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Farm Credit Experts Speak with Executive Women in Agriculture

Farm Credit Experts Speak with Executive Women in Agriculture

By Karen Macdonald - Monday, February 6, 2017

Changes in the agricultural sector are affecting the value of agricultural assets—land, equipment and grain inventories—that show up on farmers’ balance sheets, and will have an impact on owners’ equity and working capital. Read More »

Farm Credit Briefs Congress on Credit Conditions and 2017 Outlook

Farm Credit Briefs Congress on Credit Conditions and 2017 Outlook

By Karen Macdonald - Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Farm Credit System officials yesterday briefed Congress and farm and rural interest groups on credit conditions in agriculture and rural communities. Briefings were held for staff of the House and Senate agriculture committees and a wide range of commodity, farm and rural interest groups. Read More »

Farm Credit History: Financing the Harvest, Funding Farm Credit

Farm Credit History: Financing the Harvest, Funding Farm Credit

By History Associates - Wednesday, December 10, 2014

As the autumn harvest draws to a close, America’s farmers are inevitably reminded of the literal truth behind the axiom “you reap what you sow.” For nearly 100 years, Farm Credit has sown low-cost loans that have yielded the world’s greatest agricultural economy. Yet, getting these loans to farmers is no small process. It has taken many dedicated individuals—and years of changes—to fund the Farm Credit System. Read More »

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Cooperative Month: Agriculture Co-ops Contribute to Economic Growth

By Olga Zvinyatskovskaya - Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Across the country, more than 3,000 agricultural cooperatives represent approximately two million farming, ranching and fishery producers. These cooperatives are successful businesses owned by the agricultural producers who are also their members and customers, and they also touch millions of American consumers’ lives every day. Did you know that popular brands like Welch’s, Ocean Spray, Sunkist and Blue Diamond are all cooperative organizations that process, market and distribute products made from the crops raised by their farmer-owners? Read More »