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LATEST NEWS FROM PROFIT CENTER

10:31AM Jul 31, 2019

3 Factors Affecting Farm Financial Stability

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer
The lending needs of farmers continues to increase, and the health of those loans is showing signs of deterioration, according to a recent report from the Kansas City Federal Reserve.
12:30PM Jul 22, 2019

Farmers Earn More From YouTube Than Their Crops

Bloomberg
Wire Service
It’s a sign of the times when farmers make more money advocating for the industry on social media than actually farming.
09:12AM Jul 19, 2019

Rural Bankers Report Steady, But Slight, Economic Growth

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer
For the seventh time in eight months the rural economy has shown above-neutral growth.
14:22PM Jul 17, 2019

New Partners Want To Fill “Lending Void” In Agriculture

Rhonda Brooks
AgWeb Contributor
A new partnership plans to address what is being described as a “lending void in agriculture.”
10:40AM Jul 15, 2019

Working Capital is Dissolving: Here’s What to Know

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer
What should be your No. 1 priority for your balance sheet? “Working capital,” says David Kohl, professor emeritus of agricultural finance at Virginia Tech University.
09:51AM Jul 12, 2019

Selling Land to Reduce Debt? Consider an Opportunity Zone Fund

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer
In today’s low-income farm environment, many farmers would like to sell land to pay down debt but also want to defer paying capital gains taxes.
14:47PM Jul 11, 2019

Fed Leader Signals Interest Rate Cut Likely

Marjorie Kulba
AgWeb Contributor
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is signaling the Fed is likely to cut interest rates later this month, for the first time in a decade.