U.S. Farm Sector Balance Sheet Markedly Improved Over 2020 Oct 10, 2022

    🕔Oct 10, 2022
    U.S. farm equity in 2022 is 27.7% higher than it was in 2017 and 42.7% higher than it was in 2012.  During the last 10 years, net farm income was […]

    Farmer Sentiment Drifts Lower, Rising Interest Rates Contribute to Uneasiness – Ag Barometer Oct 4, 2022

    🕔Oct 4, 2022
    The Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer index drifted lower to a reading of 112 in September which was 5 points lower than a month earlier. The decline in farmer sentiment was […]

    Comparing Net Returns for Alternative Leasing Arrangements Sep 12, 2022

    🕔Sep 12, 2022
    Obtaining control of land through leasing has a long history in the United States.  Leases on agricultural land are strongly influenced by local custom and tradition.  However, in most areas, […]

    Farmer Sentiment Improves, Producers Still Concerned About Rising Costs, Inflation – Ag Barometer Sep 12, 2022

    🕔Sep 12, 2022
    Farmer sentiment improved in August as the Purdue-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer index rose 14 points above its July reading to 117. The rise in the overall measure of agricultural producer sentiment […]

    Webinar: Indiana Farmland Values Scale New Heights – Aug. 24 Aug 10, 2022

    🕔Aug 10, 2022
    Purdue ag economists Todd Kuethe, James Mintert, and Michael Langemeier will host a free webinar to break down the 2022 Purdue Farmland Values Survey results and the USDA’s Land Values report at 1:00 […]

    Corn, Soybeans: Conventional and Organic Enterprise Net Returns Aug 9, 2022

    🕔Aug 9, 2022
    Due to continued increases in demand for certified organic grains, crop farmers that have transitioned from conventional to certified organic grains report higher net returns per acre.  Despite this, certified […]

    Slight Increase in Producer Sentiment Despite Rising Costs, Lower Prices – Ag Barometer Aug 5, 2022

    🕔Aug 5, 2022
    The Purdue-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer sentiment index rose 6 points in July to a reading of 103. Producers in this month’s survey were somewhat more optimistic about both current and future […]

    Farm Finances: Trends in Working Capital Jul 5, 2022

    🕔Jul 5, 2022
    Working capital represents the liquid funds that a business has available to meet short-term financial obligations.  The amount of working capital a business has is calculated by subtracting current liabilities […]

    Farmer Sentiment Remains Weak, Crop Producers Contemplating Acreage Shifts in 2023 – Ag Barometer Jul 5, 2022

    🕔Jul 5, 2022
    Farmer sentiment remained weak in June as the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer fell to a reading of 97, 2 points below its May reading. During June farmers were a bit […]

    Farmer Sentiment Plummets As Production Costs Skyrocket – Ag Barometer Jun 8, 2022

    🕔Jun 8, 2022
    The Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer plummeted in May to a reading of just 99, the weakest farmer sentiment reading since April 2020. The May 2022 barometer reading marked just the 9th time since data collection began […]


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