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Making Sense of the Ag Economy and Preparing for Success in 2021

Dr. Brent Gloy presented during the GrowingOn® 2021 event on January 19, 2021.

From rapidly changing commodity markets to a wildly fluctuating national economy, 2020 has been a year of tremendous uncertainty. Against this background we must prepare for 2021. Dr. Gloy helped make sense of this uncertainty and provided insights to help drive better business decisions and strategies.


brent gloyDr. Brent Gloy is an agricultural economist specializing in agricultural finance and business management. Previously, Dr. Gloy held tenured faculty positions at Cornell and Purdue University, and co-founded Agricultural Economic Insights, LLC in 2014. 


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Farm Loan Affordability: It’s Not Just the Interest Rate

Learn about the calculator and educational programs we offer to help you manage your farm loans and cash flow.

The Business of Agriculture

U.S. Meat, Poultry and COVID-19: Now What?

Steve Meyer offered insights and opinions on what the future holds.

The Business of Agriculture

Five Common Mistakes in Grain Marketing

Edward Usset identifies common mistakes in marketing, like reluctance towards pre-harvest marketing and holding grain in storage too long.

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