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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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Price Distribution Tool

The Illinois Price Distribution Tool, by Farmdoc, uses current option market prices to derive estimates of the probability distribution of prices at the expiration of an underlying corn and soybean futures contracts.

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Crop Basis Tool

The Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture Crop Basis Tool is a web-based tool that provides access to weekly historical and contemporaneous corn and soybean basis data for local market regions in the eastern corn belt.

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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.

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2023 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 January 2023 crop budget estimations for 2023.

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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.

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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 to transfer some of the production risk should be reevaluated every year. Implementing diversification, flexibility,…

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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.

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