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2019 Agricultural Outlook- Extension Updates

  • January 23, 2019
Recent updates from Purdue University, the University of Illinois, and Iowa State University provide a snapshot of variables impacting the U.S. agricultural economy in 2019.  Today's update looks briefly at key points from each of these three land grant university…
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Iowa Farmland Values Decrease Slightly Since 2017

  • December 16, 2018
A news release Wednesday from the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach indicated that, "After a reprieve in 2017, commodity prices, interest rates, and trade disruptions drove Iowa farmland…
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2018 Farm Sector Income Forecast, November

  • December 3, 2018
The USDA's Economic Research Service (ERS) indicated on Friday that, "Net farm income, a broad measure of profits, is forecast to decrease $9.1 billion (12.1 percent) from 2017 to $66.3 billion in 2018, after increasing $13.8 billion (22.5 percent) in 2017.…
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