Finance

17 Mar, 2017

What Latest Interest Rate Hike Means for Farm Country

Finance | By: Ashley Davenport

The Federal Reserve fulfilled a widely-expected move, raising its benchmark interest rate on Wednesday.

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15 Mar, 2017

Fed Raises Interest Rates Again

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates this week.

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01 Feb, 2017

Cash is King, When You Have It

Finance | By: Curt Covington

It’s not like dairy producers are printing money at the moment. Those who have been around this industry long enough know it’s just a matter of time before the market turns and dairies start being profitable again.

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23 Dec, 2016

5 Things To Ask Your Tax Expert Before 2016 Ends

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

During your tax appointment, ask questions and mention these five tax tips that just might save you money this year. 

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14 Dec, 2016

Fed Raises Interest Rates Second Time Since 2008

Finance | By: Bloomberg News

Federal Reserve officials raised interest rates for the first time this year and forecast a steeper path for borrowing costs in 2017.

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03 Dec, 2016

Two Farm Economy Indicators To Watch

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Earlier this week, bankers, economists and industry experts met in Chicago to discuss the current farm economy and where it could be headed next.

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29 Nov, 2016

3 Steps to Take Before Making Capital Purchases

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Most dairy producers can think back on a past capital purchase and question whether it was the right choice. Take these steps to keep that from happening.

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17 Nov, 2016

How To Make Lending You Money Easy

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

As dairy farm balance sheets across the country continue to struggle, securing a line of credit could become more difficult in the coming months.

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16 Nov, 2016

Fed Rate Hike Near Certain in Anticipation of Trumponomics

Finance | By: Bloomberg News

Analysts spent early November warning a Trump victory in the U.S. presidential election would make the Federal Reserve less likely to raise interest rates. What happened instead is that it made a December increase a near certainty.

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16 Sep, 2016

Profitability Returns to Three of Four Dairy Budgets [VIDEO]

Finance | By: Jim Dickrell

Higher milk prices and lower feed prices responsible for the turn-around.

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