August 14, 2015
Farm Credit Mobilizes To Alleviate Hunger In California’s Agricultural Communities
Seven of California’s largest agricultural lenders are once again joining forces to alleviate hunger in drought-stricken farm communities throughout the...
June 17, 2015
Northwest Fcs Honors Washington Farmer Veterans
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 10, 2015 – Northwest Farm Credit Services, a financial services cooperative that supports rural communities and agriculture,...
May 5, 2015
CoBank Reports First Quarter Financial Results
A $10.0 million provision for loan losses recorded in the first quarter of 2015 largely offset the positive impacts of...
May 5, 2015
Northwest Farm Credit Services Reports First Quarter Earnings
Increased earnings were primarily driven by 5.3 percent growth in the average loan portfolio compared to the same period of...
April 15, 2015
Fresno Madera Farm Credit Distributes $4.6 Million To Members
As a farmer-owned cooperative, Fresno Madera Farm Credit operates for the benefit of its membership, and after meeting its financial...
March 30, 2015
CoBank Announces Renewal of “Sharing Success” for 2015
CoBank, a cooperative bank serving agribusinesses, rural infrastructure providers and Farm Credit associations throughout the United States, today announced the...
March 16, 2015
Farm Credit West Announces 2014 Financial Results
Highlights: • Net income was $163 million in 2014. Essentially all earnings were from core operations. This compares with $156...
March 4, 2015
Farm Credit West Pays Borrowers $57 Million in Patronage Dividends
The Board of Directors set the distribution at 75 basis points (0.75%) relative to the average volume of eligible loan...
March 4, 2015
CoBank Reports 2014 Financial Results and Announces Year-End Earnings Webcast
CoBank reported net income of $904.3 million for the year, up 6 percent from $856.5 million in 2013. The increase...
March 2, 2015
Northwest Farm Credit Services Returns $64.1 million to Stockholders
“Northwest Farm Credit Services had another year of strong financial performance in 2014,” reported Karen Schott, Northwest FCS Board Chair...
February 25, 2015
Bee research to receive $100,000 contribution from CoBank and American AgCredit
The grant, from CoBank and American AgCredit, will fund research that will provide growers with healthier bees resulting in better...
December 16, 2014
Support for Farm Credit Multicultural Scholars in Agriculture program nears $500,000
Five of California’s top agricultural lenders pledged their continued support for the Fresno State Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and...
December 1, 2014
CoBank Enhances Capital Position Through Issuance of $300 Million In Preferred Stock
DENVER (November 26, 2014) – CoBank, a cooperative bank serving agribusinesses, rural infrastructure providers and Farm Credit System associations throughout...
September 15, 2014
CoBank Named the Safest Bank in the United States by Global Finance Magazine
Global Finance, which covers the financial services industry, publishes the “World’s 50 Safest Banks” list annually, and released its rankings...
August 14, 2014
Farm Credit West Awards $51,000 in College Scholarships
Thirty-four scholarships were given to sons and daughters of Farm Credit West customers; eight first time scholars and 26 renewing...
July 28, 2014
Cobank Joins Usda In New Public-Private Partnership Focused On Rural Infrastructure Investment
July 24, 2014 – CoBank, a cooperative bank serving agribusinesses, rural infrastructure providers and Farm Credit associations throughout the United...
April 22, 2014
CoBank Invests in New $150 Million Rural Economic Development Fund
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack unveiled the $150 million fund at a press conference in Iowa on Monday. Formed...
April 16, 2014
American AgCredit Announces 2013 Earnings
SANTA ROSA, CA (March 2014) – American AgCredit, a farmer-owned financial cooperative, today announced annual net income of $111 million...
March 27, 2014
CoBank and Farm Credit Associations Pledge $100,000 to Alleviate Hunger in California’s Farm Communities
CoBank and seven affiliated Farm Credit associations that serve California’s agricultural sector announced today that they have committed $100,000 to...
March 3, 2014
American AgCredit Purchases Property in Great Bend, Kansas
“We are extremely excited to announce our intentions to build a new facility in Great Bend in order to better...