Farmers say changes in tax laws turned their once-beneficial C corporations upside down, and now they're getting out. But without careful planning and expertise, converting to an S corporation or other structure can result in a hefty...
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Minor County, South Dakota, farmer Arlen Foster filed a lawsuit challenging USDA's Swampbuster Act.
Rural and agricultural land prices continue strong, as demand outpaces supply in most areas.
In a move that has set off alarm in farm groups, President Joe Biden's tax plan eliminates stepped-up basis for inherited assets beyond $1 million per individual or $2 million per couple. The White House states its proposal would not affect inherited family farms or small...
Representatives from the seed industry have stepped in to work with state regulators and EPA on potential cleanup plans for the AltEn ethanal plant in Mead, Nebraska. The site has millions of gallons of contaminated wastewater in ponds...
The Biden administration on Thursday released some principles and goals on its plan to conserve 30% of U.S. land and water under an initiative called "America the Beautiful." Pushing back on critics, the White House plan heavily stresses...
Energy Information Administration data show domestic ethanol inventories moved off a 25-week low, rising for the first time in six weeks as production of the fuel reached multi-week highs.
Ag Interest Rate
|DTN Ag Interest Rate Snapshot|
|TODAY||- LAST YEAR|
|CCC Loan Rate||1.125||1.125|
|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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