Operating loans growing alongside input costs; Kansas City Fed weighs in

Farm lending activity accelerated in the first quarter of 2022 due to a significant increase in the size of operating loans. With the recent surge in input costs, the volume of loans has also increased sharply from a year ago.

Nate Kauffman with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City spoke with RFD-TV’s own Suzanne Alexander on the factors driving this trend, if it will continue, and farmland values.


USDA debt relief legislation would help farmers unable to get regular loans

Update on 2022 farmland market trends

Farm debt at banks stabilizing; farmland values expected to stay firm