Illinois: 2020 Incomes and Capital Expenditure Oct 13, 2021

🕔Oct 13, 2021
Average net farm income on Illinois grains farms was above-average in 2020 primarily because of two factors: 1) higher corn and soybean prices in the second half of 2020, and […]

Ag Economy: Higher Crop Income Boosts U.S. Outlook, Energy Crunch Poses Ongoing Concerns Oct 12, 2021

🕔Oct 12, 2021
Crop Profits Bloomberg writers Michael Hirtzer and Kim Chipman reported this week that, “It turns out that 2021 was a pretty good year to be an American farmer. “After struggling through extreme weather, a […]

Ag Economy: Net Farm Income Sees Sharp Gains from Higher Commodity Prices Sep 17, 2021

🕔Sep 17, 2021
Earlier this week, the, the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri released its latest baseline update for U.S. farm income and government costs. The baseline update stated […]

Kansas Net Farm Income Climbed in 2020, Boosted by Rising Grain Prices, Govt. Payments May 18, 2021

🕔May 18, 2021
Early concerns for a tough year on Kansas farms linked to the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 were ultimately alleviated by strong crop yields, dramatically improved grain prices and COVID-19-related government […]

Corn, Soybean Price Increases Boost Farm Income, Upend Global Trade Flows May 3, 2021

🕔May 3, 2021
Reuters writer Tom Polansek reported last week that, “A surge to eight-year highs in U.S. corn and soybean prices is boosting farmers’ incomes and their demand for land, tractors and tools. It is a turnaround for the agricultural […]

Ag Market Outlook – Analysts See Signs of Optimism Mar 15, 2021

🕔Mar 15, 2021
A news release on Friday from the University of Missouri indicated that, “Farm income could decline in 2021, in spite of large increases in the value of crop and livestock sales, according […]

Climate Change: An Income Opportunity for Farmers? Mar 1, 2021

🕔Mar 1, 2021
Writing on the front page of Saturday’s Des Moines Register, Donnelle Eller reported that, “U.S. and Iowa farmers need new sources of income, and the work producers need to do to battle climate […]

Farmland Markets and Macro Linkages – A Historical Perspective Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
The U.S. Ag sector has experienced massive disruptions and significant impacts from trade disputes, exchange rate fluctuations, interest rate market interventions and the impacts on cost of capital; and recently […]

Illinois: Grain Farm Incomes in 2020, 2021 Jan 4, 2021

🕔Jan 4, 2021
Expectations of net incomes on Illinois grain farms changed over 2020.  Above trend yields in 2020 combined with higher corn and soybean prices will lead to higher 2020 crop revenue […]

Texas: Blackland Income Growth Conference, Online, Jan. 5 Dec 22, 2020

🕔Dec 22, 2020
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be holding the 59th annual Blackland Income Growth, BIG, conference on Jan. 5 online. The event is free and will run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. […]

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