brady Brewer and Michael Langemeier, along with extension educator Ed Farris discuss farm financial readiness and how it impacts succession planning. A downloadable version of The Farm’s Legacy: A Guidebook for Intra-Family Succession is…Listen to this episode
Farmer sentiment remained weak in June as the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer fell to a reading of 97, 2 points below its May reading. This month’s survey was conducted from June 13-17, 2022. The Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer sentiment index is calculated each month from 400 U.S. agricultural producers’ responses to a telephone survey. Slides and audio transcript are available and can be found below.Listen to this episode
June Corn & Soybean Outlook Update
Recorded June 13 | Purdue ag economists discussed the corn and soybean outlook following USDA’s June World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report and provided implications for crop marketing strategies.Listen to this episode
The Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer plummeted in May to a reading of just 99, the weakest farmer sentiment reading since April 2020. The May 2022 barometer reading marked just the 9th time since data collection began in fall 2015 that the overall measure of farmer sentiment fell below 100. This month’s survey was conducted from May 16-20, 2022. Slides and a transcript from the discussion are available.Listen to this episode
How soon should you start succession planning? What are important things to think about that need transferred? What makes a good business partner, and how can you make this decision? On this episode, Purdue ag economist Brady Brewer discusses these…Listen to this episode
In this episode Purdue associate professor and agricultural economist Dr. Brady Brewer along with a panel of experts discuss various aspects of the ag credit market and how nontraditional lenders are impacting the ag credit markets. The powerpoint slide are…Listen to this episode
May Corn & Soybean Outlook Update
Recorded May 16 | Purdue ag economists discussed the corn and soybean outlook following USDA’s May World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report and provided implications for crop marketing strategies.Listen to this episode
Wondering what the current agriculture job market is?
In this episode Purdue University Center for Commercial Agriculture’s ag economists Brady Brewer and Nathan Delay discuss the agricultural job market and the Purdue University’s Department of Agriculture Economics Ag Jobs Dashboard from research conducted by grad student Doug Abney.
The dashboard is an overview of monthly data collected of the agricultural job market over time, starting the summer of 2021. Slides and a transcript from the discussion are available.Listen to this episode
Producer Sentiment Improves With Strengthened Commodity Prices; But High Cost Inflation Worries Farmers
The Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer improved in April to a reading of 121, which was 8 points higher than a month earlier. Despite this month’s increase, the ag sentiment index remains 32% lower than its April 2021 reading. This month’s survey was conducted from April 18-22, 2022. Slides and a transcript from the discussion are available.Listen to this episode
Inflation, Interest Rates & the Cost of Farm Inputs
What really is inflation? How is it measured? What is the potential impact on consumers and the ag sector? Purdue agricultural economists Brady Brewer, Michael Langemeier, and James Mintert discuss these questions and the potential impacts of rising inflation & Fed policy on interest rates. Near the end of the conversation, they discuss the long-run relationship between inflation and farm input prices. Slides and a transcript from the discussion are available.Listen to this episode