Farmer Sentiment Plummets As Production Costs Skyrocket – Ag Barometer Jun 8, 2022

🕔Jun 8, 2022
The Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer plummeted in May to a reading of just 99, the weakest farmer sentiment reading since April 2020. The May 2022 barometer reading marked just the 9th time since data collection began […]

Ag Economy: U.S. Agriculture Sees Hike in Nontraditional Loans May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
Jenny Ifft has a keen eye for the changing landscape in agricultural finance. An agricultural economist at Kansas State University, Ifft is watching as nontraditional forms of lending slowly gain […]

Nebraska: 2 Record-Keeping Workshops, Rushville, May 23 May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
Keeping your records up to date on the farm or ranch is important but can be a complicated task. Nebraska Extension is offering two workshops in Rushville at the Sheridan […]

Kansas Farm Income Losses Vary Year to Year, Says Study Apr 14, 2022

🕔Apr 14, 2022
Even when times are good, some Kansas farmers are losing money. It’s the nature of a business that is often at the mercy of weather, disease, fluctuating markets and more. […]

Farm Finances: K-State Offers Online Financial, Risk Management Courses Apr 9, 2022

🕔Apr 9, 2022
Farming and ranching, even in good times, can be a challenging business. Among many other forces, producers routinely deal with the uncertainties of weather, disease, pests and even politics. But […]

Ag Economy Barometer Slides Lower, Concerns About War’s Impact on Input Prices Apr 5, 2022

🕔Apr 5, 2022
The Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer dipped to a reading of 113 in March, the weakest farmer sentiment reading since May 2020 which was in the early days of the […]

Mississippi: A Take on Fuel, Fertilizer, and Decision Making – Podcast Mar 28, 2022

🕔Mar 28, 2022
Long-time podcast listener Hank Jones was in Stoneville for a consultants’ meeting.  He visited Tom and Jason in the Crop Doctor’s Podcast studio to talk about managing in 2022 with […]

Farm Inflation: Fertilizer, Food, and Equipment Manufacturing Mar 28, 2022

🕔Mar 28, 2022
Financial Times opinion columnist Rana Foroohar indicated yesterday that, “We know that the war in Ukraine has led to sharp increases in prices for both food and fuel. This in turn has […]

Farms Likely to Pencil Profits in 2022, High Inputs Cast Shadow – DTN Mar 25, 2022

🕔Mar 25, 2022
Higher prices for corn, soybeans and wheat should outpace the increase in input costs for the 2022 growing season. Robert Fox, director of the Knowledge Exchange Division at CoBank, said […]

Farm Finances: Increasing Interest Rates Likely to Pressure Ag Income Mar 22, 2022

🕔Mar 22, 2022
The U.S. Federal Reserve has begun to raise interest rates to dampen inflation.  Higher rates imply higher interest expense, assuming no other change.  This article explores the role of farm […]

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