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Farm Credit System Competition

Reconsidering the Significant Funding and Tax Advantages of the FCS

ABA Position

ABA believes Congress should reconsider the Farm Credit System’s significant funding and tax advantages in light of the FCS’ loss of mission focus, the dire state of the U.S. government’s finances and policymakers’ desire to make the tax code more equitable.

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    Recorded Webinar | April 27, 2021

    Despite the recent economic upheaval, one of the most resilient sectors of the American economy continues to be agriculture, backed by nearly one in four U.S. banks. Key to this successful partnership in agricultural lending has been community banks’ partnerships with Farmer Mac, working together to increase the availability and affordability of credit to the benefit of farmers, ranchers, and rural communities.

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    Recorded Webinar | March 17, 2020

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