Farmer Sentiment Rises on Strengthening Current Financial Position – Ag Barometer Jan 4, 2022

🕔Jan 4, 2022
For only the second time since May, the Ag Economy Barometer rose in December. This month’s index climbed to a reading of 125, 9 points higher than in November. Both the Index of […]

Farmer Sentiment Weakens as Production Cost Concerns Mount – Ag Barometer Dec 7, 2021

🕔Dec 7, 2021
The Ag Economy Barometer slipped to a reading of 116 in November, down 5 points from October and 30% lower than in November 2020 when the barometer stood at 167. Once again, […]

Farmer Sentiment Weakens Amid Concerns of Cost-Price Squeeze – Ag Barometer Nov 2, 2021

🕔Nov 2, 2021
For the third month in a row, agricultural producer sentiment weakened in October as the Ag Economy Barometer declined to 121, 3 points lower than a month earlier. The modest decline in […]

Farmer Sentiment Declines in Sept., Inflation Expectations Jump – Ag Barometer Oct 6, 2021

🕔Oct 6, 2021
Sentiment among agricultural producers weakened in September as the Ag Economy Barometer declined 14 points to a reading of 124. This is the weakest farmer sentiment reading since July 2020 when the […]

Farmers Weigh In on Rising Input Prices, Farmland Values – Ag Barometer Aug 4, 2021

🕔Aug 4, 2021
On the heels of a sharp two-month decline, the Agricultural Economy Barometer stabilized at a reading of 134 in July, just 3 points below a month earlier. This month’s sentiment index was […]

Ag Economy: Producer Sentiment Falls for 2nd Month; Rising Input Costs a Concern – Ag Barometer Jul 8, 2021

🕔Jul 8, 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 […]

Ag Economy: Farmer Sentiment Declines Sharply, Remains Bullish on Farmland Values – Ag Barometer Jun 3, 2021

🕔Jun 3, 2021
The Ag Economy Barometer declined 20 points in May to 158 which is the lowest barometer reading since September 2020 when the index stood at 156. Both the Index of Current Conditions and the Index […]

Farmers Concerned About Possible Changes in Estate Tax Policy – Ag Barometer May 4, 2021

🕔May 4, 2021
The April reading of the Ag Economy Barometer was 178, virtually unchanged from a month earlier when the index stood at 177 and just 5 points below its all-time high of 183, […]

Strong Commodity Prices and Improved Financial Conditions – Ag Barometer Apr 6, 2021

🕔Apr 6, 2021
The Ag Economy Barometer rose in March to 177, the highest reading for the barometer since the record high reading of 184 in October. This month’s 12-point rise in the barometer was […]

Producers Bullish About Farmland Values Amid Strong Conditions – Ag Barometer Mar 3, 2021

🕔Mar 3, 2021
February’s Ag Economy Barometer reading of 165 changed little compared to January when the index stood at 167. Producers continue to report strong current conditions on their farms as February’s Current Conditions Index value […]

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