Farm Income, Loan Repayments Down; Farmland Values Mostly Steady – Federal Reserve

🕔Nov 20, 2018Last week, the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City, and Minneapolis released updates regarding farm income, farmland values and agricultural credit conditions from the third quarter of 2018. Today’s […]

Decline in Farm Income Slows but Persists – Fed Reserve Bank, Kansas City

🕔May 18, 2018Farm income and credit conditions continued to weaken in the first quarter of 2018, but at a slower pace than in previous quarters. According to the Tenth District Survey of […]

Ag Economy: Federal Reserve April 2018 Beige Book Report

🕔Apr 20, 2018On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its April 2018 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations […]

Texas: Farm Bill Discussions Highlight Ag Forum Meeting

🕔Feb 5, 2018Farm economy experts at the recent Ag Forum in Austin told attendees to expect much debate on the shaping of a new farm bill that will most likely be written […]

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 Economy In The Midwest: Still A Balancing Act

🕔Dec 22, 2017The Agricultural Economics Department at Purdue University recently released its annual outlook report that contained 12 specific articles looking at various aspects of the U.S. agricultural economy.  This post highlights key points from the […]

Farm Income Declines in 3rd Quarter, Bankers More Optimistic for 4th – St. Louis Fed

🕔Nov 14, 2017According to the latest survey of agricultural bankers in the Eighth Federal Reserve District, farm income declined during the third quarter of 2017 compared with a year earlier. Bankers were […]

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 […]

Farm Lending Stabilizes, but Bank Liquidity Tightening 3Q – Fed Reserve Bank of Kansas City

🕔Oct 20, 2017Lending at agricultural banks appeared to stabilize in the third quarter of 2017, but risks in the sector have remained alongside a persistently weak agricultural economy. After declining in the […]

Farm Policy: Lawmakers Offer Perspective on the Farm Bill

🕔Aug 29, 2017Today’s update continues the focus on news items highlighting the attention Representatives and Senators placed on Farm Bill issues during the August recess.  As lawmakers get set to return to […]

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