A Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City survey found agricultural credit conditions stronger in the third quarter than a year earlier in the seven states that make up its district.

Loan demand was up and outpaced the supply of funds, boosting the average loan-to-deposit ratio to 63.8%-the highest since first quarter 1980.

For the latest survey, officers at 350 banks in Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Wyoming were interviewed.

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