Agricultural Income and Finance


Subject: Agricultural Income and Finance
Date: Sun, 27 Jul 1997 16:26:22 -0400 (EDT)

Agricultural Income and Finance
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Agricultural Income and Finance is an electronic version of the print
newsletter of the same title published four times a year by the Economic
Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.

Agricultural Income and Finance looks at farm income, profitability,
government payments, production expenses, debts and assets, and other
areas of farm finance.

Recent Contents:

Lender Overview
Lenders Benefit from farm Sector Economic Performance
Lenders' Financial Performance Strong
Farmers' Use of Repayment Capacity Rises
Agricultural Interest Rates
Interest Rates on Farm Loans Declined in 1996
Agricultural Lender Situation
Agricultural Banks Remain Highly Profitable
Small Agricultural Banks Are the Biggest Farm Lenders
Farm Credit System Loan Volume, Profits, and Loss Reserves Rise
Districts' Performance Varies Amid Strong Farm Credit System
Life Insurance Company Farm Loan Portfolios Financially Healthy
Legislation Reshapes Farm Service Agency Credit Programs
Farmer Mac
Farmer Mac Recapitalizes
Farmland Value Trends and Agricultural Lenders
Rising Farmland Values Help Farm Lenders and Farmers Holding
Real-Estate-Backed Farm Loans
Agricultural Tax Developments
Tax Legislation Improves Farmers' Financial Position and Access to
Conclusions: Credit Demand and Supply
Demand for Farm Credit Expands in 1996
Farm Lenders Provide Adequate Credit Supply
Special Articles
Agricultural and Agriculture-Related Lending by the Small Business
The Farm Service Agency's Limited Resource Interest Rate Program in the
List of Tables
Appendix Tables


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Original posting date: 
Saturday, August 2, 1997
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