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2022's Uncertainties Ahead in Indiana Agriculture

 
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2022's Uncertainties Ahead in Indiana Agriculture

For 2022, Purdue experts cite inflation and COVID-19 uncertainty as key issues impacting food prices, general economy performance, farm costs and returns, farm financials and household economics.

What challenges is your farm up a…

User Picture Kent Bennis
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  • Delmar, Iowa

Nitrogen Pricing

 
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The current price for 32% nitrogen in Eastern Iowa for 2022 crop is $600/ton.

At $0.94/unit corn on corn acres will evaporate.  Nitrogen pricing has already reduced forecasted acres nearly 2 million for the US next year.

North Dakota will plant wheat, barley, canola, soybeans, s…

User Picture Jaci Hickey
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  • Oklahoma

The importance of a cattle brand

 
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We brand our livestock to show ownership. The cattle on our land have a unique mustache brand on their left shoulder. When we see this brand we know those cattle belong to us or belonged to us at one time. We registered this brand through Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association a few y…

User Picture Blair Bennis
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  • Hancock County Ohio

Market Volatility

 
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In the past several weeks there has been a significant amount of volatility in crop prices, yesterday’s being the most dramatic. What is causing this?

User Picture Kent Bennis
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  • Delmar, Iowa

Cinco de Mayo $5.00 corn

 
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In honor of Cinco de Mayo day.  I sold some $5.00 bushels of corn for three crop years today. 20,21,22.

Clinton, IA  ADM had a bid of $5.05 for Dec. 2022 corn.  We'll see how big of a mistake that was!

User Picture Kent Bennis
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  • Delmar, Iowa

Commodity Markets

 
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Is this a blow off top to the commodities market? Should I be pricing  some 2022 crop?