Purdue Crop Performance Program Annual Corn and Soybean Performance Results
Gross revenues for most Indiana corn and soybean farms reached unprecedented levels during 2006 through 2013, but declined sharply in 2014 and 2015. The revenue decline, which will be exacerbated on many Indiana farms by yield reductions caused by this spring and summer's excessive rainfall, is putting tremendous pressure on operating margins. To see the picture more clearly, let's examine a typical west central Indiana farm following a corn-soybean crop rotation.
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For those needing Pesticide Applicator Credits, several counties will be offering Pesticide Re-certification Programs. Information for online credit is also available.
Interested in finding what the averages, high and lows are for custom farm rates in Indiana? Purdue University has compiled the latest information through questionnaires received from farmers, land owners, farm custom operators, and professional
farm managers in Indiana.
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