Ag Banking

The Import of Exports

In an uncertain trade policy environment, agricultural lenders and producers prepare for difficult times on the farm.

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Farm Credit Watch: Frontier Communications Should Repay All of Its CoBank Loan

By Bert Ely In the June 2015 Farm Credit Watch, I reported that Frontier Communications Corp. had entered into a $350 million “credit agreement” with CoBank to partially finance Frontier’s $2 billion acquisition of AT&T’s wireline business in Connecticut. Frontier is an investor-owned, Nasdaq-listed telecommunications company with $24.7 billion of assets at March 31, 2018; it is hardly a local ...

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