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Santa Rosa, Calif., (June 16, 2021) – American AgCredit, a member-owned Farm Credit cooperative, today announced that furthering its mission of improving the lives of farmers…

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Paycheck Protection Program

Following approval of an additional $310 Billion in funding for the SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), American AgCredit is accepting applications from customers and we are here to support you through your application process.

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REPLACING THE LIBOR INTEREST RATE

As a result of the financial crisis in 2008, the U.S. and international banking regulators have been expressing concern about London Interbank Offered Rate (“LIBOR”) due…

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Tanimura & Antle

Innovation is part of every farmer’s DNA. With ever-evolving challenges, including weather, soil health, changing customer food preferences, success in agriculture means paying attention to today while planning for tomorrow.

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2021 Q1: U.S. Rural Economic Review

With difficult months still ahead, second half of the year should power the U.S. economy 2021 has quickly altered the political and market landscape. And optimism,…

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2020 Q4: U.S. Rural Economic Review

Rebounding from the coronavirus has been difficult, and more challenges lie ahead. Learn about the outlook for U.S. agriculture in the latest economic review from CoBank’s…

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2020 Q4: Wine Industry Economic Update

The wine industry has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic as well as a very active wildfire season in northern California, with destructive fires burning across Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino and many other counties throughout the state in 2020.

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Peterson Farm & Livestock

Since he was a kid growing up on a farm in central Kansas, David Peterson knew he would spend his life on a farm. “It’s all…

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Greenwell Farms

“The best part of my day is waking up to a fresh cup of Kona coffee,” says Tom Greenwell, co-owner of Greenwell Farms. That cup of…

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Chappellet

On the steep slopes of Napa Valley’s renowned Pritchard Hill, the Chappellet family has been producing world-class wines from the fruit they have cultivated here for…

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Alexandra Dates

Jose “Chacho” Gomez is a date farmer in the Coachella Valley. He can’t imagine being anything other than a farmer. Learn more about his story.

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Ortega Berry Farms

Ortega Berry Farms grew from modest beginnings. Edward and Carlos Ortega’s parents, Alfredo and Josefina, first came to the United States from Mexico and eventually arrived in Watsonville, California, working as sharecroppers in the strawberry fields.

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Clauss Dairy Farms

Kimberly Clauss Jorritsma and her sister, Karen Tate, are partners in Jersey Generations, which oversees the management of Clauss Dairy Farms and Sunwest Jersey Dairy, milking over 3,300 registered Jersey cows and providing milk for Hilmar Cheese Company.

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