Market Trends Continue to Point to ‘Soft Landing’ for Farmland
Jan 21, 2015
Cropland prices in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming declined some in the final six months of 2014, while demand for pastureland remained strong. The latest benchmark farm values and sales data tracked by Farm Credit Services of America continue to point to a “soft landing” for farmland after years of price increases.
Farm Credit Services of America To Distribute Record $160 Million Cash-Back Dividend for 2014
Dec 17, 2014
Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) has approved a 2014 cash-back dividend of $160 million to its eligible customer-owners. The 2014 cash-back dividend represents the largest annual dividend approved by the cooperative’s Board of Directors. Since 2004, FCSAmerica has distributed $990 million to its eligible-customer owners.
Farm Credit Services of America Releases Year-to-Date Earnings
Nov 05, 2014
Net income was $373.5 million compared to $353.6 million for the same nine-month period in 2013. Loan volume increased by $793.5 million to $21 billion during the first nine months of 2014. Members’ equity increased to $4 billion from nearly $3.6 billion at the end of 2013.