Agriculture and the Economy
The Kansas City Fed is a leader on topics related to the agricultural economy within the Federal Reserve System. Our work provides insights on agricultural and rural economies for our seven-state region of the Tenth Federal Reserve District and nationally.
Strength in farm real estate values persisted in the second quarter despite some moderation in the farm economy and higher...
Participants of the 2023 Ag Symposium share their real-life connections to the theme of this year's event, "The Changing...
Find articles summarizing recent developments in agricultural finance and lending.
The quarterly Ag Credit Survey provides current indicators of the financial performance of Tenth District agriculture.
The Kansas City Fed's Agricultural Symposium explores topics of current and emerging significance to agriculture.
Review the latest Ag Bulletin for a summary of ag conditions and additional outlook articles on the ag economy.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City has a long history of focus on the U.S. and global agricultural economy. The Tenth Federal Reserve District, which includes Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Wyoming, northern New Mexico and western Missouri, is strongly connected to agriculture, from farm production and food manufacturing to agricultural banking and finance. Because the industry is vital to the region we serve, the Kansas City Fed is committed to understanding developments in the agricultural economy and gathering perspectives from rural America in order to include them in discussions on the national economy.
Ag Finance Updates
- Production Loans Boost Farm Debt |
- Farmland Values Stay Resilient as Farm Economy Moderates |
- Farm Lending Slows as Interest Rates Rise |
- Farm Loan Performance Remains Solid and Ag Bank Liquidity Improves |
- Credit Conditions and Farmland Values on Solid Footing as Farm Economy Moderates |
- Interest Rates Rise and Farm Lending Softens |
2022 Agricultural Symposium: Help Wanted in Agriculture
The 2022 Agricultural Symposium explored the role of labor in determining the long-term outlook for agriculture.