Previously, the articles below collectively formed the Agricultural Finance Databook. The articles are now posted separately as data for each section become available in order to provide more timely updates on agricultural finance. 


Fewer New Loans to Farmers

By Ty Kreitman and Cortney Cowley
January 13, 2021

Fewer new loans to farmers continued to drive a pullback in agricultural lending activity.

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Ag Banks Trim Farm Lending

By Ty Kreitman and Cortney Cowley
December 04, 2020

Farm loans outstanding at commercial banks declined in the third quarter and non-performing loans edged slightly higher.

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Ag Credit Conditions Recover in the Third Quarter

By Cortney Cowley and Ty Kreitman
November 24, 2020

Farm income and loan repayments rates recovered from sharp declines in the second quarter, and demand for credit softened according to Federal Reserve District Ag Credit Surveys.

Latest Ag Credit Survey Data:
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The information previously reported in sections A, B and C of the Agricultural Finance Databook is now reported in a disaggregated form. Data from each of the three sources are available with each corresponding release and select variables from each of the sections (A, B and C) of the Agricultural Finance Databook have been discontinued. Archived data from the Ag Finance Databook can be found here: Historical Data | Tables | About | Archive