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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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Nevada Cattlemen’s Update

When considering the 2019 season, words like “grind” and “grit” and phrases such as “labor of love” come to mind. Grit has always been a key characteristic for Nevada ranchers.

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Glaser Land & Livestock Company

Along Interstate 80 and the railroad line that crosses northern Nevada, land is owned by a checkerboard of federal and private interests. Federal land is open…

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Pauly Farm

On 2,000 acres in Kansas, the Pauly family operates a cash grain operation and wheat seed business, employing a variety of financial solutions from American AgCredit…

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USDA Updates Farm Income Estimates

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has offered a bit of good news for the nation’s agricultural outlook, modestly increasing its estimate of U.S. net farm…

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2019 Q3: Dairy Industry Update

Steadily improving prices for most dairy products have spurred a rebound in the industry, which has been reeling from a difficult year in 2018 and the…

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USDA Announces WHIP+ Program

USDA Offers Program to Help Farmers Hurt by Natural Disasters Agricultural producers who were impacted by natural disasters in 2018 and 2019, including Hurricane Dorian, can…

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Harvest Newsletter 2019

Harvest is the annual newsletter of American AgCredit. Enjoy a round up of news and interesting stories from around the Association.

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2019 Northern San Joaquin Valley Update

The economic outlook for farmers in San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Merced counties remains generally positive with sustained growth across several key commodities, though there are headwinds in the form of prices, production costs and trade uncertainty.

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Pear Blossom Farms

Billed as the “Home of Dad’s Jalapeño Sauce,” Pear Blossom Farms can trace a family lineage of fruit growing and food processing to the early days of Colorado settlement.

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2019 Q2: Sonoma County Update

While most parts of the United States have seen a decline in the number of farmers, Sonoma County has bucked the trend with a modest increase from 2012 to 2017.

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2019 Q2: Cattle Update

Calf prices steadily improved through the first four months of 2019 and drought conditions have significantly eased, but profit margins in the beef sector remain tight.

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Farm Credit Overview

American AgCredit is part of the nationwide Farm Credit System. See all about our origins, mission, and commitment to the future of agriculture in America.

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Arreche Hay Company

The picturesque Surprise Valley in the northeastern corner of California is the only place Jon Arreche has ever wanted to be.

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2018 Cash Patronage

This year, our Board voted to increase our cash patronage distribution to a full 1%, resulting in a record $86 million cash back to our loyal customers.

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Assali Hulling & Shelling

Frank Assali didn’t plan to become a farmer, but when asked in 1964 to take over the peach orchard owned by his father and uncle, he and his wife Marie stepped up.

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