The $750 billion legislation includes $40 billion for agriculture and rural programs, much of it in climate, sustainability and rural energy.
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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.
U.S. banks extended $179 billion in farm loans in 2021, of which $99.6 billion came from farm banks that specialize in the ag space.
The annual report examines the performance of the 1,553 U.S. banks specializing in agricultural lending
In a data snapshot, the CFPB highlighted some of the unique challenges facing rural Americans, including an increased reliance on physical bank branches, given the limited access to high-speed internet and online banking options in many of these communities.
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.
ABA’s Ag Banking newsletter recently spoke David Coggins, ABA’s ag committee chair, to learn a little more about his priorities for the committee and the issues he sees facing U.S. agribusiness of all sizes.