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Low interest rates help farmers navigate economic challenges

Low interest rates help farmers navigate economic challenges

Interest rates show no signs of stirring higher from their current low levels, and that’s creating a bright spot in an otherwise very tough agricultural economy, according to speakers at the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 2016 Economic Summit.

"Any rate hike movement we see is going to be very slow, and there’s just as much probability of an interest rate cut as an increase," said Charlie Happel,...




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