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

If Direct-to-Consumer were a Commodity…
May 30, 2014
Going back to the 2007 Census of Agriculture data, direct-to-consumer sales ranked 5th as an agricultural activity by number of farms. For 2012, it moved up, and now ranks as the 4th most popular agricultural activity by number of farms. Read More >


Homegrown By Heroes
May 20, 2014
Farm Credit and others are stepping up to promote the Homegrown By Heroes marketing initiative, which lets farmer veterans use the Homegrown By Heroes logo on their signage products. Read More >


Presenting Awards
May 19, 2014
Farm Credit supports MarketMaker’s work developing more distribution channels and marketplace opportunities for young, beginning, and small farmers. 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.