management Publications

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  • December 2, 2014
  • Capital Purchases and Lower Net Incomes Gary Schnitkey
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  • November 14, 2014
  • U.S. Farm Input Price Dynamics, 1981-2013 Carl Zulauf and Nick Rettig
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  • November 11, 2014
  • Lower Fuel Prices Unlikely to have Large Impact on Non-Land Corn and Soybean Costs Gary Schnitkey
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  • November 7, 2014
  • Crop Insurance Revenue Guarantees Likely Lower in 2015 Gary Schnitkey
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  • October 28, 2014
  • Soybeans Returns Projected Higher than Corn in 2014 Gary Schnitkey
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  • October 21, 2014
  • Projected Corn Gross Revenues Down in 2014 and 2015 Gary Schnitkey
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  • October 9, 2014
  • Nitrogen Fertilizer Prices and 2015 Planting Decisions Gary Schnitkey
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  • September 23, 2014
  • Revisions to the 2014 Crop Budgets Indicate Need to Conserve Cash Gary Schnitkey
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  • September 16, 2014
  • Will Non-Land Costs Decrease in 2015? Gary Schnitkey
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  • September 3, 2014
  • 2015 Crop Insurance Decision Tool and SCO Gary Schnitkey
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  • August 26, 2014
  • Will High Yields Rescue 2014 Crop Returns? Gary Schnitkey
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  • July 22, 2014
  • Renegotiating Cash Rents Down for 2015 Gary Schnitkey
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  • July 15, 2014
  • Range in Revenues and Returns Possible for Corn in 2014 Gary Schnitkey
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  • July 8, 2014
  • Release of 2015 Crop Budgets Gary Schnitkey
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  • June 24, 2014
  • Prospects for Grain Farm Incomes in 2014 Gary Schnitkey
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  • June 20, 2014
  • Controlling Cost vs. More Revenue? Brandy M. Krapf, Dwight D. Raab and Bradley L. Zwilling
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  • June 10, 2014
  • Projected 2014 Gross Revenues and Farmer Returns on Cash Rent Farmland Gary Schnitkey
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  • June 3, 2014
  • Non-Land Costs for Corn Increased in 2013 Gary Schnitkey
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  • May 20, 2014
  • Soybean-to-Corn Price Ratios in Spring and Fall Gary Schnitkey
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  • May 13, 2014
  • Evaluating the Historical Variability of Corn's Market Year Average Price and Projecting Price Loss Coverage Payments Gary Schnitkey and Darrel Good
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  • April 18, 2014
  • Is There An Advantage To More Corn Acres in Your Rotation? Brandy M. Krapf, Dwight D. Raab and Bradley L. Zwilling
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  • April 15, 2014
  • Monthly Fertilizer Prices: Spring 2014 with Comparisons to 2009 through 2013 Gary Schnitkey
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  • March 25, 2014
  • Causes of High U.S. Corn Yields: Evaluation of County Yields Gary Schnitkey
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  • March 21, 2014
  • Cost to Produce Corn and Soybeans in Illinois-2013 Brandy M. Krapf, Dwight D. Raab and Bradley L. Zwilling
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  • March 20, 2014
  • Soybean-to-Corn Price Ratios in Spring and Fall Gary Schnitkey
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  • February 18, 2014
  • Controlling Costs with Lower Crop Revenues: Machinery Costs Gary Schnitkey
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  • February 4, 2014
  • Controlling Costs with Lower Crop Revenues: Direct Costs Gary Schnitkey
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  • January 31, 2014
  • Planning For a Lower Revenue 2014 Brandy M. Krapf, Dwight D. Raab and Bradley L. Zwilling
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  • January 28, 2014
  • Controlling Costs with Lower Crop Revenues: Fertilizer Costs Gary Schnitkey
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  • January 22, 2014
  • Controlling Costs With Lower Crop Revenues: Historical Overview Gary Schnitkey
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  • January 14, 2014
  • Coverage Level Choices for Revenue Protection in 2014 Gary Schnitkey
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  • January 7, 2014
  • Area Risk Protection Insurance Policy: Comparison to Group Plans Gary Schnitkey
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  • December 31, 2013
  • IFES 2013: Income, Financial Outlook, and Adjustments in 2014 Gary Schnitkey
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  • December 23, 2013
  • Estimated GRIP Payments for 2013 Gary Schnitkey
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  • December 20, 2013
  • Watching Your Liquidity Levels - Preparing for 2014 Brandy M. Krapf, Dwight D. Raab and Bradley L. Zwilling
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  • December 10, 2013
  • Crop Insurance Premiums and Guarantee Levels for 2014 Gary Schnitkey
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  • December 3, 2013
  • High Cash Rents and Farmer Returns Gary Schnitkey
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  • November 26, 2013
  • Management Implications of Non-Decreasing Interest Rates Gary Schnitkey
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  • November 19, 2013
