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.

Budgets

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

Publications

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

Presentations + Videos

Managing Old and New Crop Price Risk
Quarterly Marketing Meeting
November 15, 2023
Presentation | Video

Ag Economy Update
Ag Industry Partners Call
August 31, 2023
Presentation

Managing Price Risk Entering Harvest
Quarterly Marketing Meeting
August 9, 2023
Presentation | Video

Prices, Profits, and Managing Risk
Quarterly Marketing Meeting
June 7, 2023
Presentation | Video

Marketing and Risk Management
Quarterly Marketing Meeting
March 1, 2023
Presentation | Video

Input Considerations & Cost of Borrowing
Master Farm Manager – Winter 2023
February 16, 2023
Presentation

UT Crops Meeting
Lexington, TN
February 10, 2023
Presentation

Crockett County Crop Production Meeting
February 9, 2023
Presentation

Managing Price Risk in Volatile Markets
Cotton Focus
February 8, 2023
Presentation

Fertilizer Economics
Cumberland Gap Cattle Conference
February 4, 2023
Presentation

Prices, Costs, and Profitability: Where are Markets Headed and How Can Risk be Mitigated
Kentucky-Tennessee Grain Conference
February 3, 2023
Presentation

Evaluating the Economics of Grain Storage In Tennessee
2023 West Tennessee Grain & Soybean Producers Conference

February 2, 2023
Presentation

2023 Agricultural Policy and the Next Farm Bill
January 31, 2023
Presentation

Prices, Costs, and Profitability: Where are Markets Headed and How Can Risk be Mitigated
Middle Tennessee Grain Conference
January 31, 2023
Presentation

Crop Insurance Selection and Marketing
January 30, 2023
Presentation

Economics Hot Topics
East Tennessee Grain Conference
January 19, 2023
Presentation

Choosing Crop Insurance During Market Volatility
Deleware Ag Week: Risk Management Session
January 11, 2023
Presentation

Risk Management Considerations – Barley, Rye, Wheat, and Specialty Corn
Tennessee Farm & Ferment meeting
January 10, 2023
Presentation

Crop Marketing Update: Corn and Soybean Outlook
Quarterly Marketing Meeting
November 16, 2022
Presentation | Video

Crop Marketing Update: Know Your Revenue Streams
Quarterly Marketing Meeting
August 17, 2022
Presentation | Video

Managing Price Risk for Corn, Soybean, and Wheat
Quarterly Marketing Meeting
June 15, 2022
Presentation | Video

Ukraine-Russia Impact on Grain Markets
Quarterly Marketing Meeting
March 2, 2022
Presentation | Video

Market Outlook and Payments for Carbon Credits
2022 West Tennessee Grain & Soybean Producers Conference
February 3, 2022
Presentation

Market Outlook and Payments for Carbon Credits
2022 Middle Tennessee Grain Conference
February 1, 2022
Presentation

2022 Fertilizer Prices and Risk Management
January 25, 2022
Presentation

2022 Price Outlook for Corn and Soybean Inputs and Carbon Market Basics
2022 East Tennessee Grain & Soybean Conference
January 20, 2022
Presentation

Input Prices and 2022 Price Outlook
Quarterly Marketing Meeting
November 17, 2021
Presentation | Video

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

Soybean Outlook
Southern Outlook Conference
September 22, 2021
Presentation

Cotton Market Outlook
2021 Cotton Tour
September 1, 2021
Presentation

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
Presentation

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

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

2021 Cotton Outlook
Cotton Focus Meeting
March 11, 2021
Presentation

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
Presentation

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

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

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
Presentation

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
Presentation

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
Presentation

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

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

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

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