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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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  • ABA Experts Webinar: What You Need to Know about the CRA Final Rule

    Recorded Webinar | November 3, 2023

    The federal banking agencies have finalized the long-awaited overhaul of regulations that implement the Community Reinvestment Act. The new rule aims to reflect the digital delivery of financial products and services and enhance economic opportunity for low-and moderate-income individuals and communities. It also has strategic implications for banks that may affect your growth strategy and expansion into new markets.

  • How Community Banks and Farmer Mac Are Partnering To Grow America’s Agricultural Industry

    Recorded Webinar | April 27, 2021

    Join ABA, Farmer Mac Vice President Patrick Kerrigan, President & CEO of Heartland Tri-State Bank Shan Hanes, Vice President of Agricultural Lending at Bank of the Rockies Heather Malcolm, and Regional President of Commercial Lending at Carrollton Bank Alan Karcher, for an interactive webinar on the current state of ag lending and the innovative ways banks are delivering benefits to their customers during this unprecedented period.

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