Ag Borrowing – Best Approaches When Asking For Money – DTN Dec 2, 2019

🕔Dec 2, 2019Securing operating loans for the upcoming crop season will bring new challenges for some borrowers, but there are ways to make farm operations more cash-worthy in the eyes of today’s […]

USDA Lending Rates Down from Oct. Nov 1, 2019

🕔Nov 1, 2019The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced interest rates for November 2019, which are effective November 1-November 30, 2019. The Commodity Credit Corporation borrowing rate-based charge for […]

Rabo AgriFinance Designs Industry’s 1st Organic Transition Loan Offering Oct 24, 2019

🕔Oct 24, 2019Rabo AgriFinance has announced a new loan product that can make it more financially viable for farmers to seek organic certification on all or part of their crop operations. With […]

Farm Economy Weak 2Q – Crop Prices, MFP Help – KC Fed Aug 9, 2019

🕔Aug 9, 2019The Tenth District farm economy remained weak in the second quarter of 2019, but farm income and credit conditions showed some signs of stabilizing. Despite extreme weather and flooding in […]

Ag Economy: Loan Delinquency, Bankruptcy Filings on the Rise Aug 6, 2019

🕔Aug 6, 2019Recent news items have highlighted variables associated with the agricultural economy, including: loan repayment rates, debt levels, bankruptcy filings and agricultural production expenses.  Today’s update includes a brief recap of […]

USDA Farm Loans – Online Tool Aids Decisions Jul 17, 2019

🕔Jul 17, 2019A new online tool can help farmers and ranchers find information on U.S. Department of Agriculture farm loans that may best fit their operations. USDA has launched the new Farm […]

USDA Lending Rates Decline from June Jul 1, 2019

🕔Jul 1, 2019USDA’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced interest rates for July 2019, which are effective July 1-July 31, 2019. The Commodity Credit Corporation borrowing rate-based charge for July is 2.125 percent, […]

USDA Lending Rates Unchanged from May Jun 3, 2019

🕔Jun 3, 2019The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced interest rates for June 2019, which are effective June 1-June 30, 2019. The Commodity Credit Corporation borrowing rate-based charge for […]

Ag Banks Make Adjustments – Kansas City Fed May 6, 2019

🕔May 6, 2019An update last month from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (“Ag Banks Make Adjustments as Lending Remains Elevated,” by Cortney Cowley and Ty Kreitman) stated that, “According to the National Survey […]

Ag Lending: Farmland Loans Half of Total Ag Debt Apr 30, 2019

🕔Apr 30, 2019Last week, the American Bankers Association (ABA) released its annual Farm Bank Performance Report.  Today’s update includes several highlights from the ABA update. The ABA report indicated that, “The U.S. […]

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