Geoff Cooper hit the ground running as the Renewable Fuels Association's chief executive officer and president.
Business & Inputs
By ending like-kind exchanges for equipment, trade-ins will now be considered as two transactions. While the income implications are offset by generous depreciation rules at the federal level, states haven't followed suit, and that's where taxes could get tricky.
Ag bankers say only a small portion of their customers are in severe financial stress but add there are plenty of unknowns about 2019 that could change the financial picture for many farmers.
All stakeholders need to be involved and work together to tackle water quality challenges, according to speakers at a roundtable discussion at the 2018 Fertilizer Outlook and Technology Conference.
Petroleum interests continue to call on EPA to set ethanol volumes below 10% of the fuel supply.
Farmers will need to adjust their mindset on taxes since some of the biggest changes under 2017 tax reform makes it beneficial to avoid claiming a loss. The first of this three-part series discusses changes to the rules governing net operating losses and how deferred...
As ethanol profit margins hit some of their lowest levels in years, Pennsylvania's governor and a refiner have asked the EPA for an exemption to the Renewable Fuel Standard.
Ag Interest Rate
|DTN Ag Interest Rate Snapshot|
|TODAY||- LAST YEAR|
|CCC Loan Rate||3.125||2.375|
|Real Estate *||4.53||4.24|
|Feeder Livestock *||4.48||4.01|
|Farm Machinery *||5.44||4.14|
|* Federal Reserve's quarterly average|
|effective interest rates at ag banks.|