What Recession? Farm Lending Holding Up Well

Monks, Matthew
December 2009
American Banker;12/2/2009, Vol. 174 Issue 215, p2
Trade Publication
The article discusses the financial performance of banks that provided agricultural loans to farmers during the economic recession of 2008-2009. Lenders who provided services to farmers experienced third quarter profits in 2009. The author reports that soybean and corn crops are predicted to produce large harvests, allowing farmers to payback their operating loans.


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