The American Bankers Association has announced the recipients of both the Bruning and Blanchfield Awards, the association’s premier awards presented for contributions to ag banking.
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Beth Ford, president and CEO of Land O’Lakes — the nation’s third-largest agricultural cooperative — will be a keynote speaker at ABA’s National Agricultural Bankers Conference, Nov. 11-14 in Omaha, Neb.
On Aug.1, Farm Credit Mid-America (MidAm), the second largest FCS association, announced at a PGA Tour event that it was rebranding its consumer lending division.
The United States Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications from farmers and ranchers that have been adversely affected by recent tariffs to receive relief under its Market Facilitation Program.
As Congress prepares to reconcile the House and Senate versions of the farm bill, the American Bankers Association joined a broad coalition of financial, agricultural and other trade associations in a letter to congressional leaders urging them to finalize the bill ahead of the current farm bill’s expiration on Sept. 30.
By Bert Ely In the June 2015 Farm Credit Watch, I reported that Frontier Communications…
By a bipartisan 86-11, the Senate today passed its version the 2018 farm bill.
So far, the 2018 House and Senate Farm Bills now pending in Congress would have a minor impact on the Farm Credit System, which is good news for bankers.
A coalition of more than 600 agricultural banking and insurance organizations — including ABA — and other ag industry constituents signed onto a letter to members of the Senate urging them to oppose any harmful amendments in the 2018 Farm Bill that would increase the cost of, reduce or limit participation in, or harm private sector delivery of crop insurance.