USDA Lending Rates Unchanged from May Jun 1, 2020

🕔Jun 1, 2020
USDA’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced interest rates for June 2020, which are effective June 1-June 30, 2020. The Commodity Credit Corporation borrowing rate-based charge for June is 0.125 percent, […]

FSA Reminder of Ongoing Disaster Assistance Program Signup May 1, 2020

🕔May 1, 2020
The USDA has started making payments through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program – Plus (WHIP+) to agricultural producers who suffered eligible losses because of drought or excess moisture in […]

USDA Lending Rates Decline from April May 1, 2020

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

Farm Loans – With Interest Rate Cut, Consider Refinancing And Consolidating Mar 16, 2020

🕔Mar 16, 2020
The rush to safer investments amid the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the 10-year Treasury rate down by about a percent over the past few months, providing farmers and ranchers with […]

Farm Lending Declines For 2nd Quarter – Kansas City Fed Jan 22, 2020

🕔Jan 22, 2020
In an update last week from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (“Farm Lending Declines at End of 2019“), Nathan Kauffman stated that, “The volume of agricultural lending at commercial banks […]

Ag Borrowing – Best Approaches When Asking For Money – DTN Dec 2, 2019

🕔Dec 2, 2019
Securing operating loans for the upcoming crop season will bring new challenges for some borrowers, but there are ways to make farm operations more cash-worthy in the eyes of today’s […]

USDA Lending Rates Down from Oct. Nov 1, 2019

🕔Nov 1, 2019
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced interest rates for November 2019, which are effective November 1-November 30, 2019. The Commodity Credit Corporation borrowing rate-based charge for […]

Farm Economy Weak 2Q – Crop Prices, MFP Help – KC Fed Aug 9, 2019

🕔Aug 9, 2019
The Tenth District farm economy remained weak in the second quarter of 2019, but farm income and credit conditions showed some signs of stabilizing. Despite extreme weather and flooding in […]

Ag Economy: Loan Delinquency, Bankruptcy Filings on the Rise Aug 6, 2019

🕔Aug 6, 2019
Recent 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 […]

USDA Farm Loans – Online Tool Aids Decisions Jul 17, 2019

🕔Jul 17, 2019
A new online tool can help farmers and ranchers find information on U.S. Department of Agriculture farm loans that may best fit their operations. USDA has launched the new Farm […]

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