Track interest rate trends in benchmark rates, farm mortgages, operating credit, farm machinery and feeder loans, based on DTN sources and Federal Reserve surveys of ag banks.
Business & Inputs
The beginning of the upcoming driving season during the Memorial Day weekend comes at a time when ethanol profits have been weak.
Scientists are studying how roots help produce higher yields and better crops.
The number of Renewable Identification Numbers generated in April edged higher for the D3, D4 and D6 nested categories while declining for the D5 and D7 subsets, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
Auction website offers more transparency while linking landowners with would-be renters.
Former Sen. Tom Daschle, D-S.D., says the argument over national fuel economy standards matters to farmers because the fuel-economy fix would require greater levels of higher-octane fuel, which means higher blend levels of ethanol to meet those octane standards.
Thinking about converting your farm to an S corporation? Here are some things to consider first.
Ag Interest Rate
|DTN Ag Interest Rate Snapshot|
|TODAY||- LAST YEAR|
|CCC Loan Rate||3.125||2.000|
|Real Estate *||4.53||4.24|
|Feeder Livestock *||4.48||4.01|
|Farm Machinery *||5.44||4.14|
|* Federal Reserve's quarterly average|
|effective interest rates at ag banks.|