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  • Ag Interest Rate Snapshot

    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.

  • EIA: Ethanol Stocks Plunged

    Ethanol supply in the United States moved sharply lower in the first week of June.

  • President Donald Trump at a rally last fall in Council Bluffs, Iowa, declared he was going to get E15 approved year-round. The president will travel to an ethanol plant south of Council Bluffs on Tuesday where industry leaders will thank him for EPA completing the E15 rule. (DTN file photo by Todd Neeley)

    Ethanol Thanks Trump for E15

    President Donald Trump will garner a lot of praise in Iowa on Tuesday when he visits an ethanol plant. The president is also expected to hear about continued problems with EPA granting exemptions to small refiners owned by highly profitable oil companies.

  • April US Biodiesel Exports Up From '18

    U.S. biodiesel exports in April were up 70% from a year ago, USDA reported on Thursday. Meanwhile, U.S. exports of ethanol during April 2019 were down 7% from a year ago and DDG exports were down 8% from a year ago.

Ag Interest Rate

DTN Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
as of: 6/18/19 6/18/18
Prime Rate 5.50 5.00
30-Day Libor 2.39 2.08
1-Year Libor 2.29 2.77
10-Yr. Treasury 2.04 2.90
CCC Loan Rate 3.500 3.125
Real Estate * 5.35 4.53
Operating * 5.00 4.64
Feeder Livestock * 5.40 4.48
Farm Machinery * 6.06 5.44
* Federal Reserve's quarterly average
effective interest rates at ag banks.

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