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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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ACRE Act Toolkit — Understand and Promote the Legislation

Learn how the ACRE Act helps farmers, ranchers, and rural communities. Then spread the word to your lawmakers!

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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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Farmer Mac: Financing Solutions for the Agricultural Community

Farmer Mac is a vital part of the agricultural credit market and provides low-cost financing and risk management tools for agricultural lenders, agribusinesses and others.

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New Report Outlines 2023 Ag Borrower Profitability

What factors led to higher overall farm profitability in 2023? ABA and Farmer Mac's latest report takes a closer look.

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Ed Elfmann

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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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.