Ag Finance Updates

These articles summarize recent developments in agricultural finance and lending.

Current Updates

Commercial Bank Call Report

Loan Performance Stays Strong as Farm Debt Grows

Farm debt balances at commercial banks grew steadily in the third quarter but loan performance remained strong.

Federal Reserve Ag Credit Surveys

Credit Conditions Strong but Softening

Farm income and credit conditions softened in the third quarter alongside a moderation in the farm economy.

National Survey of Terms of Lending to Farmers

Smaller Operating Loans Slow Lending Activity

Farm lending activity at commercial banks slowed through the first half of 2023 as interest rates continued to push higher.