Seed Corn Costs: Seed Company Financing vs. Traditional Financing Oct 17, 2019

🕔Oct 17, 2019To manage input costs, many producers take advantage of early pay and other discounts offered by input suppliers. Seed and chemicals often have complex pricing, with a range of pre-pay […]

Seed Corn Costs: How Do Discounts Work with Seed Company Financing? Oct 15, 2019

🕔Oct 15, 2019To manage input costs, many producers take advantage of early pay and other discounts offered by input suppliers. Seed and chemicals often have complex pricing, with a range of pre-pay […]

Seed Corn Costs: How Large Are the Discounts? Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019To manage input costs, many producers take advantage of early pay and other discounts offered by input suppliers. Seed and chemicals often have complex pricing, with a range of pre-pay […]

Buying Equipment: Does Dealer Financing Make It Riskier in a Downturn? May 29, 2018

🕔May 29, 2018In a series of recent articles, we show that farmers’ use of implement dealer financing has increased substantially since 2003. Implement dealers currently provide nearly one-third of the agricultural sector’s […]

Dealer Financing: What Are Those Interest Rates You’re Paying? May 17, 2018

🕔May 17, 2018In a previous article, we estimated that implement dealers provided 27% of the agricultural sector’s long term non-real estate debt in 2016 (farmdoc daily, May 9, 2008). This post examines the […]

Farm Equipment Dealers Have Growing Share of Loan Market May 10, 2018

🕔May 10, 2018Farmers rely on external debt capital to finance their capital base, to conduct marketing and production activities, and to provide a valuable source of liquidity in responding to risk. Farmers […]

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