COMMON GROUND BLOG

Find trends and outlooks, education and more on financing rural America from Farm Credit Services of America.

Jun 3, 2019 | Crop Insurance

Planting has progressed. Get the latest on this week’s Crop Progress report.

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Sep 28, 2018 | Country Living Homes

Sail Through Your Country Home Purchase With Our Water and Septic Tips

Our tips for evaluating water sources will help you make a sound decision about your move to the country.

Sep 24, 2018 | Crop Insurance

Combines – and Planters – Rolling

Harvest of corn and soybeans is ahead of average in our service area.

Sep 12, 2018 | Crop Insurance

Whopping Yields: Too Good to be True?

Iowa and Nebraska are among seven states projected to see record high yields for both crops.

Sep 10, 2018 | Crop Insurance

Busheling through 2018: The Difference Yield and Federal MFP Payments Make on Farm Income

What do these scenarios tell us about the potential for profitability?

Sep 5, 2018 | Crop Insurance

Steady as She Goes

Crop conditions continue to favor one of the best harvest on record.

Aug 29, 2018 | Country Living Homes

Secure a Home Loan and Avoid These Five Pitfalls

We have developed the following list to help you maintain or improve your credit worthiness.

Aug 20, 2018 | Crop Insurance

Condition Inches Downward; Reports Not All Rosy

Day one tour results were startling: 100-bu./acre range of estimates.

Aug 15, 2018 |

What Successful Producers are Doing Today

Senior Vice President Bob Campbell on the strategic mindset of top producers.

Aug 14, 2018 | Crop Insurance

Crops Are Rushing to Maturity – and USDA Sees Strong Yields

We have the latest on the progress and condition of corn, bean, wheat and more.

Jul 31, 2018 | Crop Insurance

Early Harvest in the Crosshairs?

We have the latest on weather conditions for the remainder of the growing season.

Jul 27, 2018 | Country Living Homes

How Much House Can You Really Afford?

We have five tips to help you successfully finance a country home that fits both your lifestyle and your budget.

Jul 24, 2018 | Crop Insurance

Crop Development Continues Ahead of Average; Condition Slips

Crop conditions, however, have deteriorated some. This and more in the latest crop progress report.

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