Ag Economy: Loan Delinquency, Bankruptcy Filings on the Rise

🕔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 […]

Farm Finances in Bad Shape? Come Clean, Communicate Now – DTN

🕔Jul 31, 2019Farmers facing financial distress are better off not kicking the can down the road, experts on farm finances said during a webinar Tuesday. Donald L. Swanson, an attorney with Omaha-based […]

Family Farmer Relief Act of 2019 – Debt Limit Would Increase

🕔May 9, 2019The 2019 financial outlook for U.S. farmers growing corn, soybeans and wheat appears reluctant to improve, says Bryon Parman, North Dakota State University Extension agricultural finance specialist. Farmers currently face […]

Ag Economy: Diminished Optimism in the Corn Belt

🕔Apr 1, 2019Flooding and gloomy price prospects for corn and soybeans are diminishing optimism in the Corn Belt as spring planting nears.  Recent news articles continue to discuss the ongoing negative impacts […]

Cash Rent: Commodity Prices Tumble – Time to Negotiate 2019 – DTN

🕔Aug 20, 2018Land values are holding steady despite the tumble in commodity prices, and the good news is that’s propping up equity in farm country, allowing sufficient collateral for land-owning operators to […]

Boersen Farms: How Not to Handle Your Debt – DTN

🕔Sep 26, 2017Zeeland, Michigan,-based Boersen Farms is set to either restructure its debt or file for bankruptcy, according to a motion filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of […]

Bankruptcy – Corn Slump And Boersen’s Spiral – Not Too Big To Fail – DTN

🕔Sep 1, 2017When Zeeland, Michigan-based Boersen Farms Inc. bought the bulk of Stamp Farms LLC’s land-lease agreements and other assets in what was considered one of the largest farm bankruptcies ever in […]

Ethanol: U.S. Creditors Have No Choice in Abengoa SA’s Bankruptcy – DTN

🕔Apr 28, 2016Creditors in the U.S. will have to recognize Abengoa SA’s standstill agreement struck in Spain with creditors and bondholders giving the company until Oct. 28, 2016, to reorganize its debts, […]

Mid-South Ag, Environmental Law Conference, Memphis, April 22

🕔Apr 5, 2016Handling agricultural bankruptcies, federal wetland regulations and a keynote about ag trade with Cuba are all part of the third annual Mid-South Ag and Environmental Law Conference on April 22 […]

Ethanol: Grain Creditors Fight Bankrupt Abengoa $41M Financing – DTN

🕔Mar 24, 2016A group of Nebraska grain providers to Abengoa Bioenergy ethanol plants is not happy with the recent court approval of $41 million of financing the company obtained as part of […]

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