Grower Sentiment Drifts Lower On Concerns About Future – Ag Barometer

🕔Apr 2, 2019The Ag Economy Barometer drifted lower in March to a reading of 133 down from 136 a month earlier. Increasing concerns about future economic conditions drove the barometer lower as […]

Farmer Sentiment Weakens; Increasing Marketing Concerns – Ag Barometer

🕔Mar 5, 2019The Ag Economy Barometer weakened slightly in February, declining 7 points to a reading of 136 compared to 143 a month earlier. The modest decline puts the barometer back near […]

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 […]

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