LATEST NEWS FROM PROFIT CENTER

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11:36AM Jun 23, 2020

Net Farm Income Would Have Been at 2009 Levels Without Gov. Payments

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

Producers who have faced price declines and additional marketing costs due to COVID-19 are continuing to receive financial support through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP).

11:36AM Jun 22, 2020

Avoid These Family Compensation Traps

Katie James
AgWeb Contributor

How and what you pay your family is a sensitive subject, here’s how to keep everyone on the same page.

Rural Mainstreet Index
14:10PM Jun 18, 2020

Rural Economy Shows Weak Signs of Improvement

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer

Weak commodity prices, high unemployment and ongoing uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are weighing heavily on the U.S. rural economy.

09:50AM Jun 17, 2020

Nearly $3 Billion In Assistance Has Gone to Farmers with CFAP So Far

AgDay TV
AgWeb Contributor

USDA rolled out the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) with $16 billion in aid to farmers. So far, it's estimated nearly $3 billion in assistance has gone out with direct

11:04AM Jun 04, 2020

Off-farm Income: A 2020 Ag Economic Wildcard

Maureen Hanson
AgWeb Contributor

Nearly all U.S. farms depend on some off-farm income each year.

07:30AM May 19, 2020

Midwest Farmland Values Steady as Credit Conditions Weaken

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer

You can find both good news and bad news in the latest report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

13:58PM May 18, 2020

9 Ag Economic Insights for the Great Plains

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer

The outlook for the agricultural economy is turning more pessimistic, according to a recent report from the Kansas City Federal Reserve.