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Management & Strategy

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 Survivor Workshop

Right Risk, Ag Survivor Workshop Guide

Top Farmer 2020 pre-conference workshop by John Hewlett, Ranch/Farm Management Specialist, University of Wyoming and Jay Parson, Associate Professor of Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Link to the Right Risk Ag Survivor online workshop.

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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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Making Your Farm Bill Decision in 2020

Top Farmer 2020 slidedeck presentation by Michael Langemeier and James Mintert, Professors of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University. The 2018 Farm Bill presents producers with several choices to be made by the March 15 sign-up deadline. This session discussed the alternatives and will help you choose between the ARC and PLC programs.

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

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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International Differences in Labor Efficiency and Productivity

International Differences in Labor Efficiency and Productivity

Examining the competitiveness of crop production in different regions of the world is often difficult due to lack of comparable data and agreement regarding what needs to be measured.

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