Farm Credit supports rural communities and agriculture with reliable, consistent credit and financial services, today and tomorrow. That's our mission. And we serve every part of agriculture from the smallest operations to the largest – and everything in between. Learn more about who we are and the important mission we fulfill every day.
Farm Credit is a nationwide network of 70 customer-owned financial institutions. Across all 50 states and Puerto Rico, we provide loans and related financial services to U.S. farmers and ranchers, farmer-owned cooperatives and other agribusinesses, rural homebuyers and rural infrastructure providers. Learn more about our cooperative structure, our unique funding model and see a list of our institutions.
From our start in 1916, Farm Credit has been serving rural communities and agriculture for more than 100 years. This rich history has helped us build an extraordinary depth of understanding of rural credit needs. Learn more by exploring an interactive timeline and digging into our archives.
As we fulfill our mission, we focus on our customers. As cooperatives, they own and govern each Farm Credit institution. And they are at the heart of everything we do. Hear directly from them about our important mission and the impact it has across the country.