NEWS
Batten Down the Hatches
Elizabeth Williams DTN Special Correspondent
Fri Jul 17, 2015 12:14 PM CDT

KANSAS CITY (DTN) -- Predicting the ag economy, you can either emphasize the positive -- we are not going to see the "bust" in agriculture that we saw in the 1980s. Or, you can look at the negative -- the "soft landing" may last five to 10 years. You can draw both conclusions in looking at the ag industry and projecting what this means for the future, Purdue University economist Mike Boehlje told a Kansas City Federal Reserve meeting this week.

A soon-to-be-published Purdue study forecasts revenue per acre falling below cost of production each year from 2014 to 2017 ...

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