Press Release
May 6, 2020
Farm Credit support Rebuild Rural letter, focus on rural infrastructure Farm Credit Council President and CEO Todd Van Hoose released the following statement today in support of the Rebuild Rural coalition’s letter to Congress. “Parents working and students studying from home has brought the urban/rural divide on broadband to the fore in a way we can no longer afford to ignore. That same broadband would help rural residents avoid medical appointments through telehealth initiatives – decreasing their exposure to others at the hospitals and clinics,” Van Hoose said.
Press Release
April 23, 2020
Farm Credit Statement on Latest Covid-19 Funding Farm Credit Council President and CEO Todd Van Hoose made the following statement after Congress passed the latest funding to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. “Farm Credit applauds the quick action by Congress and President Trump in approving this latest assistance package. We will do everything in our power to get farmers and ranchers access to funding through the Paycheck Protection Program."
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."
February 28, 2020
TestIT App Enables Broadband Testing Nation-Wide As Farm Credit continues to advocate for broadband access in rural America, we partnered with the National Association of Counties (NACo) to develop TestIT, an easy-to-use app that provides real-time information about internet speeds across the country.
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.