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Jul 29, 2019

The real estate market for cropland remained stable as values continue to slowly adjust to the current margin environment.

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Judith Nygren, Corporate Communications & Public Relations Specialist
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Jul 27, 2015

Farmland Values Continue to Moderate

The decline in farmland values that began in late 2013 has been widely reported, and many have looked for comparisons to the farmland crisis of the 1980s. But the two periods are distinctly different, says Mark Jensen, FCSAmerica’s chief risk officer. Read more to learn why.

May 1, 2015

Farm Credit Services of America Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Net income was $113.5 million compared to $121.5 million for the same quarter in 2014. The decrease in net income was due primarily to an increase in the provision for credit losses and noninterest expense, partially offset by an increase in net interest income and noninterest income.

Mar 27, 2015

Farm Credit Services of America Announces Appointment to Board of Directors

The Farm Credit Services of America Board of Directors has appointed L. James (Jim) Kortan of Brookings, South Dakota, as its newest director. He will serve a four-year term, effective April 1, 2015.

Mar 27, 2015

Farm Credit Services of America Customer-Owners Elect Four to Board of Directors

Farm Credit Services of America stockholders elected four producers to the financial cooperative’s Board of Directors, effective April 1, 2015: Jim Ehlers of Newell, Iowa; Steve Henry of Nevada, Iowa; Rick Maxfield of Lyman, Wyoming; and Randy Peters of McCook, Nebraska.

Mar 3, 2015

Farm Credit Services of America Announces 2014 Year-End Financial Results

Farm Credit Services of America announces annual net income of $536.5 million for the 2014 calendar year. This compares to $514.6 million in 2013.

Mar 3, 2015

FCSAmerica GrowingOn® Meetings Help Producers Prepare for the 2015 Crop Year

FCSAmerica hosted GrowingOn® meetings in 30 locations across Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota from December 2014 through January 2015. The purpose of the meetings was to provide information and insights to help producers plan, reduce risk and manage revenue for the upcoming crop year.

Jan 21, 2015

Market Trends Continue to Point to ‘Soft Landing’ for Farmland

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.

Dec 17, 2014

Farm Credit Services of America To Distribute Record $160 Million Cash-Back Dividend for 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.

Nov 5, 2014

Farm Credit Services of America Releases Year-to-Date Earnings

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.

Aug 28, 2014

Farm Credit Services of America Announced as Presenting Sponsor at Raising Nebraska

Consumers who visit the new Raising Nebraska exhibition hall on the grounds of the Nebraska State Fair will have the opportunity to talk one on one with farmers, ranchers and other food and agriculture experts during the State Fair and throughout the year, thanks to underwriting support from Farm Credit Services of America.

Aug 26, 2014

Local Farmer’s Invest An Acre Crop Donations to be Matched by Farm Credit Services of America

Farmers have an opportunity to alleviate hunger in their communities by donating a portion of their crop to Invest An Acre, with Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) pledging to match farmers’ donations in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. FCSAmerica is increasing its dollar-for-dollar match for the 2014 harvest, contributing up to $500 for each farmer’s grain donation.

Aug 4, 2014

Farm Credit Services of America Announces Mid-Year Earnings

Farm Credit Services of America announced financial results for the first six months of calendar year 2014.

 

Media & Communications Inquiries

Judith Nygren Corporate Communications & Public Relations Specialist
Phone: 402-348-3346