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Good News: Farmers Markets Transcend the Urban/Rural Divide

Good News: Farmers Markets Transcend the Urban/Rural Divide

By Alex Canepa, Farmers Market Coalition - Tuesday, February 7, 2017

No matter how you voted on election day, chances are you’ve read a headline like this: “Election Highlights a Growing Rural/Urban Divide.” In all the post-election hubbub, media outlets from the New York Times to Fox News agreed on one thing—there's a distinct divide between urban and rural Americans. Read More »

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 Supports Small Agricultural Businesses

Farm Credit Supports Small Agricultural Businesses

By Karen Macdonald - Monday, December 5, 2016

The last weekend in November, shoppers across America showed their support for small businesses during Small Business Saturday, an annual event to help recognize and strengthen small businesses, integral to many local economies. Launched by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday has received recognition from President Barack Obama, and participation from thousands of businesses and millions of consumers. 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 »