Farm Policy: Farm Bill – Lower Farm Income Persists – Southern Plains Drought

🕔May 18, 2018As the House of Representatives works on passing its version of the Farm Bill this week, a report yesterday from the Kansas City Fed noted that, “bankers in the Tenth […]

Farm Loans: 2017 Was a Near-Record Year, Says USDA

🕔Apr 9, 2018USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) today announced another year of high activity in its farm loan programs. Hard-working farm families across the country accessed nearly $6 billion in new credit, […]

Farm Economy: Land Values, Ag Credit, Lending, and Income

🕔Apr 3, 2018On Monday, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas released its quarterly Agricultural Credit Survey.  Also on Monday, the American Bankers Association highlighted several 2017 farm lending variables in its annual Farm […]

Ag Economy: Land Values, Value of Production, and Number of Farms

🕔Mar 2, 2018Today’s update looks briefly at recent publications from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, and the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.  These reports give additional insight into the state of […]

Federal Reserve: Farm Income Stabilizing but Trade Questions Remain

🕔Jan 11, 2018The outlook for agriculture remains downbeat but is beginning to show signs of stabilization. Despite aggregate measures of farm income being significantly lower than in previous years, the farm income […]

Fed Reserve Bank of Dallas: Crop Loans Down; Renewals and Extensions Up

🕔Jan 5, 2018Earlier this week, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas released its Agricultural Credit Survey for the fourth quarter of 2017. The Fed update indicated that, “Bankers responding to the fourth quarter […]

Farm Income: Slowly Decreasing but Appearing to Stabilize – Kansas City Fed

🕔Nov 10, 2017The farm economy in the Tenth District continued to show signs of stabilizing in the third quarter of 2017, even as financial stress continued to build and income continued to […]

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas: Demand for Ag Loans Decrease for 8th Quarter

🕔Oct 5, 2017Earlier this week, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas released its Agricultural Credit Survey for the third quarter of 2017. The Fed update indicated that, “Demand for agricultural loans overall […]

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

🕔Aug 17, 2017This 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 […]

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

🕔Aug 10, 2017A 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 […]

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