Call: 1-800-800-4865  
HOME SERVICES PROGRAMS REPORTS & RESOURCES ONLINE BANKING CONTACT US SEARCH   

Press Releases
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008

  • News & Events
    Monday - August 4, 2014
    2014 2nd Quarter Stockholder Report
    The 2014 second quarter Stockholder Report is now available.
    2014 Second Quarter Report (PDF)

    Friday - May 23, 2014
    Spring 2014 Newsletter
    As we settle into the second quarter of 2014, we're setting the stage for a summer and fall harvest that will be unlike any other.
    View the Spring 2014 Newsletter (PDF)

    Monday - May 5, 2014
    2014 1st Quarter Stockholder Report
    The 2014 first quarter Stockholder Report is now available.
    2014 First Quarter Report (PDF)

    Thursday - April 24, 2014
    American AgCredit Donates Major Gifts for FFA and 4-H Fundraiser
    Agricultural lender American AgCredit is kicking off a massive 7-week fundraiser for the region's agricultural youth groups.
    American AgCredit Donates Major Gifts for FFA and 4-H Fundraiser (PDF)

    Thursday - April 3, 2014
    California Farm Credit Alliance Pledges $100,00 to Alleviate Hunger in Local Farm Communities
    In the Salinas area, American AgCredit is directing $5000 to Ag Against Hunger (AAH), an orgainzation that collects and distributes food primarily to three county food banks in the San Benito, Santa Cruz, and Monterey Counties.
    California Farm Credit Alliance Pledges $100,00 to Alleviate Hunger in Local Farm Communities (PDF)

    Thursday - April 3, 2014
    California Farm Credit Alliance Pledges $100,00 to Alleviate Hunger in Local Farm Communities
    In the Merced area, American AgCredit is directing $10,000 to the Merced County Food Bank, an organization that collects and distributes food throughout the County, supplying the bulk of the food provided by local agencies for programs in underserved neighborhoods through grocery pantries, senior centers, school lunches, daycare centers, and hot meal kitchens.
    California Farm Credit Alliance Pledges $100,00 to Alleviate Hunger in Local Farm Communities (PDF)

    Thursday - March 31, 2014
    Farm Credit Lender American AgCredit Earns $111 Million for 2013
    American AgCredit, a farmer-owned financial cooperative, today announced annual net income of $111 million for the 2013 calendar year along with a cash dividend distribution fo $37 million to its shareholders.
    Farm Credit Lender American AgCredit Earns $111 Million for 2013 and Distributes $37 Million in Cash Dividends to Customers (PDF)

    Thursday - March 13, 2014
    2013 Annual Report
    With the mission to continue serving agriculture – both big and small – throughout our territory, our efforts have focused primarily on our customers and structuring our processes and people to better serve borrowers in the fastest and most efficient way possible. Our commitment is to keep the Association strong and viable for the long haul.
    2013 Annual Report (PDF)

    Thursday - February 27, 2014
    Ground Breaking for New American AgCredit Office in Great Bend set for Thursday, March 6th
    A cermonial groundbreaking will kick off construction of a new office in Great Bend, Kansas, for Farm Credit lender American AgCredit.
    Ground Breaking for New American AgCredit Office in Great Bend set for Thursday, March 6th (PDF)

    Wednesday - December 4, 2013
    American AgCredit Announces New President and CEO Byron Enix
    On Tuesday, December 3, 2013, Byron Ezix was names President and CEO of American AgCredit, ACA, effective January 1, 2014. He will replace retiring President and CEO Ron Carli.
    American AgCredit Announces New President and CEO Byron Enix (PDF)

    Monday - November 18, 2013
    Fall 2013 Newsletter
    This year has been full of activity for everyone, and American AgCredit has ended the third quarter in a very strong position. As of September 30, 2013, your Association has made significant progress toward meeting our year-end goals, and has finalized design plans for our new administrative headquarters building.
    View the Fall 2013 Newsletter (PDF)

    Friday - November 1, 2013
    2013 3rd Quarter Stockholder Report
    The 2013 third quarter Stockholder Report is now available.
    2013 Third Quarter Report (PDF)

    Monday - September 30, 2013
    Press Democrat Feature Article on AAC
    American AgCredit transforms into county's top financial institution.
    Press Democrate Feature Article on AAC (PDF)

