Agricultural producers, landowners, and agribusinesses face complex management challenges as they grapple with an ever-changing economic environment. The Department of ACE is the national leader in the area in the area of commodity price analysis, and has the nation’s largest concentration of faculty engaged in analysis, research and teaching on grain markets. ACE faculty have made significant and lasting contributions to scholarship and public policy on topics related to market price behavior, risk management, crop insurance, farm management, land valuation, and financial markets.
Farmdoc is the premier online source of economic analysis and market information for commercial producers in the U.S. Corn Belt
The TIAA Center for Farmland Research will enhance the university’s research and educational initiatives for its students and the agricultural community, including investors, farmers, researchers, and businesses.
The Office for Futures and Options Research (OFOR) is a leading research institution dedicated to promoting and enhancing the scholarly research and learning of modern agricultural commodity futures and options markets, as well as agricultural commodity prices more generally. Our innovative research is aimed at shaping existing practices and knowledge around modern agricultural commodity markets.