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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.

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Farm Bill 2020 Decision Making Resources

Farm Bill Decision Making

We’ve compiled a few resources to aid in your Farm Bill 2020 decisions.

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Ag Outlook: Looking Beyond the 2020 Crop Year

Ag Outlook, Top Farmer 2020 slidedeck presentation by Chad Hart, Associate Professor of Economics, Iowa State University.

Top Farmer 2020 slidedeck presentation by Chad Hart, Associate Professor of Economics, Iowa State University. Examine the current outlook for corn and soybeans, but also take a longer view of what’s ahead for the U.S. ag economy and the management implications for the next several years.

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Cover Crops: Agronomic, Economic, and Environmental Considerations

Cover Crops: Agronomic, Economic, and Environmental Considerations, Top Farmer 2020 slidedeck presentation by Shalamar Armstrong and Nathanael Thompson.

Top Farmer 2020 slidedeck presentation by Shalamar Armstrong, Assistant Professor of Agronomy, Purdue University and Nathanael Thompson, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University. An update on research that evaluates the agronomic, economic, and environmental impacts of using cover crops in Corn Belt corn-soybean rotations.

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2019 Growing Season for Corn in Indiana

Top Farmer 2020 slidedeck presentation by Robert Nielsen, Professor & Corn Specialist, Department of Agronomy. A review of what took place during 2019 and what can be learned that can be applied to your corn production plans for 2020.

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2020 Vision with a 2018-19 Rear View on Soybeans

Top Farmer 2020 slidedeck presentation by Shaun Casteel, Associate Professor & Soybean Specialist, Department of Agronomy. A review of what took place during 2019 and what can be learned that can be applied to your soybean production plans for 2020.

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2018 Farm Bill What If Tool

2018 Farm Bill What If Tool, from Farmdoc, University of Illinois

This University of Illinois spreadsheet calculates Agricultural Risk Coverage for County Coverage (ARC-CO) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) payments. County yields and market year average (MYA) prices are brought in for a user-specified state-county-crop combination. Users then can change 2018 through 2020 county yields and prices to see ARC-CO and PLC payments under those yields and prices.

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2020 Ag Outlook

2020 Ag Outlook Webinar, Recorded December 19, 2019

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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What Do Farmers Have to Say About the Ag Economy?

2019 Ag Policy Forum, hosted by the Indiana Soybean Alliance & Indiana Corn Growers Association in Noblesville, Indiana, presentation by James Mintert.

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2020 Crop Cost and Return Guide

Purdue Crop Cost and Return Guide

The Purdue Crop Cost and Return Guide offers farmers a resource to project financials for the coming cropping year. These are the November 2019 crop budget estimations for 2020.

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