Tag Archives: rural banking

Farm Banks Report Ag Lending Gains in 2016

Farm banks increased their agricultural lending by 5.3 percent in 2016 and held $103.4 billion in ag loans at year’s end, according to the American Bankers Association’s annual Farm Bank Performance Report released today.

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FDIC’s New Affordable Housing Guide Details FHLB Programs

The FDIC today released the third installment of its guide to affordable single-family home loan programs, which collects information about programs to expand access to affordable mortgage credit, including programs targeted in rural and low- and moderate-income communities and to Native Americans and veterans.

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ABA Proposes Changes for Next Farm Bill

Testifying on behalf of ABA today at a hearing before the House Agriculture Committee’s Commodity Exchanges, Energy and Credit Subcommittee, banker Nate Franzen outlined several changes ABA is seeking in the upcoming Farm Bill.

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ABA, ICBA Call on Trump to Revitalize Rural America

In a letter to President Trump today, the American Bankers Association and the Independent Community Bankers of America urged the president to make the revitalization of rural America a priority for any new national infrastructure program.

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