Have Land Values and Cash Rents Finally Stabilized?

The Federal Reserve branch located in St. Louis representing the 8th Federal Reserve District, recently published the results of its quarterly survey on agricultural credit conditions and general financial status for the 2nd quarter of 2014. Quality Farm Land: Overall, … Continue reading

Agricultural Loans and Interest Rates 2014

The St. Louis branch of the Federal Reserve publishes quarterly reports on financial conditions pertaining to agriculture in the 8th federal reserve district which includes the northern half of Mississippi and the Delta Region.  Surveys from around the region show … Continue reading

Growth in Overall Farm Wealth Expected to Slow in 2014

The latest forecast from the USDA Economic Research Service predicts a slowdown in the growth of overall farm wealth in 2014.  Expectations are that overall farm debt will increase 2.3% while farm assets are expected to rise 2.4% yielding a … Continue reading