  • Lower Crop Insurance Guarantees in 2014 Gary Schnitkey
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  • November 15, 2013
  • Expense Election (IRS Code Section 179): Where are we going and where have we been? Brandy M. Krapf, Dwight D. Raab, and Bradley L. Zwilling
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  • November 12, 2013
  • Break-Even Soybean Prices: History and Projections Gary Schnitkey
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  • November 5, 2013
  • Break-Even Corn Prices: History and Projections Gary Schnitkey
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  • October 29, 2013
  • Proportion of Farms with High Cash Rent Percentages and Levels Gary Schnitkey
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  • October 25, 2013
  • Illinois Farmland Leasing Changes Bradley L. Zwilling, Brandy Krapf, and Dwight D. Raab
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  • October 22, 2013
  • Corn and Soybean Returns Suggest Stable Illinois Acreages Gary Schnitkey
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  • October 15, 2013
  • The 2012 Drought, Net Incomes with and without Insurance, and a Policy Concern Gary Schnitkey
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  • October 11, 2013
  • 2014 Returns for Corn under Drought, Median, and High Yield Scenarios Gary Schnitkey
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  • October 8, 2013
  • Range in Farm Yields during the 2012 Drought Year Gary Schnitkey
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  • October 3, 2013
  • Crop Insurance Payments in 2013 for Corn and Soybeans Gary Schnitkey
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  • October 1, 2013
  • Projected 2013 and 2014 Operator and Farmland Returns Gary Schnitkey
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  • September 24, 2013
  • Corn-to-Soybean Yield Ratios: History and the Future Gary Schnitkey
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  • September 20, 2013
  • Mark Your Financial Progress Bradley L. Zwilling, Brandy Krapf, and Dwight D. Raab
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  • September 19, 2013
  • Estimated ARC Program Performance in 2012 Nick Paulson
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  • September 17, 2013
  • 2013 Projected Soybean Yields Compared to Trend Yields Gary Schnitkey
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  • September 13, 2013
  • 2013 Projected Corn Yield Compared to Trend Yields Gary Schnitkey
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  • September 10, 2013
  • 2013 County Cash Rents: Levels, Variability, and 2014 Cash Rent Decisions Gary Schnitkey
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  • September 4, 2013
  • Farm Managers See More Stable Farmland Prices Gary Schnitkey
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  • August 30, 2013
  • Expected Cash Rents in 2014 on Professionally Managed Farmland Gary Schnitkey
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  • August 28, 2013
  • USDA Corn and Soybean Production Forecasting Procedures Revisited With a Focus on Derived Ear Weights Darrel Good and Scott Irwin
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  • August 27, 2013
  • Wheat Returns on Southern Illinois Farms Gary Schnitkey
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  • August 20, 2013
  • Hedging the 2013 Corn and Soybean Crop Given Crop Insurance Gary Schnitkey
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  • August 16, 2013
  • Farm and Family Living Income and Expenses for 2012 Brandy M. Krapf, Dwight D. Raab, and Bradley L. Zwilling
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  • August 13, 2013
  • Share-Rent Landowner Returns Compared to Cash Rents Gary Schnitkey
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  • August 8, 2013
  • Illinois Farm Real Estate Increase 16.4% for 2013 Bradley L. Zwilling
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  • August 6, 2013
  • Fertilizer Costs Move Down Gary Schnitkey
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  • July 30, 2013
  • 2014 Crop Budgets Gary Schnitkey
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  • July 25, 2013
  • Stability of Farm Income Bradley L. Zwilling and Dwight D. Raab
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  • July 24, 2013
  • ACRE Payments in Illinois in 2012 and 2013 Gary Schnitkey
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  • July 23, 2013
  • Farmland Ownership and Rental Percentages in Illinois: A 2007 to 2012 Perspective Gary Schnitkey
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  • July 16, 2013
  • Returns and Cash Rents given $4.80 Corn and $10.75 Soybean Prices Gary Schnitkey
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  • July 10, 2013
  • 2013 Net Incomes for Grain Farms Likely Below Levels in Recent Years Gary Schnitkey
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  • July 9, 2013
  • Concentration of Corn and Soybean Production in the U.S. Gary Schnitkey
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  • July 2, 2013
  • Reductions in Insurance Guarantees Due to Lower 2013 Yields Gary Schnitkey
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  • June 25, 2013
  • Chinese and U.S. Pork Consumption and Production Gary Schnitkey
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  • June 18, 2013
  • Prevented Planting Payments versus Planting Soybeans Gary Schnitkey
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  • June 13, 2013
  • Release of Revenue and Costs for Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, and Double-Crop Soybeans Gary Schnitkey
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  • June 11, 2013
  • Farm Program Payments under Alternative Proposals Gary Schnitkey
