Soybeans: How Competitive Is U.S. Production? Jul 17, 2021

🕔Jul 17, 2021
Examining the competitiveness of soybean production in different regions of the world is often difficult due to lack of comparable data and agreement regarding what needs to be measured.  To […]

Ag Economy: Producer Sentiment Falls for 2nd Month; Rising Input Costs a Concern – Ag Barometer Jul 8, 2021

🕔Jul 8, 2021
For the second month in a row, the Ag Economy Barometer declined sharply, falling to a reading of 137, which was 21 points below a month earlier, and the weakest ag producer […]

Corn: How Does U.S. Production Compare Globally? Jun 10, 2021

🕔Jun 10, 2021
Examining the competitiveness of corn production in different regions of the world is often difficult due to lack of comparable data and agreement regarding what needs to be measured.  To […]

Ag Economy: Farmer Sentiment Declines Sharply, Remains Bullish on Farmland Values – Ag Barometer Jun 3, 2021

🕔Jun 3, 2021
The Ag Economy Barometer declined 20 points in May to 158 which is the lowest barometer reading since September 2020 when the index stood at 156. Both the Index of Current Conditions and the Index […]

Livestock: Impact of Higher Corn Prices on Cattle Finishing Net Returns May 24, 2021

🕔May 24, 2021
Corn price futures for the July 2021 contract (December 2021 contract) increased from $4.68 per bushel ($4.31 per bushel) in early January to $6.93 ($5.83) for the week ending May […]

Cattle Finishing – How Have Higher Corn Prices Affected Feeding Cost of Gain? May 12, 2021

🕔May 12, 2021
Corn price futures for the July 2021 contract (December 2021 contract) increased from $4.68 per bushel ($4.31 per bushel) in early January to $6.56 ($5.57) for the week ending April […]

Webinar: Corn, Soybean Outlook – May Update – May 14 May 6, 2021

🕔May 6, 2021
Purdue ag economists Michael Langemeier, Nathanael Thompson, and James Mintert will host a free Corn and Soybean Outlook monthly webinar series for the remainder of 2021. Each webinar will follow […]

Farmers Concerned About Possible Changes in Estate Tax Policy – Ag Barometer May 4, 2021

🕔May 4, 2021
The April reading of the Ag Economy Barometer was 178, virtually unchanged from a month earlier when the index stood at 177 and just 5 points below its all-time high of 183, […]

Webinar: Corn, Soybean Outlook, April Update – April 12 Apr 7, 2021

🕔Apr 7, 2021
Purdue ag economists Michael Langemeier, Nathanael Thompson, and James Mintert will host a free Corn and Soybean Outlook webinar next Monday (April 12) at 3:30 p.m. (EDT). The webinar follows […]

Strong Commodity Prices and Improved Financial Conditions – Ag Barometer Apr 6, 2021

🕔Apr 6, 2021
The Ag Economy Barometer rose in March to 177, the highest reading for the barometer since the record high reading of 184 in October. This month’s 12-point rise in the barometer was […]

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