Klinefelter: By the Numbers
Danny Klinefelter DTN Farm Business Advisor
Mon Jun 3, 2013 04:06 PM CDT

Interest rates peaked 30 years ago and have been on a long-term hiatus ever since. Now this cheap credit era for borrowers could be coming to an end. In fact, just the hint that the Federal Reserve might cut back on its $3 trillion infusion into U.S. money markets helped interest rates on benchmark 10-year Treasuries finish at 2.1% in May, up from 1.65% earlier in the month.

Where commercial farmers find their credit and how much they pay for it could be a much higher priority for capital-intensive businesses as rates normalize. In my last article, I explained "Why ...

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