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Illinois Farm Income Hurt by Negative Cash Rent Returns Since 2014

Illinois Farm Income Hurt by Negative Cash Rent Returns Since 2014

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Aug 23, 2017

In recent years, many farmers have had positive incomes. However, cash rented farmland may not have been contributing to those positive net incomes. At average cash rent levels, cash rented farmland has reduced farmer net incomes in 2014 and 2015.

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Webinar – Outlook for Crop Farm Income, Cash Rents, Farmland Prices, and Ag Credit, Sept. 1

Webinar – Outlook for Crop Farm Income, Cash Rents, Farmland Prices, and Ag Credit, Sept. 1

👤From University of Illinois 🕔Aug 17, 2017

This presentation will cover farm income estimates for 2017 based on current projections of prices, yields, and ARC-CO payments. Forecasts will be made on 2018 cash rents and farmland prices based on a survey of Illinois Society of Professional Farm

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Illinois: Forecast of 2017 Net Income on Grain Farms

Illinois: Forecast of 2017 Net Income on Grain Farms

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Aug 16, 2017

Net incomes on Illinois grain farms are forecast for 2017 using recently released yield estimates by U.S.D.A. (see Crop Production and 2017 prices projected by University of Illinois economists during an August 11, 2017 webinar). Forecast 2017 net incomes are down from 2016

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Arkansas: Whole Farm Analysis with Crop Enterprise Budgets – August 2017

Arkansas: Whole Farm Analysis with Crop Enterprise Budgets – August 2017

👤By Archie Flanders, University of Arkansas Ag Economist 🕔Aug 15, 2017

Whole farm budget analysis is an extended application of crop enterprise budget methodology. Crop enterprise budgets with per acre costs and returns are expanded to a whole farm analysis by applying county-level aggregate yield data to represent a case study

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Midwest Ag Economy – Overview of Fed Reserve Ag Credit Surveys

Midwest Ag Economy – Overview of Fed Reserve Ag Credit Surveys

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Aug 11, 2017

On Thursday, the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago, St. Louis and Kansas City each released updates regarding farm income, farmland values and agricultural credit conditions from the second quarter of this year.  Today’s update provides a brief overview of yesterday’s

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Farm Economy Softens Further, But Shows Signs of Stabilizing – Fed Reserve

Farm Economy Softens Further, But Shows Signs of Stabilizing – Fed Reserve

👤By Nathan Kauffman and Matt Clark, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 🕔Aug 10, 2017

A prolonged downturn in the agricultural economy continued in the second quarter of 2017, but recent data suggest conditions in the farm sector may be stabilizing. Although farm income and farm real estate values continued to decline, and credit conditions

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USDA Updates Provide Snapshot of Farm Economy Variables

USDA Updates Provide Snapshot of Farm Economy Variables

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Aug 8, 2017

Last week, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released three important updates that provide current insight into the state of the U.S. agricultural economy.  The releases focused on land values, cash rents, and production expenditures. Meanwhile, USDA’s Economic Research Service

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Farm Lending Steady, but Risks Remain – Fed Reserve of Kansas City

Farm Lending Steady, but Risks Remain – Fed Reserve of Kansas City

👤By Nathan Kauffman and Matt Clark, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 🕔Jul 18, 2017

Agricultural lending at commercial banks was steady in the second quarter, but risks in the farm sector continued to weigh on loan growth and credit conditions. The volume of non-real estate farm loans increased only slightly from a year ago

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Illinois: Modest Income Levels Projected for Grain Farms in 2017

Illinois: Modest Income Levels Projected for Grain Farms in 2017

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔Jun 2, 2017

Listen to MP3 podcast In recent weeks, soybean prices have decreased, causing prospects for 2017 net incomes to decrease as well. At current fall-time delivery prices and trend yields, 2017 net incomes on grain farms would be near $25,000 per

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Kansas Net Farm Income Rebounds, but Ag Economy Continues to Slump

Kansas Net Farm Income Rebounds, but Ag Economy Continues to Slump

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔May 24, 2017

Kansas average net farm income rebounded somewhat last year to $43,161 from a dismal stretch the previous year when income fell to $6,744 – the lowest in 30 years. The improvement in 2016 was supported by higher crop yields and

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