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Jul
18
2014

Farm Credit Serving the Needs of Rural America 98 Years Later

Today we begin our 99th year since Congress established the network of borrower-owned lending institutions known as the Farm Credit System. During that time, each Farm Credit institution has remained focused on accomplishing the mission set forth in our charter: to serve agriculture and rural America. Read More

Jul
17
2014

On Its 98th Anniversary Farm Credit Says #Thanksfor98

Today marks Farm Credit’s 98th anniversary and we want you to help us celebrate! Nearly 100 years after the U.S. Congress established Farm Credit to serve as a reliable source of credit for the nation’s farmers and ranchers, the network of borrower-owned lending institutions and specialized service organizations remains a sound and vital resource for rural America. Read More

Jul
08
2014

Farm Credit Basics: The Importance of Credit Rating Agencies

From Michelin stars to Angie’s list grades, consumers seek independent, third party ratings of the products and services they buy. Fitch, Moody’s, and S&P are considered the big three credit rating agencies, and together hold 95% of the credit rating market. The agencies’ ratings provide insight for investors, helping them make educated decisions about the financial securities they purchase. Read More

Jul
03
2014

Farm to Flagpole: Independence Day 2014

In honor of Independence Day, millions of U.S. flags are being displayed on homes and businesses, in lawns and on flagpoles. Some of these flags are plastic, some polyester or rayon, but a great number are made from U.S.-grown cotton, produced by dedicated cotton farmers in 17 states, including families like the Fanns and the Parkers. Read More

Jul
02
2014

Ag News Roundup: June 2014

June was National Dairy Month and dairy was in the headlines. The new Dairy Margin Protection Program included in the 2014 Farm Bill will set price benchmarks and establish a safety net for participating producers. Program signup begins later this summer, though the USDA is still finalizing program implementation. Meanwhile, consumers are facing higher milk prices at the store, a situation the industry expects to continue with prices plateauing in 2014. A CoBank report released in June outlined the significant drop in U.S. milk consumption, which may also be contributing to higher prices through supply and demand pressures in the market. Read More

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