Southern landowners, states and USDA partner to restore valuable timber forests.
Business & Inputs
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday finalized three rule changes to the Endangered Species Act.
Ethanol and agriculture industries move on from what one official called a "body blow" to hear that President Donald Trump ordered the issuance of the latest round of small-refinery waivers.
With the ethanol industry struggling, the CEO of the American Coalition for Ethanol called on producers to look for ways to improve ethanol demand.
Ethanol supply in the United States returned to the upside after a one week decline, rising for the sixth time in seven weeks while domestic plant production continued higher.
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.
The EPA approved 31 of 38 small-refinery exemptions for 2018, announcing the action late Friday.
Ag Interest Rate
|DTN Ag Interest Rate Snapshot|
|TODAY||- LAST YEAR|
|CCC Loan Rate||3.125||3.125|
|Real Estate *||6.53||4.53|
|Feeder Livestock *||5.23||4.48|
|Farm Machinery *||5.90||5.44|
|* Federal Reserve's quarterly average|
|effective interest rates at ag banks.|