FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Mon Jun 16, 2014 09:43 AM CDT

Ag lenders tell me interest rates depend on many variables and their customers aren't a commodity like Number 2 Yellow Corn. They apply mysterious risk ratings that can add or subtract to your borrowing costs. But rates can also vary by the size of lender, or whether manufacturers want to subsidize credit to sell their products with teaser rates, so it pays to compare rates before you negotiate terms. DTN tracks current rates from a number of ag credit sources and begins expanded coverage on its Farm Finance page this month.

DTN will continue to publish daily benchmarks such as ...

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