A traditional look at farm loans, delinquencies and bankruptcies suggests no real crisis in rural America, but people who work with stressed farmers say their workloads are getting a lot heavier because more farmers need help making...
Business & Inputs
Young farmer Brian Martin doesn't believe he has to settle for the soils his family has farmed for three generations.
To make big soil improvements, these brothers had to think small.
The EPA on Thursday announced an additional five small-refinery exemptions to the Renewable Fuel Standard, raising the total approved for 2016 and 2017 to 53.
Domestic ethanol inventories eased from the highest level in almost a year during the week ended March 8, while net refiner and blender inputs, a measure for ethanol demand, moved 2.9% higher in line with seasonal demand.
The EPA on Tuesday released a proposal to allow year-round E15 sales and to reform the biofuel credits market.
From no-till pioneer to modern-day high-tech, this family incorporates new ideas to build soil health and a strong farming future.
Ag Interest Rate
|DTN Ag Interest Rate Snapshot|
|TODAY||- LAST YEAR|
|CCC Loan Rate||3.625||2.875|
|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.|