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General Farm Management & Strategy

Farm Succession: Business Entities

Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

When it comes time to transition your farm business to the next generation, whether your farm is set up as a sole proprietor, partnership, corporation, or LLC, how your business is structured will affect many aspects. Deciding on a business entity requires much thought and advice. In this Purdue Commercial AgCast episode, our seventh in our Farm Transition Planning series, Purdue ag economist Brady Brewer and members of the Purdue Farm Transition team Kelly Heckaman and Ed Farris discuss business entities.

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2021 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 February 2021 crop budget estimations for 2021.

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February Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

February Corn and Soybean Outlook Updated webinar, February 10, 2021

Recorded February 10, 2021 | Purdue ag economists Michael Langemeier, Nathanael Thompson and James Mintert discuss USDA’s February Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand (WASDE) reports.

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Ag Barometer drifts lower, farmers remain concerned about the future despite strong economic conditions

Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

The Ag Economy Barometer drifted lower in January to a reading of 167, a decline of 7 points compared to December and equal to the index’s November reading. The barometer’s decline over the last three months is all attributable to…

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Farm Succession: Business Governance for Transition Planning

Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

Adding on to our transition planning series, in this 6th episode, Purdue agricultural economists Brady Brewer and members of the Purdue Farm Transition team Renee Wiatt and Maria Marshall focus on how and why to set up governance policies in a farm business.

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2021 Farm Bill Decisions for Crop Producers

2021 Farm Bill Decisions for Crop Producers, Episode 38 on the Purdue Commercial AgCast podcast

Crop producers need to make their 2021 farm program choices at their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office (or online) by March 15, 2021. Producers have the option of choosing either the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program.

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January Corn & Soybean Outlook Update

January Corn and Soybean Outlook Updated webinar, January 13, 2021

Recorded January 13, 2021 | Purdue ag economists Michael Langemeier, Nathanael Thompson and James Mintert discussed the updated corn and soybean outlook following release of USDA’s January Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand (WASDE) reports.

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Midwest Farmland Values & US-China Agricultural Trade: The Way Forward

Midwest Farmland Values & US-China Agricultural Trade: The Way Forward Top Farmer Conference 2021 presentation

Top Farmer 2021 slidedeck presentation by Wendong Zhang, Assistant Professor of Economics, Iowa State University.

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Consumer Behavior is Changing, What Does It Mean for U.S. Agriculture?

Consumer Behavior Is Changing, What Does It Mean For U.S. Agriculture Top Farmer Conference 2021 presentation

Top Farmer 2021 slidedeck presentation by Jayson Lusk, Distinguished Professor and Head of the Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University.

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Implications of a Recovering World Economy for Agriculture

Implications Of A Recovering World Economy For Agriculture Top Farmer Conference 2021 presentation

Top Farmer 2021 slidedeck presentation by Jason Henderson, Senior Associate Dean in the College of Agriculture, and Director of Purdue Extension, Purdue University.

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