farm income

State News
1:33 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

Deere earnings streak is over

After setting 15 quarterly earnings records in a row, the streak is over for Deere and Company. Wednesday, it reported second quarter profits declined 4% to $981 million. Earnings per share totaled $2.65 compared to $2.76 last year. Worldwide sales dropped nine percent to $9.9 billion from February through April.

Read more
State News
7:13 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Value of farmland on the rise

Even though farm income saw a marginal increase between the second quarters of 2012 and 2013, there continued to be a rapid rise in the value of farmland, according to a new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis which surveyed agricultural banks in parts of seven Midwestern states, including Missouri and Illinois. 

Read more