Webinar: Making Your 2019 Crop Insurance Decisions, Feb. 19

🕔Feb 13, 2019An upcoming webinar on Tuesday, February 19 “Making Your 2019 Crop Insurance Decisions” will be hosted by Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture. The webinar will begin at 1 p.m. and […]

Farmer Sentiment Improves with Farm Bill, Trade Aid – Ag Barometer

🕔Feb 5, 2019The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer rebounded sharply in January to a reading of 143, a 16-point improvement compared to December and the highest Barometer reading since June 2018.  […]

Livestock: Has Cattle Herd Expansion Ground to a Halt?

🕔Feb 4, 2019Normally, at this time of year, the Cattle industry focuses on information contained in the USDA’s January 1 estimates of the U.S. cattle herd. The inventory report provides a wealth […]

Indiana: 8 Crop Marketing, Farm Finance Workshops in Feb., March

🕔Feb 1, 2019The Purdue Crop Marketing and Farm Finance Workshop, featuring faculty experts from Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture, will take place in eight locations across the state Feb. 7-March 8. “These workshops are […]

Ag Economy: Grower Sentiment Weakened in Dec. – Ag Barometer

🕔Jan 8, 2019The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer declined moderately in December to 127, which was 7 points below the index’s value one month earlier and 9 points below October’s reading. […]

Indiana: Purdue Top Farmer Conference, West Lafayette, Jan. 10

🕔Dec 20, 2018The Purdue Top Farmer conference, a management program for farmers that features faculty and staff experts from Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture, will take place on Jan. 11 at the Beck Agricultural […]

Farmers’ Sentiment Steady, Lack of a Farm Bill a Concern – Ag Barometer

🕔Dec 4, 2018The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer November reading was 134, a decline of just over 1 percent from a month earlier when the barometer stood at 136. The November […]

Ag Economy Barometer: Producer Sentiment Rebounds in October

🕔Nov 6, 2018The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer rebounded in October to a reading of 136—a 22-point increase in the index compared to September—leaving the barometer nearly equal to its level one year […]

Farmers’ Worries Increase, Expect Lower Incomes – Ag Barometer

🕔Oct 2, 2018The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer fell to a reading of 114 in September, fifteen points below its August reading of 129 and its lowest reading since October 2016. September marked […]

Livestock: Cattle on Feed Inventories Nearly 5% Above Last Year

🕔Aug 27, 2018USDA released its August Cattle on Feed report last Friday, providing an update with respect to the current on feed inventory along with estimated placements on feed during July, which will influence […]

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