KC Fed: Interest Rates For Farm Operating Loans Rise Slightly From All-Time Lows

by: Nathan Kauffman and Ty Kreitman Data and Information Excel SpreadsheetHistorical Data | Excel SpreadsheetTables | txtAbout the National Survey of Terms of Lending to Farmers Interest...

CoBank Quarterly: Change is Coming for U.S. Food and Agricultural Businesses

Challenges brought on by COVID-19 will hasten automation throughout supply. The widely anticipated summer economic boom is well underway and U.S. consumers are spending on...

Feeding the Hungry Dragon: China Changes Buying Tactics in Volatile Phase of U.S. Grain...

Key Points Since mid-2020, China has purchased large quantities of U.S. grain due to accelerated feed demand, a strong currency, and less product being...

National Crop Insurance Services: Farmers Emphasize to Congress Importance Of Crop Insurance

rmers from across the country testified last week before a House Agriculture Subcommittee hearing examining the efficacy of the farm safety net. While each grower...

Ag Economic Insights Reviews Farm Family Living Expenses Trends

Calculating Family Living Expenses in Agriculture Fixed expenses are notoriously difficult to calculate and incorporate into farm budgets. Family living is arguably the most challenging...

KC Fed: Farm Debt Declines Further And Credit Stress Eases

Agricultural debt at commercial banks continued to decline in the first quarter of 2021 and farm loan performance improved. Agricultural debt at commercial banks continued...

USDA: Farms With Higher Sales Had A Larger Share Of Households With Positive Farm...

Farm households earn income from both farm operations and off-farm sources, such as off-farm employment, pensions, and capital gains. In 2019, more than half...

American Bankers Assn: Farm Bank Lending Remains Strong At $98.6 Billion In 2020

Despite the global economic slowdown in 2020 due to COVID-19, total agricultural lending by U.S. farm banks remained strong at $98.6 billion, decreasing by...

Characteristics of Higher Profit Farms – 2011 through 2020

Data from the Illinois Farm Business Farm Management Association (FBFM) for 2011 through 2020 was used to analyze selected differences between the highest profit...

Farm Credit Administration Receives Updates On Ag Economy

Source: Farm Credit Administration news release Washington DC: The Farm Credit Administration board received a quarterly report (PDF) on economic issues affecting agriculture, together with...
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