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The 5 Cs of Lending

Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) and Frontier Farm Credit are co-sponsoring a webinar series, Two Economists and a Lender. Our November installment featured Agriculture Economic Insights (AEI) co-founders David Widmar and Brent Gloy and Tara Reppert, credit analyst. The webinar recording from November 17 is available. Explore upcoming webinars.

 
 

The 5 Cs of credit can feel like a mysterious metric that only lenders understand. In this episode, we discussed how lenders, investors and others use the 5 Cs to understand where you are taking your operation. Learn how to shape a story that supports your financing and investment needs as you grow your operation.

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