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Agricultural Banking

For 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


Farmer Mac Refresh Webinar – Bridging Gaps in Your Lending with USDA

Thursday, April 25, 12:00 PM ET

The USDA and Farmer Mac discuss a variety of guaranteed loan programs offered through Rural Development and the Farm Service Agency. Learn new ways to leverage their programs and bridge the gaps in the lending solutions you offer your borrowers.


 Agricultural Lender Survey


Ag Lending Survey The ABA and Farmer Mac Agricultural Lender Survey, conducted twice per year, is a joint effort to provide a look at the agricultural economy and market forces from the unique perspective of ag lenders. To participate in the upcoming survey, contact Brittany Kleinpaste.


 Reform Farm Credit

Reform Farm Credit
This campaign helps to 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. For more information, visit

 ABA Endorsed Solutions

Corporation for American Banking Seal

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. 

The Feed - Farmer Mac's quarterly perspective on agriculture.

Learn more about ABA Endorsed Solutions.

Questions? Please contact Ed Elfmann or more information.


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