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  • Commerce: Subsidies Unfair

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Thursday (11/9) announced affirmative final determinations in the countervailing duty investigations of imports of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia.

  • Ethanol Stocks, Blending Demand Ease

    The U.S. Energy Information Administration released a weekly report midmorning Wednesday, Nov. 8, showing decreases for U.S. ethanol inventory and blending demand while plant production rose again during the...

  • Diamond Green Diesel Eyes Expansion

    Valero Energy Corporation and Darling Ingredients Inc. on Tuesday announced that in anticipation of growing demand for renewable diesel due to the Renewable Fuel Standard and global low carbon markets, the...

  • Average per acre sales prices in this month’s Landwatch column range from a low of $1,109 to a high of $12,545. (Progressive Farmer photo by The Progressive Farmer)

    Farmland Sales Report

    Multiple buyers bid one Ohio farm up to per-acre prices ranging from $7,000 to $12,545.

  • RFA: US Ethanol Exports Down

    The United States exported 86.4 million gallons of fuel ethanol in September, down 16% from August shipments, according to an analysis of government data by the Renewable Fuels Association.

  • EIA: Ethanol Stocks, Output Rise

    The U.S. Energy Information Administration released a weekly report Wednesday, Nov. 1, showing increases for U.S. ethanol inventory, plant production and blending demand during the week-ended Oct. 27.

  • Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, received one of the lowest ratings of presidential candidates when it came to their stances on ethanol. (Photo by Chris Clayton)

    Oil Turns the Tables on RFS

    A group of United States senators from oil-producing states are attempting to replicate the success lawmakers from ethanol-producing states had on the Renewable Fuel Standard.

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt reiterated the agency's support for the Renewable Fuel Standard, in a letter to seven Midwest United States senators. (DTN file photo by Greg Horstmeier)

    EPA Backs off RFS Changes

    After a flurry of opposition to proposed changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt tried to calm the waters by changing course.

  • Iowa's governor talked to both President Donald Trump and the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday regarding concerns about the Renewable Fuel Standard. (DTN file photo by Todd Neeley)

    RFS Politics Ignite

    Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said during a news conference on Wednesday afternoon that she received commitments from both President Donald Trump and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to...

  • Average per acre sales prices in this month’s Landwatch column range from a low of $604 to a high of $12,444.

    Landwatch

    Iowa cropland is still pulling big numbers, as shown in a recent 155-acre sale in Buena Vista County.

  • EIA: Ethanol Stocks Flat

    The Energy Information Administration released a mixed weekly report Thursday morning.

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Ag Interest Rate

DTN Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
TODAY - LAST YEAR
as of: 11/24/17 11/24/16
BENCHMARKS
Prime Rate 4.25 3.50
30-Day Libor 1.31 0.58
1-Year Libor 1.93 1.63
10-Yr. Treasury 2.34 2.36
CCC Loan Rate 2.375 1.625
Real Estate * 4.33 4.24
Operating * 4.45 4.50
Feeder Livestock * 4.67 4.01
Farm Machinery * 5.16 4.14
* Federal Reserve's quarterly average
effective interest rates at ag banks.

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