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  1. Top Ag News
    Interest Rates, Inflation Remain Biggest Pressures on Producers

    High interest rates and continually climbing inflation means farmers are feeling financial pressure. High commodity prices could provide some relief, but due […]

    June 3, 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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    Farmland Values Keep Increasing: Iowa Up 29%

    Iowa farmland value has increased 29% since last year, according to the latest annual land value survey from Iowa State University’s Center […]

    December 16, 2021
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    Iowa Farmland Prices Shoot Higher on Grain Markets, Interest Rates

    Farmland values in Iowa — a marketplace commonly watched as an indicator of overall Midwestern ag financial health — have surged by 8% […]

    April 7, 2021
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    2021 Outlook Friendly for Crop Input Providers, Supply Cooperatives

    Improving grain markets, last year’s federal payments to farmers and projections for massive corn and soybean crops this year have been a […]

    March 17, 2021
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    Farm Sector Debt Continues to Climb — Economists

    Though grain prices have rebounded in the last few months, the long-term trend stretching back to the early 1990s of increasing nominal […]

    February 23, 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
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    Leveraging Bullish Prices and Interest Rates to Manage Costs

    Rising corn and soybean prices are contributing to improving revenue prospects for row crop farmers. When it comes to managing costs and […]

    January 14, 2021
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    Economist Optimistic About Post-COVID Ag Recovery in 2021

    It won’t be a huge rush to prosperity for many in agriculture in the new year, but variables are lining up to […]

    December 28, 2020