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Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-Ind.) on Friday wrote to the Government Accountability Office to request an audit and study of the Farm Credit System’s impact “on taxpayers, the agriculture community and the private banking industry.”

Ag Banking Taking on a GSE Gone Wild

Curt Everson explains how South Dakota’s bankers are changing the conversation on the Farm Credit System’s unfair advantages.

Ag Banking today posted a new infographic, “Betting the Farm,” that illustrates how the Farm Credit System has lost its way, providing credit for big non-farm businesses at the expense of small farmers and American taxpayers.

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The Farm Credit System’s moves to lend far beyond the farm pose risks to taxpayers, ABA President and CEO Frank Keating said in an op-ed today in the Grand Forks, N.D., Herald. He noted FCS lenders’ financing for telecommunications mega-deals and luxury estates for the wealthy — even as the FCS enjoys federal tax subsidies

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