Ag Economy: Strong 4th Quarter Sparks Drop in Operating Loans – DTN Jan 15, 2022

🕔Jan 15, 2022
Overall good economic conditions in agriculture led to the lowest non-real estate agriculture lending at commercial banks in the fourth quarter of 2021 in nearly a decade, according to a […]

Ag Economy: Generally Strong, Livestock Loan Demand Grew in 3rd Quarter – Kansas City Fed Oct 27, 2021

🕔Oct 27, 2021
In an update from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City earlier this month (“Larger Livestock Loans Boost Farm Lending“), Nathan Kauffman and Ty Kreitman stated that, “Demand for livestock loans […]

Ag Economy Strong in 1st Half of Fiscal Year – Kansas City Fed Sep 21, 2021

🕔Sep 21, 2021
In an update from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City earlier this month (“Financing of Ag Production Loans Eases Further”), Nathan Kauffman and Ty Kreitman stated that, “Farm debt at commercial banks continued […]

USDA Announces Aug. Lending Rates Aug 3, 2021

🕔Aug 3, 2021
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced loan interest rates for August 2021, which are effective August 2. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) loans provide important access to capital to help […]

Peanuts: USDA Announces 2021 Crop Loan Rates Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced 2021 crop loan rates for four types of peanuts. The rates take effect August 1, 2021, the beginning of the peanut crop year. […]

Kansas City Fed: Outlook for Ag Economy in 2021 Remains Strong Jul 27, 2021

🕔Jul 27, 2021
In an update late last week from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (“Interest Rates for Operating Loans Rise Slightly From All-Time Lows“), Nathan Kauffman and Ty Kreitman pointed out that, “Interest rates […]

USDA Announces July 2021 Lending Rates Jul 3, 2021

🕔Jul 3, 2021
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced loan interest rates for July 2021, which are effective July 1. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) loans provide important access to capital to help […]

Farm Lending Remains Strong in 2020 – American Bankers Association Report Jul 2, 2021

🕔Jul 2, 2021
A news release this week from the American Bankers Association (ABA) stated that, “Despite the global economic slowdown in 2020 due to COVID-19, total agricultural lending by U.S. farm banks remained strong at $98.6 billion, […]

Farm Debt Declines, Loan Performance Improves – Kansas City Fed Jul 2, 2021

🕔Jul 2, 2021
Last week, Nathan Kauffman and Ty Kreitman, of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, penned an update titled, “Farm Debt Declines Further and Credit Stress Eases,” which noted that, “Agricultural debt at commercial […]

USDA Announces June Lending Rates for Ag Producers Jun 1, 2021

🕔Jun 1, 2021
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced loan interest rates for June 2021, which are effective June 1. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) loans provide important access to capital […]

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