Two bills introduced in the United States Senate this week seek to make flood control a priority in the Missouri River Basin.
Business & Inputs
We compiled a review of the research on late-planting decisions, from hybrid maturity changes, to the risks of "mudding in" corn and switching crops.
Many Midwest fields have blown past the 4- to 6-inch weed-height control recommendation. Now what?
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.
Taking a quick gauge of business acumen can help producers identify areas to improve in while also helping lenders assess risk.
U.S. ethanol producers received a bit of good news this week, as the European Union Commission canceled an anti-dumping duty in place on U.S. imports since 2013.
The last big year for prevented-planting claims was 2013. While this year's cold, wet spring may be comparable, the price guarantees for all crops are lower and protection levels for corn have changed. It's going to be a tougher call to...
Ag Interest Rate
|DTN Ag Interest Rate Snapshot|
|TODAY||- LAST YEAR|
|CCC Loan Rate||3.500||3.125|
|Real Estate *||5.35||4.53|
|Feeder Livestock *||5.40||4.48|
|Farm Machinery *||6.06||5.44|
|* Federal Reserve's quarterly average|
|effective interest rates at ag banks.|