In: Finance and Credit
Leasing, Conditional Sales Agreements, and the Future of Section 179
- February 10, 2015
Posted February 10, 2015 The Ohio State University’s Agricultural Law & Taxation blog published an article on Leasing, Conditional Sales...
Two Indicted in Organic Tomato Farm Case, Multiple Fraud Charges
- December 17, 2014
Posted December 17, 2014 The Alabama Securities Commission has indicted James Albert Lawhorne and Jacqueline Wilson in multiple counts of...
FCA Proposing to Amend Regulations
- July 28, 2014
Posted July 28, 2014 The Farm Credit Administration (FCA) is proposing to amend the regulations governing the eligibility of investments...
CoBank Partners with USDA to Create Infrastructure Investment Fund
- July 25, 2014
Posted July 25, 2014 CoBank announced that it has joined with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to create a...
FCA Reducing Regulatory Burdens for FCS
- July 22, 2014
Posted July 22, 2014 Several System institutions responded to the Farm Credit Administration’s (FCA) July 2013 request for comments on...
Tyson Bids to Acquire Hillshire Farms
- May 29, 2014
Posted May 29, 2014 Tyson Foods, Inc. has announced its proposal to acquire The Hillshire Brands Company for $50 per...
Texas A&M Decision Aid to Offer Farm Program Analysis
- April 28, 2014
Posted April 28, 2014 Texas A&M is developing a “crop policy decision aid instrument” to assist farmers in determining which...
USDA Announces Funding for Beginning Farmer and Rancher Program
- April 14, 2014
Posted April 14, 2014 USDA recently announced the availability of over $19 million in grant funding for the Beginning Farmer...
Vilsack Releases Farm Bill Implementation Progress Report
- April 7, 2014
Posted April 7, 2014 Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack recently released a progress report for the implementation of the farm...
Vilsack Says No FSA Offices Closing This Year
- April 3, 2014
Posted April 3, 2014 Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack reassured lawmakers that he does not anticipate any closures of Farm...
USDA Announces Farm Bill Modifications to Loan Programs
- March 27, 2014
Posted March 27, 2014 Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, recently announced modifications to loan programs administered by...
USDA Announces New Efforts to Help Small and Mid-Sized Farmers
- March 18, 2014
Posted March 18, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced new and expanded efforts to connect small- and mid-sized farmers...
Low Crop Prices Worry Ag Lenders
- February 28, 2014
Posted February 28, 2014 Amid the expectation of low crop prices, some banks are worried that farm cash flows will...
ICBA Asks Farm Credit Administration to Explain $12 Billion Loan to Verizon
- October 25, 2013
Posted October 25, 2013 The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) expressed concern that Farm Credit System (FCS) lender CoBank,...
Farm Credit Issues Interim Rule Repealing Mortgage Loan Regulations
- August 22, 2013
The Farm Credit Administration (FCA) issued an interim rule which repeals its regulations governing the registration of residential mortgage loan...