According to the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), 3,185 businesses in the “Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers” (NAICS classification 423820) received a total of $637.77 million in 2020 PPP loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Agricultural credit conditions in the Kansas City Fed’s Tenth District deteriorated at a slightly faster pace at the onset of developments related to COVID-19. The survey for the first quarter of 2020, distributed in mid-March, indicated a larger decline in farm income and loan repayment rates than in recent quarters.
A few weeks ago. Dr. Allan Gray wrote about his predictions for the aftermath of the current global pandemic in the food and agribusiness world in a blog titled, Potential Learning and Changes for a Post-COVID-19 Food and Agribusiness Industry. How do we move forward, learning to create a stronger, more resilient food and agribusiness industry?
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In this episode of On The Record, we examine Deere’s Population of 20-Store Dealers On the Rise. In the Technology Corner, we take a look at Carbon Robotics Developing New “Thinning” Function for LaserWeeder. Also in this episode: AGCO & Kubota Sign Right to Repair MOUs, Deere Reports Rising Large Ag Price Realization - Lower Production Costs and Dealers’ Most Pressing Concerns.