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Charter History

2017 – Merger with Farm Credit of Southwest Kansas

American AgCredit, ACA merges with Farm Credit of Southwest Kansas, ACA effective January 1, 2017. The new region will be effectively named the Great Plains Region.

2012 – Merger with Farm Credit Services of the Mountain Plains

American AgCredit, ACA merges with Farm Credit Services of the Mountain Plains, ACA effective January 1, 2012.

2009 – Merger with Farm Credit of the Heartland

American AgCredit, ACA merges with Farm Credit of the Heartland effective December 1, 2009.

2008

Farm Credit of the Heartland, ACA is established December 31, 2008 from a merger between Federal Land Bank of Ponca City, FLCA and Farm Credit Services of Central Kansas, ACA.

2005 – Merger with AgCredit Financial, ACA and Intermountain Farm Credit Services, ACAJan 1, 2005

American AgCredit is formed from the merger of AgCredit Financial, Pacific Coast Farm Credit Services and Intermountain Farm Credit, ACAs – effective January 1, 2005.

2003October 1, 2003

U.S. AgBank, FCB is formed from the consolidation of Western Farm Credit Bank and Farm Credit Bank of Wichita.

2002

Farm Credit Services of Central Kansas, ACA is established — with its subsidiaries Farm Credit Services of Central Kansas, FLCA and Farm Credit Services of Central Kansas, PCA, effective October 1, 2002.

2001 – Merger with Farm Credit Services of Southern CaliforniaApril 1, 2001

Merged with Farm Credit Services of Southern California effective April 1, 2001.


AgCredit Financial, ACA charter established July 1, 2001 — from a merger between AgCredit of California PCA/FLBA/FLCA and Intermountain PCA/FLBA/FLCA.

2000 – American AgCredit NamedJune 20, 2000

Sierra-Bay, FLCA and Sierra-Bay Federal Land Bank Association, PCA changes name to AgCredit of California, FLCA and AgCredit of California, PCA respectively effective January 1, 2000.


Pacific Coast Farm Credit ACA consolidates with Central Valley PCA. The name of the parent company is changed to American AgCredit, ACA effective June 20, 2000.

1999

Pacific Coast Farm Credit Services, ACA adds two subsidiaries: Pacific Coast Farm Credit Services, FLCA and PCA, and begins transferring assets between the related entities effective September 1, 1999 – intended to separate the taxable and non-taxable entities.

1998July 1, 1998

Articles of Incorporation for Sierra/Nevada Production Credit Association changed to Intermountain Production Credit Association effective December 1, 1998.


Farm Credit Services of Central Kansas, FLBA, becomes Farm Credit Services of Central Kansas, FLCA effective July 1, 1998.

1997Jan 1, 1997

Amendment to Charter and Articles of Association add El Dorado County and a portion of Sacramento County, California to Sierra-Bay Federal Land Bank Association, FLCA effective January 1, 1997.

1992Feb 1, 1992

Pacific Coast Farm Credit Services, ACA is established from a merger between North Coast Farm Credit Services, ACA and Pacific Coast PCA/FLBA/FLCA.

Sierra-Bay Federal Land Bank Association, FLCA charter is established, effective February 1, 1992.

1991Sept 1, 1991

Intermountain Federal Land Bank Association, FLCA, charter is established September 1, 1991.

19901990

Farm Credit Services of Central Kansas, FLBA and Farm Credit Services of Central Kansas, PCA are formed out of the dissolved Ninth District Federal Land Bank Association and Ninth District Production Credit Association.


Farm Credit Services of the Mountain Plains, FLBA and PCA, is created.

1988 – ACAs are formedDec 31, 1988

North Coast Farm Credit Services, ACA is established through the integration of the North Coast Federal Land Bank Association (FLBA) and the North Coast Production Credit Association (PCA), effective December 31, 1988.

1987May 1, 1987

Farm Credit Act of 1987 is enacted authorizing a $4 billion financial assistance package for financially vulnerable Farm Credit institutions. Mandated consolidation of 36 district banks – FLBAs, FICBs and Co-Banks – into 12 single entities.


Modesto PCA and Merced PCA merge to form Central Valley, PCA effective May 1, 1987.


Federal Land Bank Association of Stockton changes title to Sierra-Bay Federal Land Bank Association, effective January 2, 1987.

19861986

Federal Land Bank Association (FLBA) of Ukiah and FLBA of Eureka are merged into FLBA of Santa Rosa.


North Coast FLBA is established from FLBA of Santa Rosa, effective August 1, 1986.


North Bay Production Credit Association (PCA) merges with Redwood Empire PCA to become North Coast PCA.


Sierra/Nevada PCA is established, effective December 1, 1986.

19591959

National Farm Loan Associations’ charters were amended and re-named Federal Land Bank Associations.

19481948

The Farm Land Bank Association (FLBA) of Santa Rosa is founded in 1948, from a merger between NFLA of Santa Rosa, NFLA of Napa, NFLA of Marin, and NFLA of Sonoma.

1934June 23, 1934

Ukiah Production Credit Association (PCA) is formed from a consolidation of Ukiah PCA and Eureka PCA.

1933 – Farm Credit Act establishes short-term lendingJune 16, 1933

The Farm Credit Act of 1933 allows Farm Credit cooperative lending institutions to provide short-, intermediate-, and long-term loans for agricultural purposes. At the same time, an Executive order by President Franklin D. Roosevelt placed all existing agricultural credit organizations under the supervision of a new agency, the Farm Credit Administration (FCA), and created 12 Production Credit Associations (PCAs) and 12 Banks for Cooperatives (BCs) alongside the 12 established Federal Land Banks (FLBs), as well as a Central Bank for Cooperatives. Policy was developed through the FCA via a Federal Farm Credit Board with 13 members (one from each of the 12 Farm Credit districts and one appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture) to develop policy. Farmer-borrowers now had a voice at the national level.

1917 – First Farm Credit Loan MadeApril 10, 1917

First Farm Credit loan made in Larned, KS to farmer-stockman A. L. Stockwell through the Pawnee County National Farm Loan Association of Larned, the first local association chartered in the U.S.

1916 – Farm Credit System EstablishedOctober 1916

National Farm Loan Association (NFLA) of Santa Rosa, established October 1916