USDA Lending Rates Increase from January

🕔Feb 1, 2018The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Commodity Credit Corporation today announced interest rates for February 2018. The Commodity Credit Corporation borrowing rate-based charge for February is 1.750 percent, up from […]

World Rough Rice Prices Unchanged from Last Week

🕔Dec 6, 2017The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting […]

USDA Lending Rates Up from November

🕔Dec 1, 2017USDA’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced interest rates for December 2017. The Commodity Credit Corporation borrowing rate-based charge for December is 1.500 percent, up from 1.375 percent in November. The […]

Farm Bill: Tax Legislation and the Specter of Sequestration

🕔Nov 24, 2017A recent analysis by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has raised concerns about the potential impact the Congressional tax bills could have on farm programs and the farm bill. In […]

World Rough Rice Prices Unchanged from Last Week

🕔Nov 8, 2017The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting […]

USDA Lending Rates Up from Oct.

🕔Nov 1, 2017USDA Commodity Credit Corporation today announced interest rates for November 2017.  The Commodity Credit Corporation borrowing rate-based charge for November is 1.375 percent, up from 1.250 percent in October.  The […]

Commodity Loans, Setasides: Sorting Through the Options – Commentary

🕔Oct 26, 2017If the loan rates that we discussed in our previous columns are used to take storable agricultural commodities off the market and set a floor on crop prices, what happens […]

ELS Cotton Competitive Payment Rate Is Zero

🕔Oct 5, 2017The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation announced that the competitiveness payment program payment rate in effect from 12:01 a.m., Eastern Time, Friday, October 6, 2017, through midnight, Eastern Time, […]

USDA Lending Rates Unchanged from August

🕔Sep 1, 2017USDA’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced interest rates for September 2017. The Commodity Credit Corporation borrowing rate-based charge for September is 1.250 percent, unchanged from 1.125 percent in August. The […]

ELS Cotton Competitiveness Payment Rate Is Zero

🕔Aug 10, 2017The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation announced that the competitiveness payment program payment rate in effect from 12:01 a.m., Eastern Time, Friday, August 11, 2017, through midnight, Eastern Time, […]

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