FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Thu Aug 21, 2014 07:35 AM CDT

DTN Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
TODAY - LAST YEAR
as of: 8/21/2014 8/21/13
BENCHMARKS
Prime Rate 3.25 3.25
30-Day Libor 0.16 0.18
1-Year Libor 0.56 0.67
10-Yr. Treasury 2.43 2.83
CCC Loan Rate 1.125 1.125
Real Estate * 4.33 4.24
Operating * 4.10 4.50
Feeder Livestock * 4.31 4.01
Farm Machinery * 4.62 4.14
* Federal Reserve's quarterly average
effective interest rates at ag banks.

Longer-term rates remain slightly above year ago levels since the Federal Reserve announced its gradual withdrawal of mortgage-backed security purchases.

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