Although President Donald Trump's administration and some Midwest lawmakers are urging oil and ethanol interests to have meetings of the minds to hash out Renewable Fuel Standard differences, one biofuels organization leader remains...
Business & Inputs
Language added to the new tax law in December to help boost farmer cooperatives could end up causing farmers to deliver their grain and other commodities largely to cooperatives, at the expense of private grain companies.
Average per acre sales prices in this month's Landwatch column range from a low of $1,161 to a high of $8,667.
U.S. exports of ethanol, biodiesel and distillers grains during November 2017 were down from the previous year, according to USDA.
Farmland is an investment and a business asset, but it's also personal history and emotion. Additionally, land purchased as an investment may not necessarily be good for the businesses' cash-flow.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration reported on Thursday, Jan. 4, a big build for U.S. fuel ethanol inventories while domestic plant production and blending demand declined during the week-ended Dec. 29.
Farmers could see some tax benefits by giving grain to charities rather than writing a check. But they also need to watch how equipment trade-ins could affect taxes, especially on the state and local level after Congress eliminated...
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Ag Interest Rate
|DTN Ag Interest Rate Snapshot|
|TODAY||- LAST YEAR|
|CCC Loan Rate||2.625||1.875|
|Real Estate *||4.83||4.24|
|Feeder Livestock *||4.51||4.01|
|Farm Machinery *||5.55||4.14|
|* Federal Reserve's quarterly average|
|effective interest rates at ag banks.|