USDA To Provide $350 Million To Farm Loan Borrowers Facing Financial Risk Aug 14, 2023

    🕔Aug 14, 2023
    WASHINGTON, – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced it will begin providing additional, automatic financial assistance for qualifying guaranteed Farm Loan Programs (FLP) borrowers who are facing financial […]

    Higher Interest Rates Cool Farm Lending Aug 4, 2023

    🕔Aug 4, 2023
    In a new report from the KC Federal Reserve Bank, the first half of 2023 saw farm lending activity at commercial banks slow. For the second quarter in a row, […]

    Farm Lending Slows as Interest Rates Rise Jul 13, 2023

    🕔Jul 13, 2023
    Farm lending activity at commercial banks slowed through the first half of 2023 as interest rates continued to push higher. The volume of non-real estate farm loans at commercial banks […]

    Rising Cost of Credit Impacting Farmers Nov 28, 2022

    🕔Nov 28, 2022
    Earlier this week, Reuters writers P.j. Huffstutter and Bianca Flowers reported that, “Montana farmer Sarah Degn had big plans to invest the healthy profits she gleaned for her soybeans and wheat this year into upgrading her […]

    USDA Announces October Ag Lending Rates Oct 3, 2022

    🕔Oct 3, 2022
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced loan interest rates for October 2022, which are effective Oct. 3, 2022. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) loans provide important access to capital to […]

    Federal Reserve Ag Credit Surveys – Farmland Values Continued to Rise in 2nd Quarter Aug 12, 2022

    🕔Aug 12, 2022
    On Thursday, the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago, Kansas City and Minneapolis released updates regarding farm income, farmland values and agricultural credit conditions from the second quarter of 2022. Federal Reserve Bank […]

    Ag Economy: U.S. Agriculture Sees Hike in Nontraditional Loans May 17, 2022

    🕔May 17, 2022
    Jenny Ifft has a keen eye for the changing landscape in agricultural finance. An agricultural economist at Kansas State University, Ifft is watching as nontraditional forms of lending slowly gain […]

    Ag Economy: Strong 2021, Smaller Loans Limit Ag Lending – Kansas City Fed Jan 20, 2022

    🕔Jan 20, 2022
    In an update last week from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, “Smaller Loans Limit Agricultural Lending,” Nathan Kauffman and Ty Kreitman stated that, “Smaller sized loans limited agricultural lending activity at the […]

    Ag Economy: Strong 4th Quarter Sparks Drop in Operating Loans – DTN Jan 15, 2022

    🕔Jan 15, 2022
    Overall good economic conditions in agriculture led to the lowest non-real estate agriculture lending at commercial banks in the fourth quarter of 2021 in nearly a decade, according to a […]

    Ag Economy Strong in 1st Half of Fiscal Year – Kansas City Fed Sep 21, 2021

    🕔Sep 21, 2021
    In an update from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City earlier this month (“Financing of Ag Production Loans Eases Further”), Nathan Kauffman and Ty Kreitman stated that, “Farm debt at commercial banks continued […]


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