Press Release
April 18, 2020
Farm Credit Statement on USDA Announcement of Ag Funding Farm Credit Council President and CEO Todd Van Hoose made the following statement regarding last night’s announcement of aid for farmers and ranchers. “On behalf of Farm Credit, we thank Secretary Perdue and President Trump for their quick action to provide much needed direct assistance to farmers and ranchers. U.S. ag producers face unprecedented interruptions in the food/ag supply chain because of the Covid-19 pandemic."
Press Release
February 27, 2020
Farm Credit Takes the HBCU Partnership Challenge Farm Credit will join U.S. Rep. Alma Adams (NC-12) and the bipartisan Congressional HBCU Caucus next week to officially participate in the HBCU Partnership Challenge and advocate for HBCUs on Capitol Hill.
Press Release
January 16, 2020
Farm Credit Welcomes USMCA, China Phase One Farm Credit Council CEO Todd Van Hoose today made the following statement on the U.S. Senate passing the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and President Trump securing phase one of a trade deal with China.
Press Release
December 19, 2019
Farm Credit Applauds House Passage of USMCA Farm Credit Council CEO Todd Van Hoose today made the following statement on the U.S. House of Representatives passing the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
Press Release
December 11, 2019
Farm Groups Partner to Help Farmers Manage Stress Recognizing the high levels of stress affecting America’s farmers and ranchers, Farm Credit, American Farm Bureau Federation and National Farmers Union have partnered on a program to train individuals who interact with farmers and ranchers to recognize signs of stress and offer help.
Press Release
May 22, 2019
Farm Credit Makes Grant to Improve Access to Mental Health Care for Farmers Farm Credit has partnered with AgriSafe Network to support its Total Farmer Health campaign. The program will educate rural health professionals on the mental health risks faced by farmers and ranchers and trains them to integrate basic mental health screenings into their primary care practices.
Press Release
May 22, 2019
Statement on the Death of Dallas Tonsager Farm Credit Council President and CEO Todd Van Hoose made the following statement on the death of Dallas Tonsager. “Dallas had a life-long passion for rural communities and agriculture. During his time in Washington, D.C., Dallas worked tirelessly to support farm families and make a more vibrant rural economy. His leadership and his friendship will be deeply missed.”