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USDA to Help Thousands of Rural Homeowners

posted on February 24, 2012 at 11:36 AM

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will visit Florida on Friday to discuss a United States Department of Agriculture pilot loan program that could help tens of thousands of rural homeowners in 19 states. The... Full Story

Black Farmers Still Waiting on U.S. Government

posted on August 6, 2010 at 1:08 PM

Black Farmers Still Waiting on U.S. Government
Despite agreeing to the largest civil rights settlement in U.S. history more than a decade ago, thousands of black farmers are still waiting to see the money. Full Story

LDPs Delayed by Number of On-Line Applications

posted on November 25, 2005 at 8:11 PM

LDPs Delayed by Number of On-Line Applications
USDA's stepped-up efforts to get farmers to file electronically for Loan Deficiency Payments has been so successful that the volume of LDP requests arriving by computer has overwhelmed the system. 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

LDPs Enter Marketing Strategies for Corn, Beans

posted on October 1, 2004 at 8:10 PM

LDPs Enter Marketing Strategies for Corn, Beans
Since its enactment under the 1985 farm law, the LDP or Loan Deficiency Payment has been a critical part of harvest-time marketing strategy. Full Story

Dutch Bank and US Farm Lender Agree to Buyout

posted on August 13, 2004 at 8:08 PM

Dutch Bank and US Farm Lender Agree to Buyout
Netherland-based Rabobank and Farm Credit Services of America agree to buyout. Stockholder and industry reactions are mixed. Full Story

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