Home > Tools & Resources > By Bank Type > Agricultural Banks Print Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Google Email Add to Favorites Agricultural Banking Page ContentFor more than 100 years, ABA has had a team dedicated to providing advocacy, research, education and public relations for America’s agricultural and rural banks. Featured Resources 2014-2015 ABA Center for Agricultural and Rural Banking Efforts ABA's ag lending team spent more than 160 hours lobbying, handled more than 200 press calls, developed the Reform Farm Credit campaign, created free members-only resources and much more in 2014-2015. Learn more. Reform Farm Credit This campaign website can help educate the public, press, policy makers and like-minded organizations about the overreach, abuse and risky transactions of the U.S.'s oldest Government Sponsored Enterprise, the Farm Credit System. Help spread the message about Farm Credit reform. Download ABA’s new communications kit today. Newsbytes Farm Credit System on Hill Agenda This Week, November 30, 2015ABA, Farming Groups Urge Senate to Restore Crop Insurance , November 19, 2015ABA-Sought Oversight Hearing on Farm Credit Administration Expected , November 18, 2015ABA Member Testifies on Rural Bank Challenges, October 29, 2015Blanchfield Honored with New ABA Award, October 13, 2015 Key Issues Credit Union Competition Farm Credit System Reform Regulatory Burden ABA Resources The Farm Credit System: America’s Least Known Government-Sponsored Enterprise 10 Financial Tips for America's Young and Beginning Farmers 15 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing Farmland ABA Staff Analysis: Small Creditors and Rural or Underserved Areas Under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z) ABA Agricultural and Rural Banking Committee ABA Alliance with Farmer Mac Press Releases Industry Provider Directory ABA Staff Steve Apodaca, SVP, Agricultural & Rural Banking Ed Elfmann, VP, Congressional Relations Staff Department Contact List ABA Experts on Call Email Bulletins Ag Banking quarterly Member Email Bulletin Bert Ely's Farm Credit Watch Training & Events ABA National Agricultural Bankers Conference Introduction to Ag Lending Complete list of offerings ABA Endorsed Solutions Farmer Mac is a secondary market solution for agricultural banks, offering ABA members a streamlined seller approval process and preferred pricing on select products, as well as customized learning tools and support from service specialists. Learn more about ABA Endorsed Solutions. ABA Reports and Data Agricultural Banks Performance Scorecard Members-only tool allows agriculture banks to benchmark performance of 23 indicators against peers of similar size and loan concentration. 2014 Farm Bank Performance Report Newly released performance report regarding farm banking. Top 100 Ag Banks by Dollar Volume 3Q 2015 Top 100 Ag Banks by Concentration 3Q 2015 ContactQuestions? Please contact Steve Apodaca or more information.