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  1. Top Ag News
    Grain Storage to be Costly with Additional Interest Rate Hike

    Another interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve last week marks the ninth consecutive rate increase in an attempt to curb inflation. […]

    March 27, 2023
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    Expect Higher Interest Rates for the Next Several Years

    Farm profitability will be checked by the highest interest rates seen in years, according to Farmdoc daily. U.S. farmers should expect higher […]

    January 6, 2023
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    Access to Credit Essential for New and Beginning Farmers

    The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago hosted the annual Midwest Agriculture Conference in November 2022. The event theme was Confronting Barrier to […]

    January 4, 2023
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    Grain Marketing Strategies to Consider as Interest Rates Rise

    For farmers, there are two clear impacts of rising interest rates: 1) It will cost more to borrow money, and 2) agricultural […]

    September 26, 2022
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    Farmland Values Could Decline Amidst Fed-Hiked Interest Rates

    A new report by the KC Federal Reserve showed farmland values have trended at- or near-record highs across most of the U.S. […]

    May 25, 2022
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    Fed: Ag Sector Recovery Well Underway

    The Federal Reserve Beige Book is published eight times each year and is intended to show changes in economic conditions over time […]

    March 5, 2021
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    Strongest farm outlook in years’ — ag lenders

    Though the temperatures have been freezing, the farm income landscape is red-hot right now, driven by high commodity prices and the lasting […]

    February 16, 2021
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    Watch Cash Rents for General Farmland Direction

    With recent headlines about the health of the farmland market as commodity prices continue to climb, economists are taking a deeper dive […]

    February 15, 2021
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    Farmland Values Surge on Crop Revenue Potential, Interest Rates

    The value of farmland was one of the agricultural line items that was relatively unscathed by the tumult of the last 12 […]

    February 12, 2021
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    Economist: Interest Rates Won’t Rise for Two Years

    Good news: Interest rates are basically at zero right now. Even better news: That’s likely to remain the case through early 2023 […]

    January 27, 2021