Illinois: Grain Farm Income Projections After Recent Price Declines

🕔Jul 11, 2018In recent weeks, cash corn prices have declined by $.50 per bushel and soybean prices by $1.80 per bushel, resulting in much lower 2018 income expectations.  Crop revenue and returns […]

Illinois Farm Business: 5-Year Income Projections for Grain Farms

🕔Jun 27, 2018Five-year financial projections for Illinois grain farms suggests continued low farm incomes, given that yields are at trend levels with corn prices near $3.60 per bushel and soybean prices ranging […]

Farm Bill: Senate Ag Committee Approved 5-Year Farm Bill – DTN

🕔Jun 14, 2018The Senate Agriculture Committee on Wednesday approved a five-year farm bill. The bipartisan vote was 20-1 with only Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, opposed to the bill until he gets a […]

Kansas: Net Farm Income Climbs, Still Far Below 3 Years Ago – Podcast

🕔Jun 7, 2018Kansas net farm income rose in 2017 for the second straight year, thanks in part to stronger livestock prices, but was still less than half what it was just three […]

Farm Policy: Fed Reserve Ag Economy – More Loans, Higher Interest

🕔Jun 1, 2018On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its May 2018 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations pertaining […]

Farm Policy: Farm Bill – Lower Farm Income Persists – Southern Plains Drought

🕔May 18, 2018As the House of Representatives works on passing its version of the Farm Bill this week, a report yesterday from the Kansas City Fed noted that, “bankers in the Tenth […]

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 […]

Webinar: Ag Net Income Situation for Property Tax Calculations, May 16

🕔May 9, 2018Dr. Allen Featherstone will discuss the process for calculating the landlord net income for property tax computations and provide information with regards to when agricultural landlord net income may begin […]

Farm Loan Interest Rates Edge Higher – Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

🕔May 8, 2018Section A: First Quarter Survey of Terms of Lending to Farmers Interest rates on most types of farm loans continued to increase in the first quarter. Following modest increases in […]

Farm Economy: Land Values, Ag Credit, Lending, and Income

🕔Apr 3, 2018On Monday, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas released its quarterly Agricultural Credit Survey.  Also on Monday, the American Bankers Association highlighted several 2017 farm lending variables in its annual Farm […]

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