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    February 19th, 2013


    Irrigated Cropland Values Up Sharply Due to Drought

    The Kansas City Federal Reserve issued their latest Agricultural Credit Conditions report for the 4th quarter of 2012.  Due to the widespread drought in their area, irrigated cropland values saw a 13 percent jump in the 4th quarter alone and up 30% for the year.  Cash rental rates for irrigated cropland also surged more than […]

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    January 20th, 2013


    KC Fed Reports Drought-Reduced Income Boost Farm Loans

    The Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank just released their third quarter Agricultural Credit Conditions report.  The report indicated that the drought caused lower farm income for the quarter which caused farmers to increase their farm operating loans.  Capital spending plummeted in the quarter.  This could have been caused by the drought or perhaps the lower […]

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