Previously, the articles below collectively formed the Agricultural Finance Databook. Going forward, these articles will be posted separately as data for each section become available in order to provide more timely updates on agricultural finance. The Agricultural Finance Databook will be discontinued.


Third Quarter National Survey of Terms of Lending to Farmers

By Cortney Cowley and Ty Kreitman
October 22, 2020

A slower pace of farm financing activity continued in the third quarter.


Second Quarter Commercial Bank Call Report

October 02, 2020

Farm debt at commercial banks contracted in the second quarter of 2020 following a recent trend of slower agricultural lending activity.


Second Quarter Federal Reserve District Ag Credit Surveys

October 06, 2020

Despite a range of policy actions to support farmers, farm income and agricultural credit conditions remained weak in the second quarter alongside disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Latest Ag Finance Data

October 22, 2020

Historical Data

The information currently reported in sections A, B and C of the Agricultural Finance Databook will be reported in a disaggregated form beginning with the release of data for Q3 Commercial Bank Call Report, Q3 Federal Reserve Surveys of Ag Credit Conditions and Q4 Survey of Terms of Lending to Farmers. Data from each of the three sources will be available with each corresponding release and select variables from each of the sections (A, B and C) of the Agricultural Finance Databook will be discontinued. The current Tables and Historical Data will be discontinued and archived.​