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Economy in the Agriculture Sector

Corn & Soybean Digest Editor Greg Lamp spoke with Jason Henderson, VP and Omaha Branch executive, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas, about the economy and its effects on the agriculture sector while at the Ag Issues Forum just before Commodity Classic in Tampa, FL, this year. He says strong demand and tight supplies have led to record-high crop prices and farmland values are following suit. Henderson says the upturn is caused by three things: spending, lending and investments.