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Where Do We Go From Here? The Farm Economy in 2021

Mr. David Widmar presented during the GrowingOn® 2021 event on January 21, 2021.

It is tempting to push the challenges of 2020 behind us, but the implications on global economies, the farm economy, and our own decision making will be felt for years to come. Mr. David Widmar discussed the uncertainties heading into 2021, reviewed lessons learned and shared strategies for success in 2021.


david widmarDavid Widmar is an agricultural economist focused on agricultural trends and data-driven insights for agribusinesses and farmers. After spending most of his career at Purdue University, he co-founded Agricultural Economic Insights, LLC in 2014. 


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Expanding Your Farm - Renting vs. Buying

Understanding your CRE provide some of the important information you need before making a final decision.

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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.

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Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) - Additional Assistance

CFAP is a USDA program to assist farmers, ranchers, and consumers in response to the COVID-19 national emergency.

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