Business & Inputs


  • US Ethanol Inventories Rise 2nd Week

    Domestic ethanol inventories rose a second week as of July 23 as output, though again lower, remained above 1 million barrels per day (bpd) for an 11th straight week -- the longest stretch in over a year.

  • The Chateau Boswell Winery burns as the Glass Fire moves through the area on Sept. 27, 2020, in St. Helena, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Ag Weather Forum

    Fires such as the Bootleg Fire in Oregon, which has burnt more than 409,600 acres as of July 26, continue to create all sorts of havoc. Raging fires are leaving some California wineries with no insurance.

  • EIA: Ethanol Blending Down Again

    Energy Information Administration data show domestic ethanol inventories held higher, rising to a 21-week high amid further decline in blending demand.

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Ag Interest Rate

DTN Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
as of: 8/3/21 8/3/20
Prime Rate 3.25 3.25
30-Day Libor 0.09 0.15
1-Year Libor 0.23 0.45
10-Yr. Treasury 1.17 0.56
CCC Loan Rate 1.125 1.125
Real Estate * 3.94 4.72
Operating * 4.10 5.09
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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