Liquidity Concerns Grow

Bankers Worry About Liquidity as Farmers Adjust to Lean Times

Katie Micik Dehlinger
By  Katie Dehlinger , Farm Business Editor
Liquidity and farm income topped the ABA/Farmer Mac survey of bankers' worries. Uncertainties about trade and weather climbed up the list, while more traditional concerns, like rental rates and labor, slipped lower. (Chart courtesy of ABA)
Agricultural lenders say they're growing more concerned about working capital on the farm as profit margins continue to be squeezed. They're also hearing more from their customers about alternative income streams, with hemp and solar energy production topping...

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