Indiana: Comparisons of Net Returns for Crop Share Leases and a Fixed Cash Rent Lease Sep 7, 2021

🕔Sep 7, 2021
A recent farmdoc daily article (August 6, 2021) used a case farm in west central Indiana to illustrate net returns to land derived from crop share, fixed cash rent, and flexible cash lease […]

Farm Income: The Wolf is at the Door – Commentary Apr 12, 2019

🕔Apr 12, 2019
We hate to sound like the little boy who cried wolf, but for U.S. farmers there really is a wolf out there and that wolf is called low prices. While […]

USDA Sees Higher Farm Income. But… – DTN Mar 8, 2019

🕔Mar 8, 2019
Net farm income is expected to rise 8.1% in 2019, according to the latest projection from USDA, but the increase won’t make up for the 17.8% drop in 2018.   USDA […]

Net Farm Income Forecast: What Will 2019 Look Like? Feb 26, 2019

🕔Feb 26, 2019
The USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) first forecast of 2019 net farm income was initially scheduled for a February 6 release, but the partial government shutdown caused a delay in the […]

Net Farm Income: 2018 Net Expected to be About Half of 2013 – Commentary Sep 12, 2018

🕔Sep 12, 2018
On August 30, USDA forecast the 2018 net farm income at $65.7 billion — the third lowest level over the 2009-2018 period. This is a decline of $9.8 billion from last […]

U.S. Farm Income Decline: $123Bln in 2013 to $63.8Bln for 2017- Commentary Mar 1, 2018

🕔Mar 1, 2018
Editor’s Note: Click here for related commentary.  Over the last six weeks we have reviewed the US costs and returns for the crops that are most widely grown in the US: corn, […]

Net Farm Income Down 4th Year; Debt-to-Asset Ratio to Hit 15.5% Next Decade – DTN Mar 14, 2017

🕔Mar 14, 2017
Net farm income falling for the fourth straight year is the key takeaway from a crop and livestock forecast released Monday by the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) […]

USDA: 2017 Net Farm Income Projected Lowest Since 2009 – DTN Feb 9, 2017

🕔Feb 9, 2017
USDA sees net farm income continuing to decline in 2017 even though farmers may generate more overall revenue.  In a precursor to the USDA Outlook Forum, USDA reported Tuesday that […]

Net Farm Income Down $32 Billion Since Last Year – DTN Aug 25, 2015

🕔Aug 25, 2015
USDA is offering a bleak outlook for net farm income this year with new projections Tuesday citing net farm income for 2015 will fall 36% from last year. If the […]

Illinois: Projected Grain Farm Net Incomes for 2015 Jul 21, 2015

🕔Jul 21, 2015
Average 2015 net income for grain farms in Illinois is projected at around $15,000 per farm, down considerably from the 2014 average of slightly above $100,000 per farm (see Figure […]

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