At $4.58 and $11.87 per bushel, the spring crop insurance guarantees provide farmers the best price protection since 2014 for corn and 2013 for soybeans.
Business & Inputs
A farmer-owned cooperative on Friday filed a brief with the Supreme Court in an upcoming case that could determine the fate of the small-refinery exemption program.
The U.S. House Agriculture Committee on Thursday held a marathon online hearing looking at climate change with a focus on the viability of USDA using funds from the annual $30 billion provided to USDA under the Commodity Credit Corp...
Refining companies that lost an appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit are filing an opening brief with the Supreme Court.
With Iowa's former governor returning as Agriculture secretary, the Iowa congressional delegation wants USDA to include custom cattle feeders in any new changes for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). Some aid payments under the program that were approved...
A letter signed by all major commodity groups, the Farm Credit Council and numerous agribusinesses argues SBA misinterpreted Congressional intent when it excluded farming partnerships and LLCs from a new calculation geared toward...
Domestic ethanol inventories dropped 6.2% in the week ended Feb. 19 as a better-than-25% slide in production due to weather-related issues more than offset weaker demand for the fuel, according to the latest data from the Energy Information Administration.
Ag Interest Rate
|DTN Ag Interest Rate Snapshot|
|TODAY||- LAST YEAR|
|CCC Loan Rate||1.125||2.500|
|Real Estate *||3.94||4.72|
|Feeder Livestock *||4.31||5.05|
|Farm Machinery *||4.88||5.57|
|* Federal Reserve's quarterly average|
|effective interest rates at ag banks.|
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