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  • June 6, 2013
  • Expected Price Support Payments for Corn and Soybeans Nick Paulson
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  • June 4, 2013
  • Non-land Costs Continue to Increase Gary Schnitkey
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  • May 30, 2013
  • Evaluating Taking Prevented Planting Payments for Corn Gary Schnitkey
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  • May 30, 2013
  • Crop Insurance Program Losses in Perspective Bruce J. Sherrick and Gary D. Schnitkey
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  • May 29, 2013
  • Payment Expectations for the 2013 ACRE Program Gary Schnitkey
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  • May 21, 2013
  • Farmland Prices and Interest Rates Gary Schnitkey
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  • May 17, 2013
  • Changes in Farm Debt Bradley L. Zwilling and Dwight D. Raab
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  • May 14, 2013
  • Balance Sheets on Grain Farms from 2005 to 2011 Ben Hugenberg and Gary Schnitkey
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  • May 10, 2013
  • Comparing Current and 1970 Farm Prosperity: Cash Farm Expenses Carl Zulauf
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  • May 3, 2013
  • A Historical Perspective on Illinois Farmland Sales Erik D. Hanson and Bruce J. Sherrick
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  • May 1, 2013
  • Late Planting and Tools in FAST Ryan Batts and Gary Schnitkey
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  • April 30, 2013
  • Farm Bill Negotiations: Selection between Three Programs Gary Schntikey and Carl Zulauf
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  • April 25, 2013
  • How Much of the 2013 Corn Crop Will Be Planted Late? Darrel Good and Scott Irwin
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  • April 23, 2013
  • The 2013 ACRE Decision Gary Schnitkey
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  • April 19, 2013
  • More Corn...More Profit??? Bradley L. Zwilling and Dwight D. Raab
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  • April 18, 2013
  • Comparing Current and 1970 Farm Prosperity: Farm Debt Carl Zulauf and Nick Rettig
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  • April 16, 2013
  • Release of 2013 ACRE Payment Estimator Gary Schnitkey
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  • April 11, 2013
  • Have Not Filed Your Return Yet? Gary Hoff
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  • April 9, 2013
  • 2013 Cash Rents on Professionally Managed Farmland in Illinois Gary Schnitkey
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  • April 4, 2013
  • Recent Price Changes Alter Relative Corn and Soybean Returns Gary Schnitkey
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  • April 2, 2013
  • Shifts in Planting Acres across States Largely Follow Previous Trends Gary Schintkey
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  • March 28, 2013
  • Geographical Acreage Changes between 2006 and 2012 in Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, and Cotton Gary Schnitkey
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  • March 26, 2013
  • Release of an Updated FAST Tool: Balance Sheet Program Ryan Batts
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  • March 19, 2013
  • Drought and Crop Insurance Loss Experience in 2012 Gary Schnitkey
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  • March 15, 2013
  • Control What You Can Brad Zwilling and Dwight Raab
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  • March 14, 2013
  • TIAA-CREF and the University of Illinois Launch TIAA-CREF Center for Farmland Research Bruce Sherrick
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  • March 13, 2013
  • Prices Paid for Farm Inputs vs. Prices Received for Crops: Implications for Managing Risk and Farm Policy Carl Zulauf and Nick Rettig
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  • March 12, 2013
  • Early Planting and Final Planting Dates for Crop Insurance Gary Schnitkey
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  • March 7, 2013
  • Relationship between Crop Returns and Acreage Decisions Nick Paulson
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  • March 5, 2013
  • Crop Insurance Product Recommendations Gary Schnitkey
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  • February 26, 2013
  • 2013 Illinois County Yields and GRIP Payments Gary Schnitkey
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  • February 22, 2013
  • 2013 Farm Program Choice: An Initial Perspective Carl Zulauf and Gary Schnitkey
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  • February 20, 2013
  • Locating the 2012 Drought Using State Corn Yields Gary Schnitkey
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  • February 19, 2013
  • Projected Prices and Soybean-to-Corn Price Ratios in 2013 Gary Schnitkey
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  • February 15, 2013
  • Know Your Term Debt and Capital Lease Coverage Ratio Brad Zwilling and Dwight Raab
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  • February 12, 2013
  • GRIP-HR: A Good Product for 2013 Gary Schnitkey
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  • February 5, 2013
  • Low Crop Revenue Most Likely Due to Lower Prices Gary Schnitkey
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  • February 1, 2013
  • 2013 Crop Insurance Projected Prices, Volatilities, and Harvest Price Impacts Bruce Sherrick and Gary Schnitkey
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  • January 29, 2013
  • The 75 to 85% Coverage Level Choice for RP Crop Insurance Gary Schnitkey
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  • January 25, 2013
