Resources

Upcoming
January 2020
Monday, February 24, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. (EST) | Join us online, it's free! Purdue agricultural economists, Michael Langemeier and James Mintert will discuss 2020 crop insurance choices and provide insight into decision making for corn and soybean farmers.
January 2020
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.
January 2020
Index Numbers of Indiana Farm Real Estate Values, January 2020 update. Compiled by Craig Dobbins and J.H. Atkinson, Purdue Agricultural Economics.
Popular
January 2020
We've compiled a few resources to aid in your Farm Bill 2020 decisions.
January 2020
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.
January 2020
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.
January 2020
Top Farmer 2020 slidedeck presentation by Todd Kuethe, Associate Professor, Schrader Endowed Chair in Farmland Economics, Explore recent trends in farmland markets in Indiana and across the Corn Belt and closely examine returns to farmland, the cost of capital, and both the short-run and long-term prospects for farmland prices.
January 2020
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.
January 2020
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.
January 2020
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.
January 2020
Top Farmer 2020 conference session by Bill Johnson, Professor & Weed Science Specialist, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology. Link to the Purdue Weed Science web page.
January 2020
Top Farmer 2020 slidedeck presentation by Nathan Delay, Nathanael Thompson, Assistant Professors of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University and James Mintert, Professor of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University. The Center for Commercial Agriculture has been surveying crop farmers regarding their usage of digital ag technology on their farms. Learn what farmers have to say about adoption, usage and benefits of digital ag tech on their farms.
January 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.
January 2020
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.
Upcoming
January 2020
Wednesdays, February 5 & 12, 2020 at two Indiana locations | Take part in a free workshop focused on helping you to make your Farm Bill decisions by the sign-up deadline of March 15th. Each workshop provides farmers information on the 2018 Farm Bill choices.

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