FCS institutions have not done nearly enough in recent years to support and encourage YBS farmers and ranchers, despite a statutory mandate to do so,
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The $750 billion legislation includes $40 billion for agriculture and rural programs, much of it in climate, sustainability and rural energy.
Awardees may use WMBP funding to support mitigation bank site identification, development of a mitigation banking instrument, site restoration, land surveys, permitting and title searches, and market research.
Is history about to repeat itself? In rural America it just might as the Federal Reserve moves too aggressively to push up interest rates to deflate the inflation that has erupted in recent months.
According to a Department of Agriculture survey, farmers anticipate planting a record high 91 million acres of soybeans in 2022, up 4% from last year. Intentions to plant corn, which requires more fertilizer to harvest, fell in 2022 amid surging costs.
During the ABA Summit, Sen. Moran (R-Kan.) reiterated his support for ECORA and other legislation intended to bolster the competitiveness of rural banks.
Bert Ely examines multiple issues, including government sponsored enterprises spending big money on marketing and branding, the accuracy of bank ranking definitions and levels of Farm Credit System lending.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced supplemental American Rescue Plan Act funding for the Local Agriculture Market Program.
March is National Agricultural Month, and ABA shining a spotlight on trainings and events for agricultural bankers.
The CFPB today released the lists of rural counties and rural or underserved counties that entities can use in 2022 to determine whether they are exempt from certain regulatory requirements of the Truth in Lending Act.