Finance

07 Aug, 2017

Food Prices Highest Since 2014

Finance | By: Mike Opperman

Higher-priced dairy products are part of the reason, mostly due to higher butter prices

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17 Jul, 2017

Going Big to Better Serve Producers

Finance | By: Mike Opperman

Merger turns three Farm Credit organizations into Compeer Financial.

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29 Jun, 2017

Making Practical Use of a Feed Loan

Finance | By: Curt Covington

Use it for what it’s intended and pay it off early.

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22 Jun, 2017

Interest Rate Takes Second Jump

Finance | By: Mike Opperman

Short term loans and credit lines will be affected

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26 May, 2017

Weak Dollar Helps Dairy

Finance | By: Ashley Davenport

But interest rate hike is on the horizon

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22 May, 2017

How Likely is $11 Milk?

Finance | By: Mike Opperman

98% of producers enrolled in MPP are at $4 level, protecting against a catastrophic price drop

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15 Apr, 2017

Give ‘Em a Break!

Finance | By: Curt Covington

Your banker carries a huge burden of keeping you and their regulator happy.

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10 Apr, 2017

"Liquidity Crisis" Looming for Some Farmers

Finance | By: Maureen Hanson

While the dairy industry just weathered a brutal storm, all of production agriculture could be facing headwinds in the next few years.

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29 Mar, 2017

Chinese Dairy Nearly Crashed Banks After Stocks Plunged

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Amid rumors of fraud and false reporting, Chinese dairy company Huishan Dairy saw stock prices fall between 85-90% on Friday.

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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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