  • Landlord Characteristics in the USA and in Illinois Todd Kuethe and Jennifer Ifft
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  • January 24, 2013
  • Rental Agreements in the USA and in Illinois Todd Kuethe and Jennifer Ifft
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  • January 23, 2013
  • More Corn in 2013? Gary Schnitkey
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  • January 18, 2013
  • Management Review of 2012...While Looking Forward to 2013 Bradley L. Zwilling and Dwight D. Raab
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  • January 17, 2013
  • Farmland Tenure in the USA and in Illinois Todd Kuethe and Jennifer Ifft
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  • January 15, 2013
  • Crop Insurance Use in 2012 and 2013 Projections Gary Schnitkey
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  • January 8, 2013
  • Crop Insurance Premiums and the 2013 Crop Insurance Decision Tool Gary Schnitkey
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  • January 4, 2013
  • IFES 2012: Overview and Impacts of Proposed Changes in the 2012 Farm Bill Nick Paulson
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  • January 3, 2013
  • IFES 2012: Crop Insurance - 2012 Performance and Updates for 2013 Bruce Sherrick
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  • December 26, 2012
  • IFES 2012: 2013 Projected Crop Farm Incomes: A Drought Reprieve Gary Schnitkey
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  • December 21, 2012
  • Your Farm's Financial Health (Debt-to-Asset Ratio) Bradley L. Zwilling and Dwight D. Raab
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  • December 18, 2012
  • Per Acre Non-land Costs of Grain Farms of Different Sizes Gary Schnitkey
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  • December 14, 2012
  • RIN Stock Update: Implications of the 2012 Drought Nick Paulson
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  • December 12, 2012
  • Range in 2013 Market Year Average Prices for Soybeans Suggested by History Gary Schnitkey
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  • December 11, 2012
  • Will ACRE Pay in 2012? Gary Schnitkey
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  • December 4, 2012
  • Range in 2013 Market Year Average Prices for Corn Suggested by History Gary Schnitkey
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  • November 29, 2012
  • Farmland Turnover in Illinois Bruce J. Sherrick
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  • November 28, 2012
  • Risks Faced by Farms with High Cash Rents Gary Schnitkey
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  • November 27, 2012
  • Expiring Tax Provisions Mitchell A. Fruhling and Dwight D. Raab
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  • November 20, 2012
  • 2013 Net Farm Income Projections Gary Schnitkey
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  • November 16, 2012
  • Management Review of 2012 - Consider the Role of Advisers to Your Farm Business Bradley L. Zwilling and Dwight D. Raab
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  • November 13, 2012
  • Crop Insurance and Rental Arrangements: Lessons from the 2012 Drought Gary Schnikey
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  • November 6, 2012
  • 2013 Crop Revenue Risk: Waiting for Projected Prices Gary Schnitkey
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  • November 1, 2012
  • 2012 Harvest Prices for Corn and Soybeans: Implications for Crop Insurance Payments Gary Schnitkey
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  • October 30, 2012
  • Current Fertilizer Prices, Natural Gas, and Longer-Run Supply Gary Schnitkey
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  • October 25, 2012
  • Wheat Feeding Carl Zulauf and Nick Rettig
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  • October 23, 2012
  • Landowner and Farmer Returns under Share Rental Arrangements with Differing Prices Gary Schnitkey
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  • October 19, 2012
  • The Increasing Waistline of the Deferred Tax Monster Bradley L. Zwilling and Dwight D. Raab
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  • October 18, 2012
  • Cash Rents and Crop Revenues in Illinois Nick Paulson
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  • October 16, 2012
  • Cash Rents Given Differing Price Levels Gary Schnitkey
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  • October 12, 2012
  • Relative Importance of Price vs. Yield variability in Crop Revenue Risk Bruce Sherrick
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  • October 9, 2012
  • Harvest Prices and Insurance Payments Gary Schnitkey
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  • October 4, 2012
  • Rental Rates for Share, Flex, and Cash Rent Agreements in Illinois Nick Paulson
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  • October 2, 2012
  • Trends in Cash Rent Leasing Terms Gary Schnitkey
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  • September 27, 2012
  • Interaction between Crop Insurance and Price Support Programs Carl Zulauf
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  • September 25, 2012
  • Wheat Crop Insurance in 2013 Gary Schnitkey
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  • September 21, 2012
  • Farm Liquidity - Working Capital to Value of Farm Production Brad Zwilling and Dwight Raab
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  • September 18, 2012
  • Wheat in 2013? Gary Schnitkey
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  • September 13, 2012
  • Projected 2012 Crop Reporting District Yields Relative to Trend-line Yields Gary Schnitkey
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  • September 11, 2012
