Joe Nichols didn't figure on a pandemic when he scheduled a sale to reduce his farm equipment inventory, but the show will still go on for this Kentucky farmer.
Business & Inputs
Several different farm organizations and more than 80 congressmen have questioned the Small Business Administration rules that would prevent farms and ranches from applying for a disaster loan with the agency even though the loan program was broadened under the...
Some farmers whose businesses provided produce to restaurants have seen sales plummet while others try to figure out how typically crowded weekend farmers markets are going to work under social distancing and crowd restrictions caused by the coronavirus. Some farmers...
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 quietly announced the next steps on the small-refinery exemptions program following recent court action.
USDA announced Thursday more than 3.4 million acres will go into the Conservation Reserve Program, which is allowed to go up to 24.5 million acres this year.
One of the nation's largest ethanol companies has temporarily stopped production at two of its plants in response to falling gasoline demand from the COVID-19 outbreak.
Ag Interest Rate
|DTN Ag Interest Rate Snapshot|
|TODAY||- LAST YEAR|
|CCC Loan Rate||2.500||3.500|
|Real Estate *||4.34||5.59|
|Feeder Livestock *||5.06||4.80|
|Farm Machinery *||5.31||5.89|
|* Federal Reserve's quarterly average|
|effective interest rates at ag banks.|