February 18, 2021
Understanding the Five C’s of Credit
Purdue University agricultural economist Brady Brewer is joined by Purdue agricultural economist Michael Langemeier to discuss credit underwriting and the criteria financial institutions use to determine eligibility of an applicant in this episode of the Purdue Commercial AgCast. Character, capital, capacity, collateral, and conditions are the five Cs of credit used in credit underwriting. These metrics are used for credit ratings to quantify and decide eligibility, interest rates and credit limits of borrowers. This episode focuses on what credit analyst means for farmers, how each of the 5 Cs are measured, and how farms can use this information for their gain and to manage risk.
Two outstanding farms in south-central Indiana will host visitors wanting to learn about farm and crop management on July 11th for the Purdue University Farm Management Tour. The Indiana Master Farmer reception and panel discussion will follow.Read More