Consumers can expect to pay less for their bacon this year with pork prices forecast to be down 23 cents per pound, Purdue University agricultural economist Chris Hurt says.
A Purdue Extension agricultural economist has published two articles that include analysis of what the 2014 farm bill could mean for farmers and agriculture in the Midwest.
Landowners who to want preserve their agricultural land and prevent future development can consider granting a conservation easement.
Last year's drought did little to slow the pace of rising farmland values and cash rents. They are up this year in a big way again, according to a Purdue University study.
Recovering pastures and reduced feed prices are likely to spark a slow trend of heifer retention for U.S. beef producers, Purdue Extension Agricultural Economist Chris Hurt says.