Farmers Feeling Edgy About Future Economy – Ag Econ Barometer

🕔May 1, 2018The Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer fell to 125 in April, which was 10 points lower than a month earlier and 15 points below its February reading (Figure 1). The […]

Ag Drones: Online Tool Serves as Digital Logbook

🕔Apr 17, 2018A Purdue University researcher led development of a free, web-based application that will allow those using unmanned aerial systems (UAS) to easily log their flight-related data. The UAS User Log is a […]

DTN Acquires Purdue Ag Precision Startup

🕔Apr 3, 2018Officials from DTN, a global insight and analysis company, announced Friday (March 30) that the company has closed its acquisition of ag precision technology company Spensa Technologies Inc., in a […]

Soybeans: U.S. Production, Exports Would Fall if China Imposes Tariffs

🕔Mar 28, 2018Chinese soybean imports from the U.S. could drop by as much 71 percent if China were to impose trade restrictions on U.S. soybeans in response to U.S. tariffs on Chinese […]

Ag Economy Barometer: Producer Sentiment Improves; Uncertainty About NAFTA Looms

🕔Mar 6, 2018The Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer moved higher again in February. At 140 points, producer sentiment, which is based on monthly survey of 400 agricultural producers from across the country, […]

Soybeans, Corn: How the Genomes Evolved, Study

🕔Jan 11, 2018Sometime between 5 million and 13 million years ago, both maize and soybeans underwent genome duplications, but Purdue University scientists believe they happened in very different manners. Damon Lisch, associate […]

Indiana: Purdue Sets Free Webinar On Dealing With Current Ag Economy

🕔Jan 3, 2018Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture will hold a free webinar – Ag Business Climate – Outlook for 2018 – on Friday, January 5 at 9 a.m. (EST). A number […]

Farm Economy In The Midwest: Still A Balancing Act

🕔Dec 22, 2017The Agricultural Economics Department at Purdue University recently released its annual outlook report that contained 12 specific articles looking at various aspects of the U.S. agricultural economy.  This post highlights key points from the […]

Sorghum: Purdue Received $5 Mln Grant to Develop Improved Varieties

🕔Nov 15, 2017Purdue University scientists will develop stronger, more versatile varieties of sorghum that have the potential to reach millions of African farmers, thanks to a $5 million, five-year grant from the Bill […]

Corn: New App Helps Farmers Identify, Manage Ear Rots, Mycotoxins

🕔Nov 8, 2017A new mobile app developed by researchers from Purdue University and the University of Arkansas will make it easier for farmers to access information about corn ear rot and mycotoxins. […]

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