Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer: February results are in

The Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer February report is now available. Agricultural producers again expressed increased optimism toward the agricultural economy. Since December 2017, the barometer has jumped 14 total points. There has also been a shift in what is driving producer sentiment. Read more.

The February report also includes farmers' perspectives on the North American Free Trade Agreement and agricultural trade in general, planting intentions, and profitability of corn versus soybeans.

Bloomberg Terminal
The Ag Economy Barometer and two of its components—the Index of Current Conditions and the Index of Future Expectations—are reported on the Bloomberg Terminal under the following ticker symbols: AGECBARO, AGECCURC and AGECFTEX.

Jim Mintert, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Commercial Agriculture
Purdue University
jmintert@purdue.edu | 765.494.4310