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

Searching for the Impact of Local Foods
April 23, 2014
When it comes to local foods, total sales is only one way to judge the sector’s significance. Census of Agriculture data from 2007 supports the idea that direct to consumer sales are important to the overall performance of participating farm businesses. Read More >


Guess How Big the Local Food Sector Is
April 22, 2014
By number of farms, direct to consumer sales represents the 5th most common form of agricultural activity nation-wide, or about 6% of all farms. Who would have guessed? Read More >


Recognizing Champions
April 17, 2014
If you have an idea of who should be acknowledged as a White House Champion of Change for the Future of American Agriculture, submit a nomination before noon on Friday, April 18. Read More >



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