Agricultural credit conditions improved in the first quarter, and farm real estate values continued to increase alongside strength in the U.S. farm economy. Following a year of accelerating increases, the value nonirrigated cropland across much of the U.S. has...
Zurich North America today announced that its crop insurance business - Rural Community Insurance Services (RCIS) - has added Climate FieldView to its list of precision agriculture providers available to RCIS customers. FieldView enables farmers to collect, store and...
Farm real estate values continued to climb and agricultural credit conditions remained strong in the first quarter. Farmland values continued to increase at a rapid pace through the end of 2021. Alongside sustained strength in farm income and credit conditions,...
Farmers, ranchers, and agribusiness in territories across the U.S. will have a stronger partner to help them build their operations for the future, with Farm Credit of New Mexico announcing its intent to merge into American AgCredit. The new...
It is interesting to step back from the extremely strong land market in the US Grain Belt and see what is happening elsewhere. The prairie provinces of Canada are a good place to look for farmland price trends, since...
The First to Digitize Grower Contracts into One Supplier Management System Today, CropTrak publicly released a platform update that expands its capabilities to provide multi-stakeholders complete visibility of the financial transactions across their ingredient supply chain. For the first time,...
Farm lending activity at commercial banks accelerated in the first quarter of 2022 due to a significant increase in the size of operating loans. by: Nathan Kauffman and Ty Kreitman Excel SpreadsheetNational Survey of Terms of Lending to Farmers Historical Data Excel...
The Ukraine-Russia war has reignited speculation that globalization is coming to an end and markets should prepare to turn inward in order to deal with disrupted supply lines and geopolitical challenges. The war will undoubtedly have long-lasting implications. However,...
High prices for U.S. corn, soybeans and wheat are not expected to be a short-term shock, according to a new RaboResearch report, "The Grain Drain After Ukraine." While the sudden shutdown of trade in the Black Sea region has...
arm debt at commercial banks showed signs of stabilizing at the end of 2021. Driven by a higher balance of both real estate and non-real estate loans, agricultural debt increased for the first time since 2019. While the pullback...
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