    Monday - August 5, 2013
    2013 2nd Quarter Stockholder Report
    The 2013 second quarter Stockholder Report is now available.
    2013 Second Quarter Report (PDF)

    Monday - June 3, 2013
    Spring 2013 Newsletter
    Your Association can look back on a strong first quarter of 2013 that has set the foundation for a stable and successful remainder of the year. To date, the year has been positive, most commodities are doing well, and we are seeing strong loan growth continuing from Q4 2012 into this year.
    View the Spring 2013 Newsletter (PDF)

    Thursday - May 9, 2013
    American AgCredit Employees Join American Diabetes Association Cycling Events
    Farm Credit lender American AgCredit announced the sponsorships of four teams for the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Tour de Cure cycling event for 2013
    American AgCredit Employees Join American Diabetes Association Cycling Events (PDF)

    Thursday - May 2, 2013
    2013 1st Quarter Stockholder Report
    The 2013 first quarter Stockholder Report is now available.
    2013 First Quarter Report (PDF)

    Thursday - May 2, 2013
    Record Cash Dividends for American AgCredit
    On the heals of a successful year, Farm Credit lender American AgCredit distributed $45 million in dividends to its customers for 2012 The Association experienced significant loan growth in 2012, with loan volume increrasing 6.7% overall for the year.
    Record Cash Dividends for American AgCredit Represents Significant Growth in Loan Volume for 2012 (PDF)

    Thursday - March 14, 2013
    2012 Annual Report
    As we have set the stage for our next phase of growth as an Association, we are mindful of our mission to continue serving agriculture-both big and small-throughout our territory. In order to better fulfill this mission, our efforts for 2012 included expanding our crop insurance business, developing and simplifying our equipment and facility leasing services, initiating the construction of a new administrative headquarters, and expanding our outreach to young, beginning, small, and diverse farmers and ranchers throughout our territory.
    2012 Annual Report (PDF)

    Tuesday - November 13, 2012
    Fall 2012 Newsletter
    Your Association had a strong first half of what looks to be a very productive 2012. Despite the weather and input cost stresses, our income numbers are above estimates and should remain stable throughout the remainder of the year. Most notable, we're experiencing positive growth in loan volume this year for the first time in the past three years.
    View the Fall 2012 Newsletter (PDF)

    Tuesday - November 13, 2012
    2012 3rd Quarter Stockholder Report
    The 2012 third quarter Stockholder Report is now available.
    2012 Third Quarter Report (PDF)

    Saturday - November 10, 2012
    Farm Credit Donates $42K to Help Support a Farm Family
    Farm Credit System partners, American AgCredit and CoBank have made a generous one-time donation of $42,000 with the goal to support local Sonoma County farm families by donating to Habitat for Humanity to help sponsor a home for a local family working in agriculture.
    Farm Credit Donates $42K to Help Support a Farm Family (PDF)

    Wednesday - October 1, 2012
    American AgCredit and CoBank Team with Habitat for Humanity as House Partners to Help a Sonoma County Family
    American AgCredit and CoBank have made an extraordinary $42,000 House Partners grant to assist a family in attaining a Habitat for Humanity home in Sonoma County. This new partnership gives a strong boost to Habitat for Humanity's efforts to create decent affordable housing for residents of Sonoma County.
    American AgCredit and CoBank Team with Habitat for Humanity as House Partners to Help a Sonoma County Family (PDF)

    Thursday - August 2, 2012
    2012 2nd Quarter Stockholder Report
    The 2012 second quarter Stockholder Report is now available.
    2012 Second Quarter Report (PDF)

    Tuesday - June 12, 2012
    Spring 2012 Newsletter
    The first quarter has set up 2012 to be a positive and productive year. In the past two quarters we've seen more loan activity than we have in the past two years. This is a marked improvement and it is more of a normal growth trend than we have seen in recent years.
    View the Spring 2012 Newsletter (PDF)

    Friday - May 11, 2012
    2012 1st Quarter Stockholder Report
    The 2012 first quarter Stockholder Report is now available.
    2012 First Quarter Report (PDF)

    Monday - March 19, 2012
    2011 Annual Report
    American AgCredit prides itself not only on a solid capital foundation and prudent financial management, but also on a diverse and capable customer base whose strong personal values and work ethic have made agriculture a bulwark in the stormy economic conditions of our day. Your association's strength lies in its diversity -- the wide range of commodities financed, the broad geographical area served, and the range of borrower types, from small family farms to major agricultural corporations. This diversity fosters innovative practices and promotes superior customer service to meet the needs of all our borrower-owners.
    2011 Annual Report (PDF)

