Eroding Farmer Liquidity Concerns Ag Lenders – DTN Nov 19, 2019

🕔Nov 19, 2019
A majority of farms remain profitable. However, their profit margins are smaller than in recent years, and bankers are growing more concerned about their customers’ liquidity. According to a survey […]

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

🕔May 10, 2019
In 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 […]

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

🕔Aug 10, 2018
The 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 […]

Farm Loan Interest Rates Edge Higher – Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City May 8, 2018

🕔May 8, 2018
Section A: First Quarter Survey of Terms of Lending to Farmers Interest rates on most types of farm loans continued to increase in the first quarter. Following modest increases in […]

Farm Income: Slowly Decreasing but Appearing to Stabilize – Kansas City Fed Nov 10, 2017

🕔Nov 10, 2017
The farm economy in the Tenth District continued to show signs of stabilizing in the third quarter of 2017, even as financial stress continued to build and income continued to […]

Farm Economy Still Struggling, Says Federal Reserve – DTN Aug 28, 2017

🕔Aug 28, 2017
The U.S. and global economies are stronger, but the sluggish farm economy is starting to draw a little more attention from the Federal Reserve. Nathan Kauffman, an assistant vice president […]

Farming: Leaner Profits Drive Farm Loans – Not Equipment Purchases Jan 30, 2015

🕔Jan 30, 2015
Reduced profits in the crop sector persisted in the fourth quarter of 2014, leading to a sharp rise in farm-sector borrowing and a slight decline in cropland values. A near-record […]

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