For ag lenders, credit quality and the deterioration of agricultural loans, competition from other lenders and weak loan demand remain the top three concerns. For producers, lenders continued to be most concerned about the liquidity, income and leverage of their ag borrowers.
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By Bert Ely As bankers and other FCW readers know all too well, American agriculture…
Amid ongoing stresses in the ag sector and economic dislocation from the COVID-19 pandemic, lenders reported that just under 51% of their agricultural borrowers were profitable in 2020, a decline of six percentage points from the prior year, according to the latest agricultural lenders survey conducted by the American Bankers Association and Farmer Mac.
FBI Director Christopher Wray will join the keynote speaker lineup at the ABA/ABA Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference, to be held virtually Dec. 8-10.
Are your customers inquiring more about financing hemp production or alternative energy projects such as solar panels on the farm? From a new ABA/Farmer Mac survey.
ABA told the Farm Credit Administration today that proposed changes to regulatory capital rules could potentially destabilize financial markets and increase risks to the safety and soundness of Farm Credit System institutions.
ABA and other industry groups met with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Farm Service Agency yesterday to discuss ways to support the credit needs of new farmers and ranchers.
The American Bankers Association announced the recipients of both the Bruning and Blanchfield Awards, the association’s premier awards presented for contributions to ag banking.
By Bert Ely The FCA is administered by a three-member board of directors; the chairman…