Survey: U.S. farmers feeling pretty good about 2021, all things considered

Agriculture barometer shows lift in U.S. farmer sentiment heading into 2021

“All farmers are optimists” is the truism attributed to humorist Will Rogers. But Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture and the global exchange operator CME Group have it on somewhat better authority—namely, the monthly Ag Economy Barometer, calculated from a telephone survey of 400 U.S. agricultural producers on their short- and long-term farm industry outlooks. […]