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Crop Economics

Understanding today’s crop markets

Market Outlook

Weekly Crop Comments

Tennessee Market Highlights
– A weekly report presenting both crops and livestock markets information.


Find annual planning budgets for field crops, forages, tobacco, fruits and vegetables and industrial hemp on our Budgets page.


Find Extension and research publications related to crop economics on our Publications page.

Presentations + Videos

Economic Update: General Economy, Commodity Prices, and Input Prices
September 29, 2021

Soybean Outlook
Southern Outlook Conference
September 22, 2021

Cotton Market Outlook
2021 Cotton Tour
September 1, 2021

August Crop Outlook for Corn, Soybeans, Cotton and Wheat in Tennessee
Quarterly Marketing Meeting
August 18, 2021
Presentation | Video

Ag Commodity Outlook for Tennessee
2021 Tennessee Farm Bureau Presidents Conference
August 12-13, 2021

Crop Outlook & USDA/FSA Update
2021 MANAGE Meetings
August 11-13, 2021

Corn, Soybean, Cotton, and Wheat Outlook
Quarterly Marketing Meeting
June 9, 2021
Presentation | Video

2021 Cotton Outlook
Cotton Focus Meeting
March 11, 2021

Crop Insurance and Corn, Soybean, and Cotton Price Outlook
Quarterly Marketing Meeting
March 3, 2021
Presentation | Video

Crop Outlook
Fayette and Tipton Row Crop Marketing Meeting
February 25, 2021

Economic Update: Economic Indicators, Commodity Prices, Feed Costs, and Spring Planting
Tennessee Department of Agriculture – Ag Industry Update
February 16, 2021

Soybean Outlook for 2021
Southern Agricultural Economics Association
Virtual Conference
February 9, 2021

Fall/Winter Crop Outlook
Quarterly Marketing Meeting
November 18, 2020
Presentation | Video

Corn and Soybean Preharvest Market Outlook
Quarterly Marketing Meeting
August 19, 2020
Presentation | Video

Economic Update
Tennessee Commissioner of Agriculture Conference Call
July 16, 2020

Crop Marketing Outlook
Quarterly Marketing Meeting
June 10, 2020
Presentation | Video

USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) & Crop Market Update
The Lunch Series
June 2, 2020

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) Direct Payments to Dairy, Crop, and Cattle Producers
May 20 & 21, 2020
Presentation 1 | Presentation 2 | Video

Corn and Soybean: Outlook and Marketing Strategies
Southern Middle Tennessee Marketing Meeting
March 4, 2020
Presentation | Video

Farm Bill Implementation – ARC, PLC and Crop Insurance Changes
2020 Middle Tennessee Grain Conference
February 4, 2020

ARC and PLC Program Decisions and Price Outlook
Farm School, Tiptonville, TN
February 3, 2020

Soybean Outlook
2020 SAEA Annual Meetings
February 1-4, 2020

Understanding the Costs of Borrowing
2020 Farm Manager’s University
January 30, 2020

Farm Bill Update: ARC and PLC Program Details and Decisions
Montgomery County Crop Update
January 14, 2020