What is the Economic Outlook for Farms and Ranches?

The Agricultural and Food Policy Center (AFPC) at Texas A&M University and the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri recently published their Representative Farms Economic Outlook for December 2010. This baseline report offers an assessment of farms, crops and their financial outlook.

Feed grain producers across the nation should increase the financial strength of their operators over the next five years, helped by strong commodity prices. Farms that have been in marginal or poor financial position in the last several years because of lower grain prices should recover and climb into stronger financial positions.

Some highlights include:

CropVillage 0217 - How To Manage Your Organization Through Industry Disruption

mp3CropVillage 0217 Show Notes:
  • The unusual aspect of the most recent economic and corporate calamity is that nearly everyone experienced severe industry disruption. Today's presentation is from Otto Scharmer, Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management. This Back To The Classroom series overviews his considerations on changing organizational innovation in the 'new normal' of increased industry turmoil. Listen to this while you're on the road. You'll need time to think about it.

CropVillage 0204 - What Might Agricultural Field Robots Look Like?

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ProFarmer Profit Briefing, Lafayette, Indiana, February 5, 2008

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Media content from the February 5th, 2008 ProFarmer Profit Briefing in Lafayette, Indiana.

Sit in with Mike Walsten, Editor of LandOwner Newsletter, from ProFarmer Profit Briefing, Lafayette, Indiana, February 5, 2008

Sit in with Mike Walsten, Editor of LandOwner Newsletter.

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