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

An Advisory Attitude
September 9, 2014
The USDA Advisory Committee on Beginning Farmers and Ranchers meets September 23-24 in Austin, Texas Read More >


Ag Census: Looking at 'Junior Operators'
September 8, 2014
It is important to consider junior operators when looking at the future of agriculture because the junior operators of today will most likely be the head of the farm or principal operators of the next generation. Read More >


Suitcase Boneyard
September 4, 2014
I spend a lot of time flying around the country, speaking at beginning farmer conferences and meeting new farmers. That means a lot of time spent dragging bits of baggage from airplane to hotel and back, resulting in many miles on the tiny wheels of my roll-aboard suitcase. Read More >



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2015 Annual Meeting
January 27-29 in San Francisco

Phelps-Martin Awards
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Planning a Trip to Washington DC?
The Farm Credit Council has negotiated special rates with The Liaison Capitol Hill and the Washington Court Hotel.