USDA Releases ” Farm Household Income and Characteristics” Report

Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here. Forecasts and estimates of farm sector income with component accounts: for the United States, 1910-2019F;...

USDA Adds Additional Flexibilities For Crop Insurance To Support America’s Farmers And Ranchers

Source: USDA news release Washington - USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) is authorizing self-certification on replant inspections and waiving witness signatures in certain situations as part...

Ag Economic Insights Issues Report Tracking, Forecasting Farmers’ Capital Expenditures

It’s no great secret that modern farming requires significant amounts of capital.  Capital expenditures made by farm businesses can be quite volatile, typically rising...

Farm Bankruptcies On The Rise Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Year-to-year farm bankruptcies increased 23 percent, according to recently released data from U.S. Courts. An American Farm Bureau Federation Market Intel report shows a...

KC Fed: Ag Finance Update: Financing Of Ag Production Loans Eases Further

Farm debt at commercial banks continued to ease in the second quarter. Agricultural loans balances decreased by 5% from the previous year due to...

Farm Credit Conditions Show Additional Strength

Agricultural credit conditions in the Tenth District continued to strengthen in the first quarter of 2021. After a sharp rebound at the end of...

USDA Announces Expanded Options For Crop Insurance For Specialty And Organic Crops

The number of agricultural producers who purchase crop insurance for their specialty and organic crops continues to climb, which the U.S. Department of Agriculture...

USDA Forecasts Farm Profits In 2020 Near Average Levels Since 2000

U.S. net cash farm income—gross cash income less cash expenses—when adjusted for inflation is forecast to decrease $13.1 billion (10.7 percent) to $109.6 billion...

CoBank Issues Report “Rethinking The Farm Supply Co-Op To Drive Value”

Farm supply cooperatives have a long, proud history and remain the dominant form of crop input distribution in North America. However in recent years,...

Ag Economic Insights: Direct Farm Payments To Soar In 2020

he USDA recently announced the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). Like MFP, this is another ad hoc farm program that will send direct farm...
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