USDA Forecasts 23% Rise in Net Farm Income Due to Govt. Payments Sep 11, 2020

🕔Sep 11, 2020
Net farm income for U.S. producers in 2020 is forecast to rise 23 percent over 2019 figures, growing to about $102.7 billion, according to a report this week from the […]

Webinar: Conservation, Incomes, and Farmland Leasing – Sept. 22 Sep 8, 2020

🕔Sep 8, 2020
Leasing season is again upon us. This webinar will first provide an outlook for setting 2021 leases. Then, attention will turn to conservation and leasing. Many landowners and farmers want […]

USDA Farm Sector Income Forecast Updated for Sept. Sep 3, 2020

🕔Sep 3, 2020
The USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) indicated on Wednesday that, “Net farm income, a broad measure of profits, is forecast to increase $19 billion (22.7 percent) from 2019 to $102.7 billion in 2020. Net cash […]

Midwest Corn, Soybeans: Cost Management Considerations for Harvest Sep 2, 2020

🕔Sep 2, 2020
Combines are the largest cost machinery item on most Midwest grain farms.  As such, periodically evaluating whether owning or out-sourcing combining is prudent, particularly at the point where a combine […]

Facing Farm Financial Stress – The Life Cycle of a Bankruptcy Sep 2, 2020

🕔Sep 2, 2020
Unforgiving weather patterns, trade disputes and low commodity prices have become the perfect storm for financial distress in the agricultural community, with family farm bankruptcies rising 23 percent for the […]

Farmer Sentiment Rebounds, Commodity Prices Rally, Trade Prospects Improve – Ag Barometer Sep 1, 2020

🕔Sep 1, 2020
Farmer sentiment improved markedly in August as the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer rose to a reading of 144, 26 points higher than a month earlier. The improvement in producer sentiment […]

Ag Economy: Farmers Increasingly Turn to Non-Traditional Lenders – Podcast Sep 1, 2020

🕔Sep 1, 2020
A Kansas State University agricultural economist says that non-traditional lenders are becoming a bigger part of doing business in farm country. Jenny Ifft spoke recently at the Risk and Profit […]

Cash Rents Face Pressure from Negative Farmer Capital – DTN Aug 31, 2020

🕔Aug 31, 2020
Cash rent negotiations between farm tenants and landowners will be tough again this fall as farmers face negative cash flows in 2021. Ad hoc federal payments in 2019 and 2020 […]

Ag Economy Highlights – Farm Bankruptcies, Drought, Derecho, and Land Values Aug 12, 2020

🕔Aug 12, 2020
Wall Street Journal writer Jesse Newman reported last week that, “More U.S. farmers are filing for bankruptcy, as federal payments projected to reach record levels this year fall short of compensating for the coronavirus […]

Ag Economy: More Signals for COVID-19 Aid – DTN Jul 21, 2020

🕔Jul 21, 2020
Farm delinquency rates went up and agricultural lending slowed during the height of the coronavirus pandemic lockdown, two economists for the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank detailed in an analysis […]

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