Despite the Farm Credit System’s supposed emphasis on lending to young, beginning and small farmers…
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Farmer Mac reported $372.1 million in net new business for the first quarter of 2018, bringing its outstanding business volume to $19.4 billion.
By Bert Ely Several readers noted that last month’s Farm Credit Watch, issue #240, marked…
In a joint letter with the Independent Community Bankers of America yesterday, ABA wrote to leaders of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees thanking them for their efforts to craft the 2018 Farm Bill.
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The nation’s farm banks increased agricultural lending by nearly 6 percent, or $5.9 billion, to $106 billion in 2017, according to the American Bankers Association’s annual Farm Bank Performance Report released today.
By Bert Ely As last month’s Farm Credit Watch reported, the major tax bill Congress…
A little after midnight this morning, the Senate voted to pass a $1.3 trillion spending bill that will fund the government through the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today released the lists of rural counties and rural or underserved counties that entities can use in 2018 to determine whether they are exempt from certain regulatory requirements under the bureau’s Ability-to-Repay, escrow, HOEPA and appraisal rules.