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Agricultural Banking

ABA's advocacy, research and education is focused on helping the nation's agricultural and rural banks perform their vital role lending to and supporting rural America.

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This page has been updated with resources to assist agricultural and rural banks as they respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please refer to the Industry Resources list below for information including the latest actions and guidance from the federal government. General information to help banks of all sizes respond to the coronavirus is available on our coronavirus incident response page.

New Report Outlines 2022 Ag Borrower Profitability

What factors led to higher overall farm profitability in 2022? ABA and Farmer Mac's latest report takes a closer look.

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Related Training & Events

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ABA Agricultural Banks Performance Scorecard

Benchmarks your quarterly performance on 23 indicators against peer banks of similar size and agricultural loan concentration.

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Quick, Targeted Video Courses

ABA Training Shorts are fast and focused courses designed to deliver practical, how-to information on specific issues in lending, compliance, BSA, bank marketing and more - in 25 minutes or less.

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Policy Analysis & Advocacy Efforts

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Our Experts

Ed Elfmann

Senior Vice President, Agricultural & Rural Banking Policy

Agricultural Banking

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Deborah Whiteside

Senior Vice President, Endorsed Solutions

Innovation & Finance

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Anthony Pardal

Vice President, Office of Strategic Engagement

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Press Contact

Sarah Grano

(202) 663-5470

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Stay Connected

Agricultural and Rural Bankers Committee

14 agricultural and rural bankers from around the country volunteers their time to provide guidance and recommendations.

Ag Bank Network

Connect with bankers in your field. Discuss hot topics, learn key news and updates, and stay organized—all on one site designed specifically for ag bankers.

Ag Banking Email Bulletin

Get an easy-to-read, quarterly summary of news and issues that affect agricultural lenders.