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July 2021
In this Purdue Commercial AgCast episode, the eleventh in our Farm Transition Planning series, Purdue ag economists Brady Brewer discusses transferring the farm to a non relative with the Purdue Farm Transition team, Dr. Maria Marshall, Director of the Purdue Institute of Family Business and Renee Wiatt, Farm Business Management Specialist, and Dr. Julia Valliant of Indiana University, Research Scientist with the Ostrom Workshop.
July 2021
This paper examines the competitiveness of wheat production for important international wheat production regions using 2015 to 2019 data from the agri benchmark network.
July 2021
Recorded July 14 | Purdue ag economists review USDA’s July Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports.
July 2021
For the second month in a row, the Ag Economy Barometer declined sharply, falling to a reading of 137, which was 21 points below a month earlier, and the weakest ag producer sentiment reading since July 2020. Producers in June were less optimistic about both current conditions on their farming operations as well as their…
June 2021
According to today's (June 30) released numbers by USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), the acreage estimate came in on the low end of expectations. Purdue ag economists James Mintert, Nathanael Thompson, and Michael Langemeier provide a discussion of the implications for corn and soybean markets following USDA's release of the June Acreage report.
June 2021
This paper examined yield, gross revenue, and cost for farms in the agri benchmark network from Argentina, Brazil, Russia, the Ukraine, and the United States with soybean enterprise data. Yield, gross revenue, and cost were substantially higher for the U.S. farms.
June 2021
This spreadsheet compares conventional and organic rotations over a ten-year horizon. Specifically, net returns are compared for a conventional corn/soybean rotation, a conventional corn/soybean/wheat rotation, and an organic corn/soybean/wheat rotation.
June 2021
This spreadsheet compares conventional crop rotation with an organic forage-based crop rotation over a ten-year horizon.
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June 2021
Alternatives for addressing climate change are varied (McKinsey and Company, 2009). Here we specifically discuss one such alternative that is receiving increasing attention: sequestering carbon in agricultural soils.1 The soil carbon pool plays an important role in the global carbon cycle. However, the expansion of agriculture and modern agricultural practices have contributed to the release of soil carbon into the atmosphere.
June 2021
Recorded June 24 | Purdue ag economists Carson Reeling, Nathanael Thompson and James Mintert discussed the opportunities and challenges of the carbon markets for row crop producers.
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June 2021
Recorded June 14 | Purdue ag economists review USDA’s June Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports.
June 2021
Examining the competitiveness of corn production in different regions of the world is often difficult due to lack of comparable data and agreement regarding what needs to be measured. This paper examines the competitiveness of corn production for important international corn regions using 2015 to 2019 data from the agri benchmark network.

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