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Report: Increasing accountability, sustainability in Farm Credit System

Report: Increasing accountability, sustainability in Farm Credit System A new report is calling for greater accountability in the system providing funding to farmers in underserved communities. The research takes a dive into the Farm Credit System, examining the risks and suggesting improvements to make the system more fair and more sustainable. Joshua Humphreys, president and senior fellow of Croatan Institute, a farmer and lead author of the report, said despite the Farm Credit System making around 45% of all agricultural loans, there is no transparency in how much of the funding goes to small, midsized or socially disadvantaged farmers. ...(Read More)

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