Florida: 2019 Average Farm Rent, Labor Rates Jan 13, 2020

🕔Jan 13, 2020
Some of the most challenging conversations, in almost any relationship, are the ones about money.  This is certainly true as farmers and landowners negotiate lease agreements, or managers and workers […]

Farmers Optimistic About Future, Perception of Current Conditions Drops – Ag Barometer Jan 7, 2020

🕔Jan 7, 2020
The Ag Economy Barometer drifted sideways in December, to a reading of 150 compared to 153 in November. Although the barometer changed little in December, there was a shift in producers’ perspective […]

Illinois: How Will Trade Aid Payments Affect 2020 Cash Rents? Nov 27, 2019

🕔Nov 27, 2019
Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments have served as a significant source of revenue on grain farms in 2018 and 2019. Without MFP payments, average farmer returns would be negative in […]

Farmer Sentiment on Current Conditions Slips in Sept. – Ag Barometer Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019
The Ag Economy Barometer dipped slightly in September to a reading of 121, down just 3 points from August, when the index stood at 124. Although the barometer’s decline was small, there […]

Illinois: Cash Rents Roughly Unchanged in 2019 Sep 30, 2019

🕔Sep 30, 2019
Cash rents in Illinois remained roughly the same in 2019 as in 2018, continuing a string of years with little changes in cash rents. In this article, average cash rents […]

Indiana: Farmland Values Slip in Aug. According to Survey Aug 30, 2019

🕔Aug 30, 2019
The August 2019 Purdue Land Value Survey, published in the Purdue Agricultural Economics Report (PAER) by the Department of Agricultural Economics, lays out changes in farmland values and cash rents. Craig […]

Webinar: ARC/PLC, 2019 Grain Farm Income, 2020 Cash Rent Update – Aug. 30 Aug 27, 2019

🕔Aug 27, 2019
Farmers soon begin be able to make the commodity program choice between Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC). Details and tools for the ARC/PLC decision will presented […]

Webinar: Indiana Farmland Values, Rental Rates – 2019 Survey Results – Aug. 21 Aug 20, 2019

🕔Aug 20, 2019
On Wednesday, August 21 at 12:30 p.m. (EDT), Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture will host Indiana Farmland Values & Rental Rates: 2019 Survey Results, a webinar featuring Purdue ag economists, Craig Dobbins, Michael […]

Nebraska: How Do Natural Disasters Affect Ag Land Leases? Aug 20, 2019

🕔Aug 20, 2019
According to recent findings from the USDA Agricultural and Resource Management Survey, agricultural land rent totaled $2.44 billion in Nebraska for 2018. The survey found rent as the third largest […]

Corn Belt Farmland Values – Declines Continue, Modest Rises Expected Jul 2, 2019

🕔Jul 2, 2019
Today’s update highlights recent news items that discuss the value of farmland in Iowa, Nebraska, and more broadly in the Corn Belt. Iowa An update last month from Iowa State […]

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