Business & Inputs


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Family Business Matters

Family members who participate in the business because they feel a great desire to contribute do far better than those who return because they have no other plans. (Progressive Farmer photo by Jim Patrico)

Ag Interest Rate

DTN Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
as of: 1/23/19 1/23/18
Prime Rate 5.50 4.50
30-Day Libor 2.52 1.56
1-Year Libor 3.04 2.23
10-Yr. Treasury 2.77 2.63
CCC Loan Rate 3.125 2.625
Real Estate * 4.63 4.24
Operating * 5.06 4.50
Feeder Livestock * 5.14 4.01
Farm Machinery * 5.21 4.14
* Federal Reserve's quarterly average
effective interest rates at ag banks.

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