08/07/19 - Farmers More Confident About the Future

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By Doug Stephan. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Host and American Family Farmer Doug Stephan, www.eastleighfarm.com begins with news about Farm Worker Appreciation Week. Next, we meet Purdue University Director and Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics Dr. James Mintert and Purdue University Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics Michael Langemeier. They both are responsible for The Ag Economy Barometer. https://ag.purdue.edu/commercialag/ageconomybarometer/ The Barometer is the result of a collaboration between Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture and the CME Group to provide monthly nationwide measures of the health of the US agricultural economy. Purdue analyzes and reports the result of each months’ Ag Economy Barometer value, which is published the first Tuesday of every month. Finally, Host Doug Stephan opines about issues with The Food Safety Modernization Act and its effects on the small Family Farmer.

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