Posted on 05 October 2009.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Farmers should see some relief on input costs next year, but profit margins are still likely to be squeezed. Bruce Erickson, a Purdue University agricultural economist, said growers would likely see the most savings on fertilizer costs in the 2010 planting season. “Some farmers were spending as much as $200 per […]
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Posted on 11 March 2009.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A trio of economic factors that sent commodity prices soaring in mid-2008 has since reversed course and is pushing prices lower, according to an updated report by three Purdue University agricultural economists. “The three major drivers that we identified last year were trends in global production and consumption, the value of […]
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