Illinois Wheat: A More Profitable Option for 2023? Apr 1, 2022

🕔Apr 1, 2022
The Ukraine-Russia war has resulted in much higher wheat prices as both Ukraine and Russia are significant exporters of wheat. As a result, some Illinois farmers may be considering planting […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Planting and Acreage Decisions in 2022 Nov 8, 2021

🕔Nov 8, 2021
Compared to 2021, fertilizer costs in 2022 will be about $100 per acre higher for corn and $50 higher for soybeans. Even given the large increase in corn fertilizer costs, […]

Nebraska: Production Cost Increases, Expected Profits, Riskier Financial Environment – Podcast Oct 26, 2021

🕔Oct 26, 2021
Input prices for the 2022 crop year are poised to be substantially higher than recently experienced. The increases in input prices will undoubtedly increase production costs, however, the actual financial […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: 2022 Planting Decisions, Nitrogen Costs, and Crop Prices Oct 21, 2021

🕔Oct 21, 2021
For 2022, planting decisions relative to corn and soybeans are likely more complicated than usual due to rising production costs and uncertainties about commodity and fertilizer prices. Higher priced nitrogen […]

Texas: Virtual Northeast Panhandle Crop Profitability Conference, Jan. 7 Dec 21, 2020

🕔Dec 21, 2020
All Northeast Panhandle area crop producers are invited to the virtual Northeast Panhandle Crop Profitability Conference, an online crop budgeting and market outlook meeting hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

Corn, Soybean Price Changes and Relative Profitability Oct 7, 2020

🕔Oct 7, 2020
Corn and soybean prices declined throughout much of the first half of 2020, with low prices persisting into early August. Since August, both corn and soybean prices have increased. Overall, […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Profitability and Acreage Shifts Mar 11, 2020

🕔Mar 11, 2020
At its recent Agricultural Outlook Forum, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released estimates of 2020 planted acres in the United States, with both corn and soybean acres increasing from 2019 […]

Texas: High Plains Crop Profitability Analyzer Available Dec 17, 2019

🕔Dec 17, 2019
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has released an updated 2020 High Plains Crop Profitability Analyzer budgeting tool just in time to help Texas High Plains producers plan for the new year, said Justin […]

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 Corn and Soy: Profitability Impacts of Trend and High Yields Feb 8, 2019

🕔Feb 8, 2019
In recent years, yields over much of Illinois have been above average. A return to trend yields would result in much lower farmland returns, particularly if prices do not increase.  […]

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