  • Cash Rents in 2012 and 2013 Gary Schnitkey
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  • September 7, 2012
  • 2012 Farm Bill Debate: Multiple-Year Risk Assistance Programs Carl Zulauf
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  • September 6, 2012
  • RIN Values: What Do They Tell Us about the Impact of Biofuel Mandates? Seth Meyer and Nick Paulson
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  • September 5, 2012
  • Crop Insurance and the Harvest Price Option Gary Schnitkey
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  • August 30, 2012
  • 2012 Drought: Yield Loss, Revenue Loss, and Harvest Price Option Carl Zulauf
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  • August 28, 2012
  • Crop Insurance in 2013 Gary Schnitkey
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  • August 24, 2012
  • Current Farmland Prices in Line with Farmland Returns and Interest Rates Gary Schnitkey
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  • August 23, 2012
  • The Impact of the 2012 Drought on Corn and Soybean Yield Updates for the PLC Program Nick Paulson
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  • August 22, 2012
  • Non-Harvested Corn and Soybean Acres: Historical Context Carl Zulauf
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  • August 21, 2012
  • Projected 2013 Corn and Soybean Budgets Gary Schnitkey
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  • August 17, 2012
  • Farm Liquidity - Your Current Ratio Bradley L. Zwilling and Dwight D. Raab
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  • August 14, 2012
  • 2012 Corn and Soybeans Yields Relative to Historical Yields Gary Schnitkey
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  • August 9, 2012
  • Price vs. Revenue Farm Safety Net Carl Zulauf
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  • August 8, 2012
  • More Ways to Hedge the RP Guarantee Before Harvest Paul E. Peterson and Gary Schnitkey
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  • August 7, 2012
  • Initial Perspectives of Crop Insurance Underwriting Losses due to the 2012 Drought Gary Schnitkey and Bruce Sherrick
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  • August 7, 2012
  • Illinois Farm Real Estate Continues Double Digit Increase Bradley L. Zwilling
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  • July 31, 2012
  • Release of an Online FAST Tool to Calculate Crop Insurance Payments Ryan Batts and Gary Schnitkey
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  • July 27, 2012
  • The 2012 Drought and Income Tax Deferral of Crop Insurance and/or Disaster Payments Roger McEowen
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  • July 24, 2012
  • Consider Hedging RP Guarantee before Harvest Gary Schnitkey
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  • July 20, 2012
  • Springfield RMA Releases "Crop Insurance during a Drought" Gary Schnitkey
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  • July 20, 2012
  • Cash Is King Brad Zwilling, Jim Locher and Dwight Raab
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  • July 17, 2012
  • Likelihood of Payments in 2012 from ACRE, Counter-Cyclical Programs, and SURE Gary Schnitkey
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  • July 12, 2012
  • Price Loss Coverage in the House Discussion Bill and Acreage Decisions Gary Schnitkey and Carl Zulauf
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  • July 3, 2012
  • Crop Insurance in 2012 Gary Schnitkey
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  • June 28, 2012
  • Grain Farm Income Prospects Given Drought Conditions in 2012 Gary Schnitkey
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  • June 22, 2012
  • Machinery Capital Invested on the Farm - Then and Now Brad Zwilling, Jim Locher and Dwight D. Raab
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  • June 21, 2012
  • Farm Payment Limits: History and Observations Carl Zulauf
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  • June 19, 2012
  • Do Recent Prices Understate Downside Price Risk in Corn? Gary Schnitkey
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  • June 15, 2012
  • Farmland Values: What do Investors Say? Brent Gloy
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  • June 13, 2012
  • Differences across Crops in Spending Under the 2012 Senate Agriculture Committee Farm Bill Gary Schnitkey
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  • June 5, 2012
  • Performance of the Super Committee Target Price Proposal Gary Schnitkey
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  • May 31, 2012
  • Olympic Moving Average and Potential Price Protection Carl Zulauf
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  • May 30, 2012
  • Machinery Cost Estimates for 2012 and 2013 Gary Schnitkey
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  • May 22, 2012
  • Net Returns with ARC under Differing Price Scenarios Gary Schnitkey
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  • May 18, 2012
  • Are Illinois Farmers Getting Older? Brad Zwilling, Jim Locher and Dwight Raab
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  • May 17, 2012
  • Annual Payment Limits for the ARC Program and Farm Size in Illinois Nick Paulson
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  • May 15, 2012
  • Simple versus Olympic Averages in Prices used in Farm Commodity Programs Gary Schnitkey
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  • May 9, 2012
  • ARC and Multi-Year Price Declines Gary Schnitkey
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  • May 1, 2012
  • Impacts of Limits on Crop Insurance Risk Subsidies Gary Schnitkey
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  • April 24, 2012
  • Payments from a 70% Yield Insurance Gary Schnitkey
