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.
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced supplemental American Rescue Plan Act funding for the Local Agriculture Market Program.
McWilliams discusses several policy aspects of her tenure at the FDIC, including climate risk, small-dollar lending, CRA reform and the Mission-Driven Bank Fund.
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.
USDA is investing up to $2 million in cooperative agreements this year for risk management education and training programs that support historically underserved producers, small-scale farmers and conservation practices.
The Environmental Defense Fund is partnering with Farmers Business Network on farm loans to give farmers who meet climate and water quality standards with lower interest rates and agronomic insights to improve on-farm conservation.
Department of Agriculture Sec. Tom Vilsack testified before the House Agriculture Committee on the state of the rural economy and the upcoming reauthorization of the farm bill.
The ABA Foundation—in partnership with the Kentucky Bankers Association—has raised nearly $40,000 to support relief efforts in the wake of recent devastating tornadoes in Kentucky through its Disaster Relief Program. ABA also announced that it will make a $50,000 donation to the fund.
On Dec. 10-11, 2021, a violent line of tornadoes moved across several states, including Kentucky,…
Changes at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and congressional leadership made 2021 an exciting year in policy development, and the coming year promises even more change.