    Wednesday - January 4, 2012
    American AgCredit Merges with Colorado-based Ag Lender Farm Credit Services of the Mountain Plains
    American AgCredit Merges with Colorado-based Ag Lender Farm Credit Services of the Mountain Plains
    American AgCredit has announced the merger with Farm Credit Services of the Mountain Plains, based in Greeley, CO, effective January 1, 2012. The merger will make the joint Association the 6th largest Farm Credit cooperative in the U.S., totaling $5.58 billion in assets, and creating a combined customer base of 6,907 members.
    American AgCredit Merges with Colorado-based Ag Lender Farm Credit Services of the Mountain Plains (PDF)

    Friday - December 23, 2011
    Heartland Post-Merger Study Summary
    The "Heartland Post-Merger Study Summary" is now available.
    Heartland Post-Merger Study Summary (PDF)

    Wednesday - November 2, 2011
    Fall 2011 Newsletter
    As of the end of the third quarter, your Association is above earnings based on last year's totals. Our credit quality has strengthened and we're continuing to move good credit into the System. Total assets as of Q3 stand at $4.5 billion with net income for the nine months ending September 30 at $77.5 million.
    View the Fall 2011 Newsletter (PDF)

    Tuesday - November 1, 2011
    2011 3rd Quarter Stockholder Report
    The 2011 third quarter Stockholder Report is now available.
    2011 Third Quarter Report (PDF)

    Wednesday - October 26, 2011
    American AgCredit Donates $25,000 to Support Russian River Grower Community Water Rights
    American AgCredit, the nation's 8th largest Farm Credit cooperative, has agreed to donate $25,000 to the California Farm Bureau Federation (CFBF) to support efforts to overturn the recently-adoped Russian River Frost Regulation, passed on September 20th by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB).
    American AgCredit Donates $25,000 to Support Russian River Grower Community Water Rights (PDF)

    Wednesday - August 3, 2011
    Farm Credit System Reports 2011 Second Quarter and Six Month Net Income
    The Farm Credit System today reported combined net income of $982 million and $1.986 billion for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011, as compared with combined net income of $882 million and $1.684 billion for the same periods last year.
    Business Wire Article

    Friday - July 29, 2011
    2011 2nd Quarter Stockholder Report
    The 2011 second quarter Stockholder Report is now available.
    2011 Second Quarter Report (PDF)

    Thursday - May 5, 2011
    Spring 2011 Newsletter
    2010 proved to be a banner year for American AgCredit. Following the successful merger with Farm Credit of the Heartland, ACA, in late 2009, the Association's full-year earnings and net interest income reached record highs, loan quality remained stable throughout the year, and customer dividend payments topped $26.3 million.
    View the Spring 2011 Newsletter (PDF)

    Monday - May 2, 2011
    2011 1st Quarter Stockholder Report
    The 2011 first quarter Stockholder Report is now available.
    2011 First Quarter Report (PDF)

    Tuesday - March 8, 2011
    2010 Annual Report
    Our mission to serve American agriculture took center stage in 2010 as the Association stepped up to meet the challenges created by persistent economic difficulties and succeeded in delivering the credit products and services, as well as the solid financial performance, that our shareholders have come to expect. Amidst the stormy financial services environment, your Association shines like a welcome ray of sunshine.
    2010 Annual Report (PDF)

    Monday - February 28, 2011
    American AgCredit Reports Record Financial Results for 2010
    Net Earnings Increase 65% from 2009, totaling $81.38 million 2010 Dividend Payments to Customers total $26.3 Million
    American AgCredit Reports Record Financial Results for 2010 (PDF)

    Monday - December 13, 2010
    American AgCredit Promotes Key Staff in Regional Reorganization
    American AgCredit announced today the promotion of three long-time employees: Bill Rodda, Jim Rizza and Clay Popko.
    American AgCredit Promotes Key Staff in Regional Reorganization (PDF)

    Friday - December 3, 2010
    Harvest Preferred (H) Stock
    Current stockholders now have another investment vehicle from Farm Credit. H Stock carries a dividend rate of 0.50% effective December 1, 2010. See your Loan Officer for details.
    H-Stock Brochure (PDF)

