Farmers Urge Economic Assistance Bill Is Necessary – Ag Barometer Jun 2, 2020

🕔Jun 2, 2020
Farmer sentiment improved slightly in May after falling sharply in both March and April. The Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer reading in May was 103, up 7 points from the April […]

Webinar: Ag Outlook with COVID-19 – May 15 May 11, 2020

🕔May 11, 2020
COVID-19 continues to disrupt U.S. food distribution and marketing as crop and livestock producers face severe financial pressure under weak commodity prices. Join Michael Langemeier and James Mintert for an updated ag […]

Ag Barometer Index Drops Below 100 as Coronavirus Disrupts Agriculture May 5, 2020

🕔May 5, 2020
For the second month in a row the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer dropped sharply, falling 25 points in April to a reading of 96. This marks the first time the […]

Webinar: COVID-19’s Impacts on U.S. Food and Agriculture – April 20 Apr 16, 2020

🕔Apr 16, 2020
An upcoming webinar entitled “COVID-19’s Impacts on U.S. Food and Agriculture” will be held on Monday, April 20th at 12:30 p.m. (EDT). COVID-19 is disrupting U.S. food distribution and marketing, […]

Farmer Sentiment Plummets as Coronavirus Concerns Rise – Ag Barometer Apr 7, 2020

🕔Apr 7, 2020
The Ag Economy Barometer plummeted in March, dipping 47 points (28%) from a month earlier to a reading of 121. The point drop was the largest one-month fall in the life of […]

Farmer Sentiment Index Pushes to All-Time High – Ag Barometer Mar 3, 2020

🕔Mar 3, 2020
The Ag Economy Barometer rose slightly compared to a month earlier, with a reading of 168 in February, just one point higher than in January. The one-point rise in the […]

Expectations for Improved Trade Sends Farmer Sentiment Soaring – Ag Barometer Feb 4, 2020

🕔Feb 4, 2020
The Ag Economy Barometer rose to a reading of 167 in January, a 17-point jump from December when the index stood at 150. Virtually all of the rise in this month’s barometer […]

Farmers Optimistic About Future, Perception of Current Conditions Drops – Ag Barometer Jan 7, 2020

🕔Jan 7, 2020
The Ag Economy Barometer drifted sideways in December, to a reading of 150 compared to 153 in November. Although the barometer changed little in December, there was a shift in producers’ perspective […]

Farmer Sentiment Jumps as Harvest Winds Down – Ag Barometer Dec 3, 2019

🕔Dec 3, 2019
The Ag Economy Barometer rose in November for the second month in a row, climbing to 153, 17 points higher than in October when the index stood at 136. This month’s rise […]

Farmer Sentiment on Trade, Economy Improves with Harvest – Ag Barometer Nov 5, 2019

🕔Nov 5, 2019
The Ag Economy Barometer improved to a reading of 136 in October, up 15 points compared to September, which pushed the barometer back to the same level observed in October […]

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