Ag Credit Survey: “Overall Weaker Conditions” – Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Jan 8, 2020

🕔Jan 8, 2020
Last week, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas released its Agricultural Survey for the Fourth Quarter of 2019. In part, the update stated that, “Bankers responding to the fourth-quarter survey […]

Ag Economy: Conditions Remain Mixed – Beige Book Dec 2, 2019

🕔Dec 2, 2019
Last week, the Federal Reserve Board released its November 2019 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations pertaining […]

Farmland Values, Farm Incomes Decline – Federal Reserve Nov 19, 2019

🕔Nov 19, 2019
Last week, the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City and Minneapolis released updates regarding farm income, farmland values and agricultural credit conditions from the third quarter of 2019.  And earlier […]

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

🕔Nov 15, 2019
Farm 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, 2019
In 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 Economy: Observations from the Federal Reserve Beige Book Oct 21, 2019

🕔Oct 21, 2019
On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its October 2019 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations pertaining […]

Ag Economy: Trade Continues to Hurt Farmers; Direct Payments to Increase Sep 11, 2019

🕔Sep 11, 2019
Last week, the Federal Reserve Board released its August 2019 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations […]

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 […]

Trade War: Counting the Casualties – Minneapolis Fed Aug 9, 2019

🕔Aug 9, 2019
Soybeans, car parts, pork, adhesive films and tapes, combine harvesters, paper towels. These were some of the biggest losers in Ninth District states as exports took a hit earlier this […]

Trump Raises the Stakes on China with Additional Tariff – DTN Aug 2, 2019

🕔Aug 2, 2019
The U.S. will impose an additional 10% tariff on $300 billion in Chinese goods because China has not moved to buy large amounts of agricultural goods, President Donald Trump tweeted […]

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