Money & finance
11:26AM May 17, 2019

Rural Bankers: Farm Loan Defaults to Double from 2017 Levels

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer

For the first time since November, the Rural Mainstreet Index (RMI) fell below growth neutral.

11:48AM May 14, 2019

4 Factors That Could Cause Lower Farmland Values

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer

Despite continued, several factors are pointing to some downward pressure on farmland markets.

05:00AM May 13, 2019

Young Farmers: Your Lender Wants You To Take These 3 Steps

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer

While some farmers are weathering the current economic storm well, others are needing to up their management game and finetune their business analysis. This is especially important for young farmers.

12:02PM May 09, 2019

Midwest and Mid-South: Farmland Values Softer, Cash Rents Up

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer

Farmers continue to face declining farm income in the Midwest and Mid-South regions, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Meanwhile, after holding steady farmland values have edged

09:01AM May 06, 2019

NE Producers Continue To Rebuild Post Flood after Losing Half of Herd

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

While some producers near the Elkhorn River in Scribner Nebraska are in the process of cleaning up. AgDay Betsy Jibben heads to Scribner, Nebraska. She talks with Aaron Lange and

14:32PM May 03, 2019

Nearly Half of Rural Adults Experiencing More Mental Stress

Clinton Griffiths
AgDay Anchor, Executive Producer

The American Farm Bureau released a survey they commissioned on the issue of mental health and nearly half of rural adults say they are personally experiencing more mental health challenges

13:30PM May 02, 2019

By The Numbers: The Farm Bank Landscape

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer

What trends are happening in the ag lending industry now? A few clues are in the recently released Farm Bank Performance Report by the American Bankers Association.