Webinar: Indiana Farmland Values, Rental Rates – 2019 Survey Results – Aug. 21

🕔Aug 20, 2019On Wednesday, August 21 at 12:30 p.m. (EDT), Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture will host Indiana Farmland Values & Rental Rates: 2019 Survey Results, a webinar featuring Purdue ag economists, Craig Dobbins, Michael […]

Corn Maze Celebrates Purdue University’s 150th Anniversary

🕔Aug 7, 2019Exploration Acres, Northwest Indiana’s largest corn maze and pumpkin patch, has created an 18-acre corn maze commemorating Purdue University’s “150 Years of Giant Leaps.” The maze, located near Lafayette, will […]

Ag Economy: Producer Confidence Soars; Large Prevented Plantings Confirmed – Ag Barometer

🕔Aug 6, 2019Farmer sentiment improved again in July as the Ag Economy Barometer jumped to a reading of 153, an increase of 27 points compared to June. July was the second month […]

Farmer Sentiment Collapsing, Financial Conditions Continue Decline – Ag Barometer

🕔Jun 4, 2019The Ag Economy Barometer, an agricultural producer sentiment measure based upon a nationwide mid-month survey of 400 U.S. agricultural producers, dropped again in May. The May barometer reading of 101 […]

Indiana Webinar: Delayed Corn, Soybean Planting Decisions, May 23

🕔May 21, 2019Purdue University will be hosting an upcoming webinar entitled “Delayed Corn & Soybean Planting Decisions” hosted by Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture on Thursday, May 23 at 4 p.m. (EDT). […]

Soybean-Based Drinking Straw Wins Student Innovation Competition

🕔Apr 3, 2019A soybean-based drinking straw earned top honors at this year’s Student Soybean Product Innovation Competition funded by the Indiana Soybean Checkoff. The contest encourages Purdue University students to develop novel […]

Webinar: 2019 Corn, Soybean Outlook, April 1

🕔Mar 25, 2019Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture will broadcast a 2019 Corn & Soybean Outlook Webinar on Monday, April 1, 9 a.m. (EDT). The webinar will focus on key factors shaping […]

Indiana Corn: How Does Plant Population Affect Yield?

🕔Mar 11, 2019The cost of seed corn is the largest single variable input cost for most Indiana corn growers. Minimizing that cost involves a combination of shrewd purchasing skills and wise selection of […]

Ag Trade: U.S. Policy Flux Hurting Farmers – DTN

🕔Mar 6, 2019Backing out of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), an ongoing trade battle with China and resulting retaliatory tariffs against the United […]

Grain Dust Explosions Up in 2018; Injuries, Fatalities Decline

🕔Feb 25, 2019An increase in grain dust explosions were reported nationally at grain handling, feed manufacturing and biofuel facilities in 2018; however, resulting injuries and fatalities were down from the previous year, […]

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