Ag Economy: Jan. Observations from the Federal Reserve – Beige Book Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its January 2021 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations pertaining […]

Ag Economy: Banks Trim Farm Lending – Federal Reserve Dec 9, 2020

🕔Dec 9, 2020
Third Quarter Commercial Bank Call Report Data Agricultural loan balances at commercial banks continued to decrease in the third quarter, according to Call Report data. Most of the recent decrease […]

Drought Risk to the Ag Sector – Federal Reserve Dec 9, 2020

🕔Dec 9, 2020
Drought is a perennial and long-term risk that can negatively affect the farm economy through lower yields, loss of crops, reduced farm revenues, and lower sales for farm suppliers. As […]

Ag Economy: Nov. Observations from the Federal Reserve Dec 4, 2020

🕔Dec 4, 2020
On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its November 2020 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations pertaining to the […]

Kansas City Fed: Farm Lending Remained Muted in 3rd Quarter Oct 30, 2020

🕔Oct 30, 2020
In an update last week from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (“Ag Lending Update: Fewer Loans Issued to Farmers Limit Lending Activity“), Cortney Cowley and Ty Kreitman stated that, “Farm lending remained […]

Ag Economy: Federal Reserve Observations from Oct. – Beige Book Oct 22, 2020

🕔Oct 22, 2020
On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its October 2020 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations pertaining to the […]

Ag Economy: Conditions Remain Weak with Some Improvements – Federal Reserve Beige Book Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its August 2020 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations pertaining to the […]

Ag Economy: 2nd Quarter Federal Reserve Credit Surveys Aug 19, 2020

🕔Aug 19, 2020
On Thursday, the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago and Kansas City released updates regarding farm income, farmland values and agricultural credit conditions from the second quarter of 2020. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago […]

Ag Economy: Farmers Face Increasing Financial Pressure from COVID-19 – DTN Aug 7, 2020

🕔Aug 7, 2020
As agriculture continues to grapple with the fallout from the COVID-19 economic shutdown, recent reports suggest the industry will see financial pressure for the remainder of 2020. The number of […]

Ag Financing Activity Slowed in 2nd Quarter – Kansas City Fed Jul 22, 2020

🕔Jul 22, 2020
In an update last week from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (“Agricultural Lending Consistently Slower“), Nathan Kauffman and Ty Kreitman stated that, “Agricultural financing activity slowed in the second quarter, according to […]

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