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 […]

USDA Announces May Lending Rates May 3, 2021

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

Ag Economy: Reduced Demand for Farm Loans in 1st Quarter Apr 27, 2021

🕔Apr 27, 2021
In an update earlier this month from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (“Farm Lending Remains Muted in Early 2021“), Nathan Kauffman and Ty Kreitman stated that, “Farm loan demand remained muted at […]

Cotton: USDA Announces 2021 Loan Rate Differentials Apr 15, 2021

🕔Apr 15, 2021
The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the 2021-crop loan rate differentials for upland and extra-long staple cotton, which are applied to the crop loan rate to determine the per […]

USDA Announces April 2021 Lending Rates Apr 1, 2021

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

Arguments for Raising Minimum Wage, Commodity Loan Rates Greatly Overlap – Commentary Mar 3, 2021

🕔Mar 3, 2021
One of the more contentious elements of the Biden $1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus plan, besides its sheer size, is raising the minimum wage for all covered, nonexempt workers from its […]

USDA Announces March 2021 Lending Rates Mar 1, 2021

🕔Mar 1, 2021
The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced loan interest rates for March 2021, which are effective March 1. Operating and Ownership Loans The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) offers farm […]

New Paycheck Protection Program Rules for Farmers – DTN Feb 19, 2021

🕔Feb 19, 2021
Farmers largely missed out on the first round of Paycheck Protection Program loans, but a change in how calculations are made for farmers could result in more substantial payments. The […]

Kansas City Fed: “Pullback” in New Farm Loans Continues Feb 2, 2021

🕔Feb 2, 2021
A recent report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (“Ag Lending Update: Fewer New Loans to Farmers,” by Ty Kreitman and Cortney Cowley) stated that, “Lending activity at commercial banks continued to slow in […]

USDA Lending Rates for February Feb 1, 2021

🕔Feb 1, 2021
The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced loan interest rates for February 2021, which are effective February 1. Operating and Ownership Loans FSA offers farm ownership and operating loans with […]

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