Profitable Harvest, But Farmers Leery of Rising Production Costs, Parts Shortage Oct 19, 2021

🕔Oct 19, 2021
Des Moines Register writer Donnelle Eller reported this week that, “After last year’s destructive derecho, which flattened corn and stripped soybean across the state, better-than-expected yields and strong prices are making this harvest a profitable one […]

Illinois: Exploring Characteristics of Higher Profit Farms – 2011 through 2020 Jun 22, 2021

🕔Jun 22, 2021
Data from the Illinois Farm Business Farm Management Association (FBFM) for 2011 through 2020 was used to analyze selected differences between the highest profit grain farms (high one-third) and the […]

Farm Business: Cash Flow Versus Profitability Apr 14, 2021

🕔Apr 14, 2021
A lot of attention and focus can be placed on the cash flow of a farm or ranch operation but relying only on cash flow as a measure of success […]

Farm Business: 10 Data Management Tips for Improving Profitability Mar 26, 2021

🕔Mar 26, 2021
Recent farmdoc daily articles and discussed the importance of new technologies to crop agriculture and the value of information.  In this article, we continue this theme by discussing the role of information in […]

Farm Business: 6 Management Practices to Improve Your Operation Jan 28, 2021

🕔Jan 28, 2021
In every part of agriculture there are farms and farmers that excel in what they do. Have you ever asked yourself why there are fewer and fewer farms each and […]

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. […]

Kansas: Precision Ag Opens Management Options for Farmers Nov 20, 2020

🕔Nov 20, 2020
Satellites, yield monitors and numerous other technologies have given farmers massive amounts of information about how crops perform on their land. The challenge they often find, however, is how to […]

Farmers Less Optimistic About Future – Ag Barometer Aug 4, 2020

🕔Aug 4, 2020
Farmer sentiment in July was virtually unchanged from a month earlier as the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer rose just one point to a reading of 118. The small change in […]

Illinois: Characteristics of Higher Profit Farms Over the Last 5 Years Jun 22, 2020

🕔Jun 22, 2020
Data from the Illinois Farm Business Farm Management Association (FBFM) for 2015 through 2019 was used to analyze selected differences between the highest profit grain farms (high one-third) and the […]

Corn, Soybeans: Farm Profitability – More Federal Aid Needed Jun 11, 2020

🕔Jun 11, 2020
Federal aid in the form of Market Facilitation Program (MFP) and Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) payments have increased returns and the financial stability of grain farms in 2018, 2019, […]

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