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  • April 20, 2012
  • Covering Your Costs - Part 2 Dwight D. Raab
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  • April 19, 2012
  • Net Payments to Farmers by Crop Insurance: Historical Trends and the 2012 Farm Safety Net Debate Carl Zulauf
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  • April 17, 2012
  • 2011 Corn and Soybean Yields in Perspective Gary Schnitkey
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  • April 12, 2012
  • Graphical Illustrations of Proposed Farm Revenue Programs and Crop Insurance Gary Schnitkey
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  • April 10, 2012
  • Risk Implications of Commodity Programs in the 2012 Farm Bill Gary Schnitkey
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  • April 6, 2012
  • Understanding the Lifespan and Maturity of a RIN Nick Paulson
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  • April 3, 2012
  • Little Change in Where Corn is Planted in the United States Gary Schnitkey
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  • March 29, 2012
  • Cash Holdings Continue to Rise Paul Ellinger
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  • March 28, 2012
  • Annual Management Return Performance for Illinois Grain Farms: Yields and Prices Nick Paulson
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  • March 27, 2012
  • Projected Corn-Soybean Returns Do Not Suggest Shift to Corn in Illinois: An Application of the Planting Decision Model Gary Schnitkey
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  • March 21, 2012
  • farmdoc daily is One Year Old! Scott Irwin
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  • March 20, 2012
  • Impacts of Planting before Crop Insurance Earliest Planting Date Gary Schnitkey
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  • March 13, 2012
  • Will ACRE Pay in 2011 and 2012? Gary Schnitkey
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  • March 6, 2012
  • 2012 Revenue Guarantees Compared to Costs Gary Schnitkey
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  • March 1, 2012
  • Crop Insurance Decisions in 2012 - Some Final Thoughts Bruce Sherrick and Gary Schnitkey
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  • February 29, 2012
  • An Annual Look at the Components of Management Returns for Illinois Grain Farms Nick Paulson
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  • February 28, 2012
  • Crop Insurance Use in 2011 and Suggestions for 2012 Gary Schnitkey
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  • February 24, 2012
  • GRIP Payments in 2011 Gary Schnitkey
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  • February 21, 2012
  • Is RP with the Harvest Price Exclusion a Good Option for 2012? Gary Schnitkey
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  • February 17, 2012
  • Keep In Mind Family Living When Doing Crop Budgets Bradley L. Zwilling
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  • February 16, 2012
  • A Follow Up on the Persistence of Management Returns: Yields and Prices Nick Paulson
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  • February 14, 2012
  • Projected Prices for Crop Insurance Based on First Two-weeks of February Gary Schnitkey
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  • February 7, 2012
  • Premiums on Trend-Adjusted APH Endorsements Gary Schnitkey and Bruce Sherrick
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  • January 31, 2012
  • Corn-Soybean Planting Decisions and Longer Run Returns Gary Schnitkey
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  • January 25, 2012
  • ACRE Price Component Forecast, 2012 Crop Carl Zulauf
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  • January 24, 2012
  • Group Risk Income Plan (GRIP) in 2012 Gary Schnitkey
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  • January 20, 2012
  • Farm Capital Investments Dwight Raab
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  • January 18, 2012
  • COMBO Crop Insurance Premium Changes in 2012 Gary Schnitkey and Bruce Sherrick
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  • January 10, 2012
  • 2012 Crop Insurance Decision Tool Gary Schnitkey
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  • January 6, 2012
  • Seasonal Fertilizer Prices Gary Schnitkey
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  • January 4, 2012
  • Why Was ACRE a No-Go with Iowa Farmers? William M. Edwards
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  • December 23, 2011
  • 2011 IFES: Crop Insurance - New Features, Programs & Performance Bruce Sherrick
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  • December 22, 2011
  • 2011 IFES: Stress Testing Agricultural Returns in 2012 and Beyond Gary Schnitkey
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  • December 20, 2011
  • 2011 IFES: USDA - NASS Revealed: Procedures in Setting Crop, Livestock and Economic Estimates Brad Schwab and Mark Schleusener
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  • December 13, 2011
  • February Settlement Period Critical in Determining Downside Revenue Risks Gary Schnitkey
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  • December 8, 2011
  • Persistence in Management Returns for Illinois Grain Farms, 2005-2009 Nick Paulson and Xijie Lv
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  • December 6, 2011
  • Trend-Adjusted APH Yield Endorsement Gary Schnitkey
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  • December 2, 2011
  • More Iron on the Farm: Machinery Investment Increasing Paul Ellinger
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  • November 29, 2011
  • Reductions in Projected 2012 Crop Returns due to Projected Prices Reductions Gary Schnitkey
