The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer showed farmer sentiment declined in the month of May. “People became less optimistic about both the current situation on their farms and future expectations,” said Dr. James Mintert, director, Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture. “A good bit of that decline in sentiment was probably related to the decline in crop prices that happened between when we collected data in mid-April to when we collected data in mid-May.”
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