The Kansas City Fed's quarterly Survey of Agricultural Credit Conditions provides current indicators of the financial performance of Tenth District agriculture. The accumulated results also help trace longer term trends. The survey panel consists of about one-third (360) of the Tenth Federal District's agricultural banks selected according to geographic distribution and size.

Farm Income and Land Values Soften Further
May 15, 2014

Tighter profit margins for crop producers were a drag on Tenth District farm income in the first quarter of 2014 despite improved profitability in the livestock sector. Low corn and soybean prices, combined with relatively high input costs, tempered farm income and cropland values as spring planting approached. In addition, winter wheat growers were concerned that poor yields would limit profits despite a rally in wheat prices.

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Banker Comments from the Tenth District
May 15, 2014

Read comments from Bankers across the Tenth District.