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.
Ag banks could see higher net interest margins if supply chain disruptions drive up farm costs or interest rates rise.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which began in February 2022, has caused broad disruptions in global commodity markets. Kansas...
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.
2022 Agricultural Symposium: Help Wanted in Agriculture
The 2022 Agricultural Symposium explored the role of labor in determining the long-term outlook for agriculture.