    Monday - November 1, 2010
    2010 3rd Quarter Stockholder Report
    The 2010 third quarter Stockholder Report is now available.
    2010 Third Quarter Report (PDF)

    Friday - October 1, 2010
    Summer 2010 Newsletter
    Heading into the second half of the year, we can safely predict that 2010 will be a strong income year.
    View the Summer 2010 Newsletter (PDF)

    Tuesday - September 21, 2010
    American AgCredit & Friends Give & Volunteer to Wichita Habitat for Humanity “Build” Event
    Farm Credit Build Event donates money and employees to build a home, with 10/13 dedicated to Farm Credit teams
    American AgCredit & Friends Give & Volunteer to Wichita Habitat for Humanity “Build” Event (PDF)

    Wednesday - August 11, 2010
    2010 2nd Quarter Stockholder Report
    The 2010 second quarter Stockholder Report is now available.
    2010 Second Quarter Report (PDF)

    Tuesday - May 4, 2010
    Spring 2010 Newsletter
    With a solid customer base, American AgCredit remained strong and stable through 2009. Despite a volatile financial market, we had strong earnings this past year. While 140 commercial banks failed during 2009, American AgCredit distributed $15.8 million of net income to its members. This brings the total to $80 million that American AgCredit has returned to its customers in the past five years.
    View the Spring 2010 Newsletter (PDF)

    Monday - April 26, 2010
    2010 1st Quarter Stockholder Report
    The 2010 first quarter Stockholder Report is now available.
    2010 First Quarter Report (PDF)

    Monday - March 8, 2010
    2009 Annual Report
    The past year provided your Association with both difficult challenges as well as enormous opportunities. During a year in which more than 140 commercial banks failed and credit markets retreated, your Association thrived.
    2009 Annual Report (PDF)

    Friday - February 19, 2010
    American AgCredit pays $15.8 Million in Cash Dividends
    American AgCredit, the nation’s 7th largest Farm Credit cooperative, has announced the distribution of $15.8 million of net income to its members. This brings the total to $80 million that American AgCredit has returned to its customers in the past five years. Including American AgCredit’s latest merger with Farm Credit of the Heartland, the combined total distributed to customers in the same period soars past $100 million.
    American AgCredit pays $15.8 Million in Cash Dividends (PDF)

    Thursday - February 4, 2010
    American AgCredit Contributes Matching Funds for Haiti Relief
    In a program broadcast January 14, 2010, American AgCredit agreed to match dollar for dollar all funds donated by employees in a two-week period. By Friday, January 29, American AgCredit employees had donated $5,255, bringing combined contributions going to the American Red Cross International Response Fund - Haiti Fund to $10,510.00.
    American AgCredit Contributes Matching Funds for Haiti Relief (PDF)

    Tuesday - December 1, 2009
    Fall 2009 Newsletter
    After a special meeting held October 22, the stockholders of American AgCredit and Farm Credit of the Heartland approved the merger of the two organizations by an overwhelming margin. In addition, the Heartland stockholders also approved the issuance of Preferred H stock.
    View the Fall 2009 Newsletter (PDF)

    Friday - October 30, 2009
    2009 3rd Quarter Stockholder Report
    The 2009 third quarter Stockholder Report is now available.
    2009 Third Quarter Report (PDF)

    Monday - October 26, 2009
    American AgCredit Merges with Kansas-Based Lender Farm Credit of the Heartland
    American AgCredit has announced the merger with Farm Credit of the Heartland (Heartland), based in Wichita, Kansas, effective November 30, 2009. The merger will make the joint Association the 7th largest Farm Credit cooperative in the U.S., totaling $4.8 billion in assets, and creating a combined customer base of 6,430 members.
    Press Release (PDF)

    Friday - October 16, 2009
    Grand Opening Set for New American AgCredit Temecula Office
    A Grand Opening ceremony will be held on Thursday, October 22 at 2:00 p.m. to celebrate the opening of the new American AgCredit office in Temecula. Completed in just over seven months (February 20 to September 25) by Lusardi Construction Company, the office is located within the Westside Business Park at 42429 Winchester Road, and provides agricultural financing for nurseries, citrus and avocado groves, poultry operations, wineries and vineyards, alfalfa farms, dairies and other specialty crops located in San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino, Los Angeles, and Orange counties.
    Press Release (PDF)

