Farm Finances Continue to Weaken, Land Values Stable – Kansas City Fed Nov 15, 2019

🕔Nov 15, 2019Farm credit conditions in the Federal Reserve’s Tenth District continued to deteriorate steadily in the third quarter of 2019. Despite a slight increase in the price of some agricultural commodities […]

Kansas City Fed: Farm Lending Growth Slows, Sector Weakness Persists Oct 23, 2019

🕔Oct 23, 2019In an update last week from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (“Farm Lending Slows but Remains High“) Cortney Cowley and Ty Kreitman stated that, “Growth in farm lending activity […]

Ag Lending on the Rise; Farmland Values Relatively Steady – Kansas City Fed Jul 23, 2019

🕔Jul 23, 2019Nathan Kauffman and Ty Kreitman indicated in a recent update from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (“Large Loans Drive Further Increases in Farm Lending“) that, “Growth in the […]

Farmland Values: Decline on the Horizon? – Fed Reserve May 10, 2019

🕔May 10, 2019In 2018, the spread between returns to farmland owners and benchmark interest rates narrowed to its lowest level in more than a decade in the Tenth Federal Reserve District. At […]

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 […]

Farmland Values Stable For Now but Risks Linger – KC Fed Reserve Feb 15, 2019

🕔Feb 15, 2019Farmland values in the Federal Reserve’s Tenth District held steady in the fourth quarter of 2018 despite risks to ongoing stability. While demand for farmland remained relatively strong across the […]

Ag Economy: Lower Income, Increased Lending, Rising Interest Rates – Kansas City Fed Jan 22, 2019

🕔Jan 22, 2019Nathan Kauffman and Ty Kreitman indicated in a recent update from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (“As Rates Tick Up, Growth in Operating Loans Boosts Farm Lending“) that, “Rounding out a […]

Kansas City Fed: Large-Scale Financing Drives Ag Lending Activity Higher Oct 23, 2018

🕔Oct 23, 2018Nathan Kauffman and Ty Kreitman indicated in a recent update from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (“Large-Scale Financing Drives Ag Lending Activity Higher“) that, “Alongside persistently low agricultural commodity […]

Farm Economy Dip – Soy and Corn Prices – KC Ag Credit Survey Aug 10, 2018

🕔Aug 10, 2018The farm economy in the Federal Reserve’s Tenth District dipped in the second quarter of 2018 alongside a sharp drop in the prices of key agricultural commodities. Agricultural credit conditions […]

Interest Rates in 30-Year Perspective: The Case of U.S. 10-Year Treasury Rates Jun 27, 2018

🕔Jun 27, 2018On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, the Federal Reserve increased the Federal funds rate for the 2nd time in 2018 and 7th time since December 2015.  It also signaled that 2 more hikes […]

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