Farm Credit by the Numbers

  • 1,012,793
    Number of Loans at Dec. 31, 2014
  • 500,000
    Farm Credit Customers Nationwide
  • $217 billion
    Total Loan Volume at Dec. 31, 2014
  • $10.7 billion
    New Loans to Small Farmers and Ranchers in 2014

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The Agrophile

Cows As Bait
June 5, 2015
I won’t deny happily daydreaming about what happens in the next chapter of my life; I'm planning on going back to my farm in New Hampshire. The basic idea is to reestablish the cattle business, raising beef cattle for the local grass fed market. There is one reason in particular why I am planning to have cattle. You see, I plan to use them as bait. Read More >


Salute to Farmer Veterans
June 4, 2015
This salute is a privileged gesture of respect and trust. This salute is meant to communicate our thanks, our commitment to support farmer veterans, and our willingness to listen to their dreams so we can help them formulate plans for their own future. Read More >


Homegrown By Heroes
May 29, 2015
The Homegrown By Heroes program allows former service men and women to add the Homegrown By Heroes logo to their farm products’ packaging and signage. The label identifies products from agricultural businesses owned by veterans, allowing consumers to choose to actively support military veterans through their buying decisions. Read More >



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Download a nomination form for the 2015 Phelps-Martin Awards for Community Service

Materials from our 2015 Annual Meeting meeting now available

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