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

🕔Dec 2, 2019Securing 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, 2019The 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, 2019The 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, 2019Recent 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, 2019A 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 […]

Ag Banks Make Adjustments – Kansas City Fed May 6, 2019

🕔May 6, 2019An update last month from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (“Ag Banks Make Adjustments as Lending Remains Elevated,” by Cortney Cowley and Ty Kreitman) stated that, “According to the National Survey […]

Ag Lending: Farmland Loans Half of Total Ag Debt Apr 30, 2019

🕔Apr 30, 2019Last week, the American Bankers Association (ABA) released its annual Farm Bank Performance Report.  Today’s update includes several highlights from the ABA update. The ABA report indicated that, “The U.S. […]

Cotton: USDA Announces 2019 Loan Rate Differentials Apr 16, 2019

🕔Apr 16, 2019USDA’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the 2019-crop loan rate differentials for upland and extra-long staple cotton. The differentials, also referred to as loan rate premiums and discounts, have been […]

USDA Farm Loans – Higher Limits Now Available Apr 12, 2019

🕔Apr 12, 2019Higher limits are now available for borrowers interested in USDA’s farm loans, which help agricultural producers purchase farms or cover operating expenses. The 2018 Farm Bill increased the amount that […]

Farmers Can Now Manage USDA Farm Loans Online Apr 10, 2019

🕔Apr 10, 2019Do you have farm loans through USDA? If so, USDA’s Farm Service Agency has launched a new feature that enables you to login to view farm loan information, history, and […]

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