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Farm Credit Perspectives: Farm Land Values

By Doug Stark - Monday, May 27, 2013

The past year has seen farm land values continue to rise throughout most of the AgriBank District, although the sharp increasing trend is leveling off, especially in the first quarter of 2013. Dramatic increases in some states have made headlines, and a few are asking if agriculture is facing a land value bubble. Read More »

Wide-Ranging Price Expectations for the New Crop Year

By CoBank Knowledge Exchange Staff - Sunday, April 28, 2013

Agricultural markets are now vacillating between the reality of current low stocks and expectations of abundant future supplies due to record South American harvests and the potential for bumper U.S. harvests in the fall. As a result, price expectations for the new crop year are unusually wide ranging. Here are a few key findings from the Subpar Economic Growth, Drought Relief, and Upbeat Crop Prospects. report found in the latest issue of CoBank's Quarterly U.S. Rural Economic Review for Q1-2013: Read More »

AgStar Report Gives Heads-Up to Grain Farmers

By Olga Zvinyatskovskaya - Thursday, April 11, 2013

A recent grain industry update report from AgStar underscores how domestic and global trends impact American producers. Read More »

FCSAmerica Study: Crop Insurance Preserves 20,000 Jobs Across Four States in Wake of 2012 Drought

By Mike Barrett, SVP Insurance, FCSAmerica - Sunday, March 10, 2013

Farm Credit Services of America is a customer-owned financial cooperative with nearly $20 billion in assets and more than $3 billion in members' equity. Part of the Farm Credit System, FCSAmerica is one of the region's leading providers of credit and insurance services to farmers, ranchers, agribusiness and rural residents in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. Read More »