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Ag Economy: Farmers See Faint Hope for Rebound

Ag Economy: Farmers See Faint Hope for Rebound

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Sep 13, 2017

Cole Epley 
and Barbara Soderlin reported on the front page of the Money section in Friday’s Omaha World-Herald that, “Farmers heading into harvest season have reason to believe the nation’s struggling agriculture economy won’t get much worse. “Still, there is

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FAPRI Baseline Update: A More Nuanced Outlook for Ag Markets

FAPRI Baseline Update: A More Nuanced Outlook for Ag Markets

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

Last month, the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri released its latest baseline update for U.S. agricultural markets. Recall that in its March baseline report, FAPRI indicated that, “The latest analysis of national and global agricultural trends from

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Farm Finances: Visualizing Farm Sector Income, Financial Data

Farm Finances: Visualizing Farm Sector Income, Financial Data

👤By Kevin Patrick, USDA ERS 🕔Apr 14, 2016

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service (ERS) is one of the federal statistical agencies and produces detailed financial estimates and forecasts for the farm sector. This information is contained in the Farm Income and Wealth Statistics data product

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Farm Sector Slowdown Continues, Says Fed Bank Survey

Farm Sector Slowdown Continues, Says Fed Bank Survey

👤By Nathan Kauffman, Cortney Cowley, and Matt Clark, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 🕔Nov 12, 2015

Farm income in the Tenth District dropped in the third quarter, intensifying concerns about farm sector liquidity and credit conditions in the coming months. Bankers generally expected farmers to continue to cut spending on capital and household purchases as a

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