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
Synata Bio, Inc., based in Warrenville, Illinois, made the highest bid at auction for Abengoa's cellulosic ethanol plant in Hugoton, Kansas.
Total ethanol stockpiles, plant production and blending demand in the United States all declined during the week-ended Nov. 25.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office said the Renewable Fuel Standard is not meeting its goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Lower rates are in the works, but some favorite tax features may be sacrificed to help foot the bill.
The Iowa congressional delegation has asked President-elect Donald Trump to take action to end the waters of the United States rule within his first few days in office.
An expected increase in gasoline consumption was the driving factor in EPA's increase of corn ethanol volumes in the Renewable Fuel Standard.
Ag Interest Rate
|DTN Ag Interest Rate Snapshot|
|TODAY||- LAST YEAR|
|CCC Loan Rate||1.750||1.375|
|Real Estate *||4.06||4.24|
|Feeder Livestock *||3.96||4.01|
|Farm Machinery *||4.79||4.14|
|* Federal Reserve's quarterly average|
|effective interest rates at ag banks.|
The Federal Reserve’s December 2015 decision to gradually lift short-term interest rates has already hiked key rates on farm loans.