Corn, Soybeans: Crop Insurance Decisions for 2019

🕔Mar 4, 2019The price discovery period used to determined projected prices and volatility factors for federally sponsored corn and soybean crop insurance products for 2019 is completed.  For the majority of the […]

Farmland Markets: Headwinds, Tailwinds, and Long Term Prospects

🕔Jan 14, 2019This is a presentation summary from the 2018 Illinois Farm Economics Summit (IFES) which occurred December 17-21, 2018. A complete collection of presentations including PowerPoint Slides (PPT) and printable summaries […]

Corn, Soybeans: What Are Harvest Prices Looking Like?

🕔Aug 16, 2018The purpose of this farmdoc daily post is to evaluate the market’s current implied price distribution for fall-time corn and soybean prices, and assess the implication for possible levels of crop revenue. […]

Illinois Soybeans: Will Crop Insurance Payments Offset Low Prices in 2018?

🕔Jul 18, 2018Trade disputes have roiled commodity markets and created substantial uncertainty about the impact on agricultural exports, especially to China. China’s response to the Administration’s proposed tariffs included tariffs on U.S. […]

Illinois Land Values: Does the Farmland Market Make Sense?

🕔Apr 3, 2018Each year, the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers collects representative sales data from all across the state of Illinois, divided into 10 regions based on prominent […]

Illinois Farmland Values: Cash Rents on Professionally Managed Land in ’18-19

🕔Mar 28, 2018The Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers recently released their estimates of 2018 cash rents as well as their expectations for 2019 cash rents. Cash rent levels […]

Corn, Soybeans: Crop Insurance Decisions for 2018

🕔Mar 2, 2018The price discovery period used to determine projected prices and volatility factors for federally sponsored corn and soybean crop insurance products for 2018 is completed. For the majority of the […]

Corn and Soybeans Prices: Online Tool Sorts Out Futures Contract Probabilities

🕔Feb 21, 2018As crop insurance and crop planting decisions are being made for the 2018 crop year, it is useful to assess possible springtime and harvest pricing information, and understand the impact […]

Farmland Values, 2017: Details for Using USDA Indexing Tools

🕔Aug 14, 2017Each year, the USDA provides extensive data related to farmland values, rental rates, and other indicators of economic performance by county, state, type of agriculture and other meaningful categorizations of […]

Farmland: What’s it Worth? Will it Cashflow? Get Answers with Free Web Tools. – DTN

🕔Jan 3, 2017Will online farm real estate sites make appraisers as obsolete as travel agents? Not yet, but the online robots are gaining ground. They might even make human appraisers, lenders, renters […]

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