Heather Malcolm is a central Montana agricultural lender, but when she’s not on the bank, she works on her family’s cattle ranch, which allows her to stay closely in touch with the challenges faced by her loan customers.
Browsing: Farm Credit System
The Farm Credit Administration is seeking feedback on its processes for collecting and reporting data on how the Farm Credit System is serving young, beginning and small farmers—one of its statutory requirements.
President Trump yesterday announced that he would nominate Rod Brown to a seat on the three-member board that regulates the Farm Credit System.
Responding to a recent American Banker op-ed calling for the expansion of the Farm Credit System, Leonard Wolfe, president and chairman at United Bank and Trust in Marysville, Kan., said that any effort to do so would “fundamentally ignore the reality on the ground in agricultural lending today” and ultimately do little to help rural America.
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.
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.