The Farmer Mac website is an educational resource to help its various audiences learn about its programs, activities and customer services. This Resources section outlines a few of the frequently used tools.
Calendar of Events
What's happening at Farmer Mac?
Farmer Mac’s Calendar of Events includes a variety of important dates: scheduled earnings releases and investor conference calls, informational workshops, educational webinars and holiday closing schedules. New events are added to the list as they are scheduled. Events that require a registration are linked to the registration form.
Farmer Mac Almanac
The Farmer Mac Almanac is a bi-monthly publication describing important announcements and upcoming events
The publication focuses on Farmer Mac I and Farmer Mac II and includes product updates and schedules for informational webinars and workshops. It highlights Farmer Mac’s participation in various state and national banking and USDA conferences. The columns appearing under the title of “Dave’s GPS and Dashboard” enable readers to follow the thoughts and insights of Dr. David Kohl.
Listen and learn from presentations recorded from live webinars
Farmer Mac offers dozens of webinars every year which are recorded and posted on this website. They offer listeners the ability to gain in-depth knowledge of products and processes for both Farmer Mac I and Farmer Mac II.
Dave’s GPS and Dashboard
Hear from the expert
Drawing from his experiences and insights gained through his extensive travel and visits with ag lenders, Dr. David Kohl, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, VA, is a contributing writer for the Farmer Mac Almanac. His insights appear in every Farmer Mac Almanac under the headline of “Dave’s GPS.” Dr. Kohl’s “Dashboard” helps readers navigate today’s volatile economic environment by providing timely status information on key performance indicators in an organized and easy-to-read format.
The Farmer Mac I Cash Window mortgage loan purchase program is described in the Seller/Servicer Guide.
The Farmer Mac Seller/Servicer Guide summarizes the process for selling Farmer Mac I Farm and Ranch loans to Farmer Mac. The Collateral Valuation Supplement identifies the requirements that apply to a valuation assignment.