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  • November 23, 2011
  • Incomes More Sensitive to Price Declines on Cash Rent Farms Gary Schnitkey
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  • November 17, 2011
  • Projected Incomes Given Differing Commodity Prices Gary Schnitkey
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  • November 16, 2011
  • Shift from Income Support to Revenue-Based Risk Management in Farm Programs Nick Paulson
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  • November 15, 2011
  • What is in an Average Cash Rent? Gary Schnitkey
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  • November 9, 2011
  • Numerous Changes in Crop Production and Consumption Forecasts Darrel Good
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  • November 8, 2011
  • Crop Insurance Harvest Prices in 2011 Gary Schnitkey
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  • November 1, 2011
  • Break-Even Corn-After-Corn Yields and Yield Drags Gary Schnitkey
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  • October 27, 2011
  • Comparison of ARRM versus SRRP Proposal Gary Schnitkey
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  • October 25, 2011
  • Commodity Prices Resulting in $50,000 Net Farm Income Gary Schnitkey
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  • October 19, 2011
  • Important Trends in Crop Insurance Coverage Options for 2012 Bruce Sherrick
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  • October 18, 2011
  • Relationship between Anhydrous Ammonia and Natural Gas Prices Gary Schnitkey
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  • October 11, 2011
  • Simulated ARRM Payments Compared to Actual Commodity Program Payments, 1995 to 2010 Gary Schnitkey
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  • October 7, 2011
  • Current Commodity Programs and Integrating with Crop Insurance Gary Schnitkey
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  • October 4, 2011
  • Farm Commodity Programs Given the Existence of Crop Insurance Gary Schnitkey
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  • September 28, 2011
  • Coverage Level Choice on Farm-Level Revenue Insurance by Illinois Farmers Gary Schnitkey
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  • September 27, 2011
  • Cash Rent with Bonus Leasing Arrangement: Description and Example Gary Schnitkey
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  • September 21, 2011
  • Which Entity is Best for My Estate Plan? Gary Goodwin
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  • September 20, 2011
  • Projected Price and Volatility for Wheat Crop Insurance Gary Schnitkey
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  • September 16, 2011
  • Yield Drag and Breakeven Yields between Corn-after-Corn and Soybeans Gary Schnitkey
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  • September 15, 2011
  • Considering a Variable Cash Lease for 2012 Nick Paulson
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  • September 14, 2011
  • Beware of the Increasing Level of Deferred Income Tax Dwight Raab
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  • September 13, 2011
  • Cash Rent Information Available for Setting 2012 Rents Gary Schnitkey
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  • September 9, 2011
  • Illinois Farmland Investment Performance,... Revisited,... Again... Bruce Sherrick
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  • September 8, 2011
  • Wheat Insurance and the Crop Insurance Decision Tool Gary Schnitkey
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  • September 7, 2011
  • Limited Liability Entities and Self Employment Tax Issues: New Tax Court Case Ruling Gary Goodwin
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  • September 2, 2011
  • Downside Revenue Risk on 2012 Corn Gary Schnitkey
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  • August 31, 2011
  • Crop Insurance Implications of Aflatoxin in Corn Gary Schnitkey
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  • August 24, 2011
  • Index Numbers of Illinois Farmland Values Bradley L. Zwilling
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  • August 23, 2011
  • Likelihood of Safety Net Payments in Illinois for 2011 Gary Schnitkey
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  • August 18, 2011
  • Projected Crop Reporting District Yields Compared to Historical Yields Given Drought Gary Schnitkey
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  • August 16, 2011
  • Near Trend-line Yields Needed in Illinois and Iowa to Meet 12.9 Million Projected Production Gary Schnitkey
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  • August 16, 2011
  • Near Trend-line Yields Needed in Illinois and Iowa to Meet 12.9 Million Projected Production Gary Schnitkey
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  • August 10, 2011
  • Buying and Selling Machinery Outright vs. Trade Nate Edlefson
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  • August 9, 2011
  • 2011 Illinois Farmland Values Increase 18 Percent Gary Schnitkey
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  • August 2, 2011
  • Wheat/Double-Crop Soybeans Competitive in Southern Illinois for 2012 Gary Schnitkey
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  • July 29, 2011
  • Farmland Prices: Where to from Here? Gary Schnitkey
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  • July 27, 2011
  • Estate Planning for Farmers May Be Overdue Gary Goodwin
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  • July 26, 2011
  • Hot, Dry Weather and Crop Insurance Gary Schnitkey
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  • July 21, 2011
  • AgIndex Declines in Second Quarter 2011 Gary Schnitkey and Clay Kramer
