NEWS
Costs Slow to Realign
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Fri Oct 31, 2014 02:36 PM CDT

HADDONFIELD, N.J. (DTN) -- A Halloween forecast by Purdue University paints a grim outlook for the grain economy through at least 2015, and possibly the next three or four years.

Indiana grain farm incomes are expected to tumble 30% in 2014 and another 35% in 2015, even including government payments under the new farm bill, Purdue Economist Chris Hurt said. He gauges the state's grain incomes at $1.1 billion for 2015, down from the recent high of $3.4 billion in 2011.

"It's a different world now, right back to the net income levels we had in the last days of ...

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