Top Farmer Conference: January 5, 2024

Explore key factors influencing the U.S. economy & biofuels future. Join us for a one-day conference that will stimulate your thinking about agriculture's future and how you can position your farm to be successful in the years ahead. Attend in person in West Lafayette, Indiana or join us remotely.

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Ag Outlook Webinar

Recorded May 15, 2020 | Purdue agricultural economists Michael Langemeier and James Mintert discuss the ag outlook and profitability estimates as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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Update on the Livestock and Meat Situation

Recorded April 28, 2020 | Purdue ag economists Jayson Lusk and James Mintert review the shifts in pork and beef production resulting from COVID-19 along with the impact these shifts have had on U.S. wholesale beef and pork prices as well as prices for cattle and hogs.

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COVID-19’s Impacts on U.S. Food and Agriculture Webinar

Recorded April 20, 2020 | Purdue ag economists Jayson Lusk, Michael Langemeier, and James Mintert examine COVID-19’s impact on U.S. food and agriculture.

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Spring 2020 Crop Outlook Webinar

Recorded April 1, 2020 | Purdue agricultural economists Michael Langemeier and James Mintert provide updated information from USDA’s March 31st release of their Prospective Plantings and Grain Stocks reports along with implications of COVID-19 on the outlook for corn and soybeans.

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Making Your 2020 Crop Insurance Decisions Webinar

Recorded February 24, 2020 | Purdue agricultural economists, Nathan Thompson and James Mintert discuss 2020 crop insurance choices and provide insight into decision making for corn and soybean farmers.

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Is USDA’s ARC-IC Program A Good Fit For You?

Recorded January 31, 2020 | Purdue ag economists Michael Langemeier and James Mintert focus just on the ARC-IC 2018 Farm Bill program to help clarify where it fits best.

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Farm Bill 2020 Decision Making Webinar

Recorded January 16, 2020 | Purdue agricultural economists, Michael Langemeier and James Mintert, and Kaitlin Myers, State Agricultural Program Specialist from USDA’s Indiana Farm Service Agency, discuss options for enrolling your farm in the 2018 Farm Bill program. Slides, the video recording, and the University of Illinois spreadsheet tool presented during the webinar are available. Updated and more detailed ARC-IC info is available here.

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2020 Ag Outlook

Recorded December 19, 2019 | Michael Langemeier and Jim Mintert provide an overview of key supply and demand drivers for corn and soybeans, examines basis patterns and possible storage returns, provides updated 2020 crop budget projections, and takes a first look at pricing opportunities for the 2020 corn and soybean crops.

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Fall 2019 Crop Outlook: Following USDA’s September Crop Production Report

Recorded September 13, 2019 | Jim Mintert and Michael Langemeier discuss the outlook, market analysis, and marketing considerations for the 2019 crops.

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Indiana Farmland Values & Rental Rates – 2019 Survey Results

Recorded August 21, 2019 | The panelists provided updated farmland value and cash rent information from the 2019 Purdue Land Value Survey.

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