Coronavirus Aid: The Paycheck Protection Program – UPDATE Apr 16, 2020

    🕔Apr 16, 2020
    Update to the Original Release A supplemental Interim Final Rule (IFR) for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was recently released that provides clarity to some of questions raised at the […]

    Illinois: Digging Into Net-Share Land Rent Returns – Multi-Year Comparisons Mar 20, 2020

    🕔Mar 20, 2020
    Over time, more farmland leases in Illinois have been shifting from traditional crop share leases to cash leases.  In addition, there has been some increase in flexible or variable rent […]

    Farm Working Capital: Key Measure Slips Unevenly In Illinois Comparisons Jan 21, 2020

    🕔Jan 21, 2020
    This article examines working capital to value of farm production for selected producer characteristics.  Working capital to Value of Farm production is one of the traditional measures of liquidity suggested […]

    Illinois: Grain Farm Projected Net Incomes for 2019, 2020 Nov 20, 2019

    🕔Nov 20, 2019
    Due to lower corn and soybean yields, 2019 net farm incomes on Illinois grain farms are projected to decline more than $80,000 per farm from 2018 levels. The low yields […]

    Illinois: N Applications – How Does Timing Affect Cost, Returns? Nov 13, 2019

    🕔Nov 13, 2019
    Overall returns on Illinois grain farms are projected to be much lower in 2019 than recent years, resulting in more consumer about managing input costs. Fertilizer, seed, and pesticide costs […]

    Webinar: Farmland Leasing in 2020 – Oct. 25 Oct 14, 2019

    🕔Oct 14, 2019
    Trade disruptions and wet planting weather likely lead to lower farm incomes in 2019, with prospects of continued lower incomes into 2020. In this environment we provide information useful in […]

    Illinois Corn: Maximizing Strip-Till Efficiency Aug 28, 2019

    🕔Aug 28, 2019
    Strip-till is a relatively common tillage practice on farmland that will be planted to corn in east-central Illinois, accounting for about 14% of the acres planted to corn in Precision […]

    Farm Business: Management and Conservation in the Face of Lower Returns Jan 11, 2019

    🕔Jan 11, 2019
    This 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 […]

    Illinois Farm Business: More Habits of Financially Resilient Farms Jan 24, 2018

    🕔Jan 24, 2018
    A study funded by the Illinois Soybean Association titled “Identifying Management Strategies of Highly-Profitable Soybean Farmers” utilized data from the Illinois Farm Business Farm Management (FBFM) Association to identify farms […]


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