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Senators Unveil Ethanol Compromise

posted on July 8, 2011 at 4:07 PM

Senators Unveil Ethanol Compromise
A small group of rural and urban lawmakers reached a bipartisan deal in the Senate this week regarding ethanol's future. Full Story

Market to Market (July 2, 2010)

posted on July 2, 2010 at 7:07 PM

Market to Market (July 2, 2010)
Full Program: Ethanol interests call on Congress to extend the blenders credit. The Food and Drug Administration questions the use of antibiotics in livestock feed. And the latest reports on grain stocks and planted acreage spark a rally in the corn pit. We... Full Story

U.S. Senators Vow to Take Up Biodiesel Credit in 2010

posted on December 23, 2009 at 2:12 PM

U.S. Senators Vow to Take Up Biodiesel Credit in 2010
Despite challenges over the past few years, ethanol production grew dramatically in the 1990s. Full Story

Federal Reserve Tightens Agricultural Credit

posted on May 22, 2009 at 8:05 PM

WICHITA, Kan – More lenders are tightening their restrictions for agricultural loans in the Midwest at the same time that repayments on loans have dropped, The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City says. Full Story

House Committee Moves to Ban Naked Credit Default Swaps

posted on February 6, 2009 at 8:02 PM

House Committee Moves to Ban Naked Credit Default Swaps
In his 2002 annual report on Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffet characterized derivatives as "financial weapons of mass destruction" which carry "dangers that, while now latent, are potentially lethal." Much has changed since the "Oracle of Omaha"... Full Story

FCSA To Pay $10 Million To Rabobank

posted on December 3, 2004 at 8:12 PM

Farm Credit Services of America must pay Dutch-based Rabobank $10 million as part of a settlement for breaking a merger agreement earlier this year. Full Story

Chinese Co-ops Boost Lending

posted on November 12, 2004 at 8:11 PM

Agricultural credit cooperatives, China's main source of rural financing, issued 193.3 billion yuan (U.S.-$23.4 billion) in new farm loans in the first nine months of the year, up 27.8 percent from the same period a year ago, the government says. Full Story

FCSA Reports Big Jump in Net Income

posted on November 5, 2004 at 8:11 PM

An Omaha, Nebraska-based agricultural lender has posted a more than 26 percent third quarter gain in net income compared with the same period a year ago. Full Story

FCSA Ends Merger Talks With Rabobank

posted on October 22, 2004 at 8:10 PM

FCSA Ends Merger Talks With Rabobank
Farm Credit Services of America, or FCSA, this week ended its agreement to merge with a privately held Dutch multi-national bank. Full Story

Congress Mulls Rabobank Proposal

posted on October 1, 2004 at 8:10 PM

The planned takeover of a major Midwestern farm loan cooperative by a Dutch banking giant could help undermine the national co-op loan system, members of a House subcommittee said at a hearing this week. Full Story

Hearing Set on Rabobank Offer

posted on September 17, 2004 at 8:09 PM

Omaha-based Farm Credit Services of America (FCSA) has yet to file papers with the Farm Credit Administration to exit the system. Full Story

AgStar Makes Pitch for Farm Credit Services of America

posted on August 20, 2004 at 8:08 PM

Minnesota-based AgStar Financial Services has proposed a merger with Omaha-based Farm Credit Services of America. Full Story

NCBA Opposes Rabobank Offer on FCSA

posted on August 20, 2004 at 8:08 PM

National Cattlemen's Beef Association has come out in opposition to the proposed sale of Farm Credit Service of America to Dutch-based Rabobank. Full Story

SD Lawmakers Call for Hearings on Rabobank Offer

posted on August 20, 2004 at 8:08 PM

South Dakota Sens. Tom Daschle and Tim Johnson have asked for hearings into the proposed sale of Farm Credit Services of America to Dutch-based Rabobank. Full Story

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