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  • July 20, 2011
  • 2012 Corn and Soybean Budgets Gary Schnitkey
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  • July 15, 2011
  • Regional Implications of a County-Based ACRE Program Nick Paulson
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  • July 14, 2011
  • Forward Contract Delivery Prices Point to Higher 2012 Fertilizer Costs for Corn Gary Schnitkey
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  • July 6, 2011
  • Risk Reductions Possible by Hedging 2012 Grain Production in the Summer of 2011 Gary Schnitkey
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  • July 1, 2011
  • Where Did the Corn Acres Come From? Gary Schnitkey
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  • June 29, 2011
  • Anhydrous Ammonia Prices: Continued Increases Likely Gary Schnitkey
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  • June 22, 2011
  • Cost to Produce Corn and Soybeans in Illinois--2010 Bradley L. Zwilling
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  • June 15, 2011
  • Release of an Updated FAST Tool: Balance Sheet & Historical Financial Statements Program Ryan Batts
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  • June 8, 2011
  • Prevented Planting and Late Planting Papers Gary Schnitkey
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  • June 8, 2011
  • Prevented Planting Calculator Released as Part of FAST Planting Decision Model Gary Schnitkey
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  • June 2, 2011
  • Upside Potential Given Up by Taking Corn Prevented Planting Payments Gary Schnitkey
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  • May 25, 2011
  • Economics of Prevented Planting in Corn Gary Schnitkey
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  • May 24, 2011
  • Prospects for Corn Acre Losses in 2011 Gary Schnitkey
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  • May 20, 2011
  • Honey Bee Health Kathy Baylis
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  • May 19, 2011
  • Prevented and Late Planting Provisions in Crop Insurance Gary Schnitkey
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  • May 18, 2011
  • Will Hedging 2011 Corn Now Reduce Downside Revenue Risk? Gary Schnitkey and Bruce Sherrick
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  • May 12, 2011
  • Corn Replanting Decision Tool Released as Part of FAST Gary Schnitkey, Ryan Batts, and Emerson Nafziger
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  • May 6, 2011
  • The ACRE Program Decision for 2011 Nick Paulson
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  • May 4, 2011
  • Why Every Farmer Should Consider ACRE Gary Schnitkey
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  • May 3, 2011
  • Profitability and Farm Size on Grain Farms in Illinois Mak Kern and Nick Paulson
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  • April 29, 2011
  • ACRE Program Enrollment in 2009 and 2010 Nick Paulson
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  • April 27, 2011
  • Planting Delays and Switching to Soybeans: A New FAST Spreadsheet Gary Schnitkey and Ryan Batts
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  • April 26, 2011
  • How Good Were 2010 Soybean Yields in Illinois? Gary Schnitkey
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  • April 26, 2011
  • How Poor Were 2010 Corn Yields in Illinois? Gary Schnitkey
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  • April 21, 2011
  • Increasing Charitable Yields with Bushel Gifts Jim Locher
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  • April 15, 2011
  • Fertilizer Prices Continue Gradual Increase Gary Schnitkey
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  • April 13, 2011
  • Performance of Publicly-Traded Agricultural Firms Since 2007 Clay Kramer and Gary Schnitkey
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  • April 3, 2011
  • Production of Bioenergy Crops in the Midwest Madhu Khanna, Atul Jain & Anthony Oliver
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  • March 25, 2011
  • Corn Profitability Higher than Soybean Profitability in the Corn-belt: Will Corn Acres Increase? Gary Schnitkey
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  • March 17, 2011
  • Farmland Prices and Bubbles Gary Schnitkey
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  • March 11, 2011
  • Crop Insurance in 2011 Gary Schnitkey
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  • March 3, 2011
  • Suggestions for the COMBO Product Gary Schnitkey
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  • February 28, 2011
  • Estimated GRIP-HR Payments for 2010 Gary Schnitkey
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  • February 28, 2011
  • Almost Final Projected Prices Gary Schnitkey
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  • February 24, 2011
  • Commodity Price Changes and Corn-Minus-Soybean Returns Gary Schnitkey
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  • February 23, 2011
  • Higher 2011 GRIP Premiums Still Below Expected Payments Gary Schnitkey and Bruce Sherrick
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  • February 17, 2011
  • Acreages and Corn and Soybean Returns Gary Schnitkey
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  • February 13, 2011
  • RP Premium Using Projected Prices and Volatilities on Feb 13th Gary Schnitkey
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  • February 13, 2011
  • Fertilizer prices stabilize in first month and half of 2011 Gary Schnitkey
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  • February 11, 2011
  • Projected Prices in Mid February Gary Schnitkey
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  • February 3, 2011
  • SURE Payment Signup Gary Schnitkey