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 […]

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 […]

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 Temporarily Suspends Debt Collections, Foreclosures for Distressed Borrowers Jan 27, 2021

🕔Jan 27, 2021
Due to the national public health emergency caused by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the temporary suspension of past-due debt collections and foreclosures for […]

USDA Lending Rates Unchanged from Nov. Dec 1, 2020

🕔Dec 1, 2020
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced interest rates for December 2020, which are effective December 1-December 31, 2020. The Commodity Credit Corporation borrowing rate-based charge for […]

Kansas City Fed: Farm Lending Remained Muted in 3rd Quarter Oct 30, 2020

🕔Oct 30, 2020
In an update last week from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (“Ag Lending Update: Fewer Loans Issued to Farmers Limit Lending Activity“), Cortney Cowley and Ty Kreitman stated that, “Farm lending remained […]

USDA Offers Annual Installment Deferral Option for Farm Storage Facility Loan Borrowers Aug 6, 2020

🕔Aug 6, 2020
To assist Farm Storage Facility Loan (FSFL) borrowers experiencing financial hardship from the pandemic and other challenges in production agriculture, USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is offering a one-time annual […]

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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