University of Illinois: Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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July 16, 2014 Highlights of the 2012 Census of Agriculture: Distribution of Farm Size   Continue Reading...
  Todd Kuethe
July 15, 2014 Range in Revenues and Returns Possible for Corn in 2014   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
June 27, 2014 Financial Health of Banks Lending to Agriculture Continues to Improve   Continue Reading...
  Paul Ellinger
June 24, 2014 Prospects for Grain Farm Incomes in 2014   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
May 20, 2014 Soybean-to-Corn Price Ratios in Spring and Fall   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
May 9, 2014 Highlights of the 2012 Census of Agriculture: Number of Farms   Continue Reading...
  Todd Kuethe
April 8, 2014 Recent Price Changes on Harvest-time Corn and Soybean Contracts   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
February 21, 2014 A Closer Look at Farm Liquidity   Continue Reading...
  Brandy M. Krapf, Dwight D. Raab and Bradley L. Zwilling
January 31, 2014 Planning For a Lower Revenue 2014   Continue Reading...
  Brandy M. Krapf, Dwight D. Raab and Bradley L. Zwilling
December 20, 2013 Watching Your Liquidity Levels - Preparing for 2014   Continue Reading...
  Brandy M. Krapf, Dwight D. Raab and Bradley L. Zwilling
November 26, 2013 Management Implications of Non-Decreasing Interest Rates   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
November 15, 2013 Expense Election (IRS Code Section 179): Where are we going and where have we been?   Continue Reading...
  Brandy M. Krapf, Dwight D. Raab, and Bradley L. Zwilling
November 13, 2013 Debt Use by Farms with Crop Insurance   Continue Reading...
  Kevin Patrick , Jennifer Ifft and Todd H. Kuethe
November 5, 2013 Break-Even Corn Prices: History and Projections   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
October 25, 2013 Illinois Farmland Leasing Changes   Continue Reading...
  Bradley L. Zwilling, Brandy Krapf, and Dwight D. Raab
October 15, 2013 The 2012 Drought, Net Incomes with and without Insurance, and a Policy Concern   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
September 24, 2013 Corn-to-Soybean Yield Ratios: History and the Future   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
September 20, 2013 Mark Your Financial Progress   Continue Reading...
  Bradley L. Zwilling, Brandy Krapf, and Dwight D. Raab
August 27, 2013 Wheat Returns on Southern Illinois Farms   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
August 20, 2013 Hedging the 2013 Corn and Soybean Crop Given Crop Insurance   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
August 16, 2013 Farm and Family Living Income and Expenses for 2012   Continue Reading...
  Brandy M. Krapf, Dwight D. Raab, and Bradley L. Zwilling
July 25, 2013 Stability of Farm Income   Continue Reading...
  Bradley L. Zwilling and Dwight D. Raab
July 24, 2013 ACRE Payments in Illinois in 2012 and 2013   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
July 10, 2013 2013 Net Incomes for Grain Farms Likely Below Levels in Recent Years   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
May 17, 2013 Changes in Farm Debt   Continue Reading...
  Bradley L. Zwilling and Dwight D. Raab
May 14, 2013 Balance Sheets on Grain Farms from 2005 to 2011   Continue Reading...
  Ben Hugenberg and Gary Schnitkey
April 19, 2013 More Corn...More Profit???   Continue Reading...
  Bradley L. Zwilling and Dwight D. Raab
April 11, 2013 Have Not Filed Your Return Yet?   Continue Reading...
  Gary Hoff
March 15, 2013 Control What You Can   Continue Reading...
  Brad Zwilling and Dwight Raab
February 15, 2013 Know Your Term Debt and Capital Lease Coverage Ratio   Continue Reading...
  Brad Zwilling and Dwight Raab
January 18, 2013 Management Review of 2012...While Looking Forward to 2013   Continue Reading...
  Bradley L. Zwilling and Dwight D. Raab
November 29, 2012 Farmland Turnover in Illinois   Continue Reading...
  Bruce J. Sherrick
November 28, 2012 Risks Faced by Farms with High Cash Rents   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
November 20, 2012 2013 Net Farm Income Projections   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
October 19, 2012 The Increasing Waistline of the Deferred Tax Monster   Continue Reading...
  Bradley L. Zwilling and Dwight D. Raab
September 21, 2012 Farm Liquidity - Working Capital to Value of Farm Production   Continue Reading...
  Brad Zwilling and Dwight Raab
August 17, 2012 Farm Liquidity - Your Current Ratio   Continue Reading...
  Bradley L. Zwilling and Dwight D. Raab
April 27, 2012 Challenges Facing Small Banks Lending to Agriculture   Continue Reading...
  Paul Ellinger
July 22, 2011 Farm Liquidity - A Buffer for Volatile Revenue and Costs   Continue Reading...
  Paul Ellinger
April 7, 2011 Capital Purchases Over the Years   Continue Reading...
  Dwight Raab