    Thursday - August 13, 2009
    Summer 2009 Newsletter
    Farm Credit shines as a model GSE. According to a special report recently released by the Congressional Oversight Panel (COP), the agricultural sector has fared better than the broader economy. Despite the current instability in the economy, the Farm Credit System continues to make credit available for agriculture and rural areas, and provided almost $1 billion in new credit to agriculture during the first quarter of this year. In addition, the entire Farm Credit System returned over $2.6 billion to its owners during the last five years, money that stays in agriculture and contributes to our members’ success.
    View the Summer 2009 Newsletter (PDF)

    Monday - August 3, 2009
    2009 2nd Quarter Stockholder Report
    The 2009 second quarter Stockholder Report is now available.
    2009 Second Quarter Report (PDF)

    Wednesday - May 13, 2009
    Spring 2009 Newsletter
    "After three consecutive years of strong growth, your Association is heading into the second quarter of 2009 more tempered but still very strong. Overall, we’re well-capitalized and have solid credit quality throughout our portfolio. With more than $748 million in equity, as an Association we’re in a position to work with you through tough economic times."
    View the Spring 2009 Newsletter (PDF)

    Wednesday - March 4, 2009
    2008 Annual Report
    Continued growth, record earnings. Those four words fly in the face of all the news issued from the financial sector of our economy during the past year. Yet they accurately describe American AgCredit’s results for 2008. While other institutions may be struggling just to keep their doors open, your Association is paying out another $14.7 million in cash dividends to you, our members - payback for your continued support and patronage.
    2008 Annual Report (PDF)

    Wednesday - February 25, 2009
    American AgCredit pays California/Nevada Farmers and Ranchers More Than $14.7 Million in Cash Dividends
    Agricultural lender gives cash back to borrowers.
    Press Release (PDF)

    Monday - February 23, 2009
    American AgCredit To Host A.G. Kawamura, California State Food & Agriculture Secretary, at Dinner Event
    Dinner scheduled for Thursday, March 12 at the San Joaquin County's Robert J. Cabral Agricultural Center
    Press Release (PDF)

    Monday - February 9, 2009
    Groundbreaking for New American AgCredit Temecula Office
    New building combines Escondido & Riverside offices.
    Press Release (PDF)

    Monday - January 26, 2009
    Open House Set for New American AgCredit Stockton Office
    Local officials to cut ribbon at San Joaquin Ag Center on Friday, Feb 6.
    Press Release (PDF)

    Wednesday - December 3, 2008
    Fall 2008 Newsletter
    "With all the negative headlines surrounding Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, it is important to point out that American AgCredit and the Farm Credit System, while also government-sponsored enterprises (GSE) like Fannie and Freddie, are sound, thriving and successfully fulfilling its mission of service to agriculture and rural America."
    View the Fall 2008 Newsletter (PDF)

    Monday - November 3, 2008
    2008 3rd Quarter Stockholder Report
    The 2008 third quarter Stockholder Report is now available.
    2008 Third Quarter Report (PDF)

    Tuesday - May 27, 2008
    Lands of America
    American AgCredit has teamed up with the largest rural listing service ever, Lands of America, to offer a powerful tool to real estate professionals for showcasing their ag properties. If you would like to have your ag properties listed, please take a look at our Lands of America flyer and the Lands of America properties listing!

    Monday - April 28, 2008
    2008 1st Quarter Stockholder Report
    The 2008 first quarter Stockholder Report is now available.
    2008 First Quarter Report (PDF)

    Thursday - March 22, 2008
    2007 Annual Report
    As the saying goes, records were meant to be broken. In 2007, your Association soared to new heights and achieved record highs for loan volume, assets serviced, net income, return on assets, H stock issued and several other performance measures. The Association was also the lead lender on the largest single transaction ever recorded in the history of the Farm Credit System, a deal totaling $1.3 billion.
    2007 Annual Report (PDF)

    Tuesday - February 5, 2008
    Cash Dividends - 2008 Press Release
    "American AgCredit, the nation’s 7th largest Farm Credit cooperative, has announced the distribution of $19.8 million in net income to its members. Following last year’s dividend payment of $18.0 million, the company has disbursed almost $50 million to its members in the past 36 months."
    View Full Press Release


     Mission Statement | Disclaimers | Careers | Contact Us  
     Copyright © 2014 American AgCredit. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy | Security Policy | Other Policies | COPPA