Farm Credit by the Numbers

  • 977,456
    Number of Loans at Dec. 31, 2013
  • 500,000
    Farm Credit Customers Nationwide
  • $201 billion
    Total Loan Volume at Dec. 31, 2013
  • $13.2 billion
    New Loans to Small Farmers and Ranchers in 2013

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The Agrophile

National to Local Sponsor Relationships
November 20, 2014
Farm Credit's National Sponsorship Program supports the National Food System MarketMaker Network. It's the largest publicly accessible database of food-related businesses, including farm producers, processors, distributors, and retailers. Read More >


Teaching the Teachers
November 7, 2014
Have you ever wondered how your Cooperative Extension Educator learns what they know about crop insurance, USDA programs, and best practices in beginning farmer education? I was fortunate to be invited to speak at the Southern Risk Management Education Center's Farm Bill Workshop in Atlanta. Read More >


Beginning Farms-Principal Operators Start Smaller Farms and Junior Operators Join Larger Farms
October 23, 2014
For beginning farmers who wish to enter agriculture, the good news is that statistics show there is a starting point for you. Read More >



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