A review of credit availability in rural America

Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit | 1300 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C.
| Jun 25, 2014 10:00am

Witnesses

Panel 1

The Honorable Jill Long Thompson, Board Chair and CEO, Farm Credit Administration, McLean, Virginia

Mr. Chris Beyerhelm, Deputy Administrator for Farm Loan Programs, Farm Service Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. 

Mr. Nathan S. Kauffman, Assistant Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Omaha Branch, Omaha, Nebraska

Panel 2

Mr. Bob Frazee, President and CEO, MidAtlantic Farm Credit, ACA, Westminster, Maryland; on behalf of the Farm Credit System

Mr. Timothy L. Buzby, President and CEO, Farmer Mac, Washington, D.C.

Mr. Leonard Wolfe, President and CEO, United Bank & Trust, Marysville, Kansas; on behalf of the American Bankers Association

Mr. Sean H. Williams, President and CEO, The First National Bank of Wynne, Wynne, Arkansas; on behalf of the Independent Community Bankers of America

Mr. Brett Melone, Loan Officer, California FarmLink, Santa Cruz, California; on behalf of the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition