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The House Agriculture Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on the Farm Credit Administration (FCA). The proposed hearing date is Wednesday, Dec. 2. The purpose of the hearing will be to examine the performance of the FCA as the FCS’s regulator.

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The Senate is scheduled to vote this week on the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (S.754), an ABA-supported bill that would strengthen the ability of the public and private sectors to share critical cyber threat information without compromising customer privacy.

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ABA today announced that John Blanchfield, who was SVP for agricultural and rural banking at ABA for 25 years before retiring in January, will be honored with the first annual Blanchfield Award.

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Terry Barta, vice president for ag lending at the Peoples Bank in Smith Center, Kan., has been named the winner of the 2015 Bruning Award for lifetime achievement in agricultural banking, ABA announced today. Barta will receive the award at the ABA National Agricultural Bankers Conference in Kansas City, Mo., on Oct. 27.

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To help address the pending shortage of rural property appraisers — and the implications for agricultural and commercial credit in rural communities — ABA’s Center for Agricultural and Rural Banking and ABA’s Commercial Real Estate Committee convened a meeting yesterday of key stakeholders from the banking industry, federal government, appraisal industry and others.

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