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.”
Press Release
April 2, 2019
Farm Credit CEOs Testify on Rural Economy, Disaster Assistance Bringing a message of how they are working with customers in this difficult agricultural cycle – and given the hurricanes last year and floods this year – three Farm Credit System CEOs will testify in front of the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee this morning.
Press Release
October 12, 2017
Rebuild Rural Coalition Members Testify at House Hearing Witnesses representing the Rebuild Rural Coalition (RRC) testified today before the House Agriculture Committee at the hearing on rural infrastructure. They underscored the different needs of rural versus urban areas. Additionally, they discussed the competitiveness of American agriculture and viability of rural communities relying on improved roads and bridges, clean water, reliable electricity and broadband internet access.
Press Release
August 7, 2017
Farm Credit Welcomes Capital for Farmers and Ranchers Act Farm Credit Council CEO Todd Van Hoose made the following statement today: Farm Credit appreciates the leadership of Senator Hoeven and Senators Boozman and Strange in introducing the Capital for Farmers and Ranchers Act. Given all of the challenges new producers face, it's important to modernize the size of FSA guaranteed and direct loans. Beginning farmers and ranchers need access to the credit required to become commercially viable and stay afloat during this agricultural downturn.