Ag Economy Strong in 1st Half of Fiscal Year – Kansas City Fed Sep 21, 2021

🕔Sep 21, 2021
In an update from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City earlier this month (“Financing of Ag Production Loans Eases Further”), Nathan Kauffman and Ty Kreitman stated that, “Farm debt at commercial banks continued […]

Farm Lending Remains Strong in 2020 – American Bankers Association Report Jul 2, 2021

🕔Jul 2, 2021
A news release this week from the American Bankers Association (ABA) stated that, “Despite the global economic slowdown in 2020 due to COVID-19, total agricultural lending by U.S. farm banks remained strong at $98.6 billion, […]

Farm Debt Declines, Loan Performance Improves – Kansas City Fed Jul 2, 2021

🕔Jul 2, 2021
Last week, Nathan Kauffman and Ty Kreitman, of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, penned an update titled, “Farm Debt Declines Further and Credit Stress Eases,” which noted that, “Agricultural debt at commercial […]

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 […]

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