St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) June 23, 2014
AgriBank announced today that it and several of its affiliated Farm Credit Associations will be featured in an upcoming episode of American Farmer, airing later this year on RFD-TV.
AgriBank is a wholesale bank that provides funding to 17 retail Farm Credit Associations that lend to farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses and rural homeowners. AgStar Financial Services, FCS Financial, Farm Credit Services of Mandan, GreenStone Farm Credit Services and United FCS will collaborate with AgriBank on the program.
This episode of American Farmer will highlight key challenges and opportunities in today’s agricultural marketplace as well as educate audiences on the cost-effective and innovative financial products and services Farm Credit provides to farmers, ranchers, and agribusinesses to help them manage risk and succeed financially.
“Our customers are also our owners, so we have a direct hand on the pulse of the marketplace and the financial solutions rural America needs to thrive in an increasingly volatile global economy,” says Bill York, CEO, AgriBank. “Together with our affiliated Farm Credit Associations, we’re excited to participate in the American Farmer series so we can share our insight with rural America.”
“AgriBank is one of the largest banks in the national Farm Credit System, and they and their affiliated Farm Credit Associations serve America’s heartland," said Ryann Watkin, Producer for American Farmer. "We are pleased and excited to feature them in this episode."
AgriBank is one of the largest banks within the national Farm Credit System, with more than $85 billion in total assets. Under the Farm Credit System's cooperative structure, AgriBank is owned by 17 affiliated Farm Credit Associations. The AgriBank District covers America's Midwest, a 15-state area stretching from Wyoming to Ohio and Minnesota to Arkansas. More than half of the nation's cropland is located within the AgriBank District, providing the Bank and its Association owners with exceptional expertise in production agriculture. For more information, visit http://www.AgriBank.com.
About American Farmer:
American Farmer is a breakthrough program on a mission to showcase the latest advancements in agriculture and farming. From seed to harvest, livestock and more, our producers have traveled the country covering the people, places and issues impacting all areas of farm country.
American Farmer airs Tuesdays at 8:30am ET on RFD-TV as well as Tuesdays at 12:30pm and Saturdays at 1:30pm ET on FamilyNet.
For more information, contact Ryann Watkin, Producer for American Farmer, at (866) 496-4065 x 813 or visit http://www.AmericanFarmerTV.com.