September Webinar: Leasing Trends

    September 14, 2020
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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    Gary Schnitkey will present Information on farmland rental and price markets.  Much is in flux as the Coronavirus and COVID-19 control measures have had dramatic impact on use of agricultural products.  Up-to-date forecasts of farmland returns to Illinois farmland will be presented.  Thoughts on future farmland price movements will be given.

    Dr. Gary Schnitkey is the Soybean Industry Endowed Chair in Agricultural Strategy within the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois. His activities focus on farm and risk management on Corn Belt grain farms. He analyzes factors causing differences in profitability across farms, and develops ways of mitigating risk on farms. He writes the Weekly Farm Economics article that appears each Tuesday on the farmdocDaily website.