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May 16, 2017
New guidance and workpaper in FCA Examination Manual:

See the Recent Updates page for a summary of Examination Manual updates.

May 15, 2017
FCS Major Financial Indicators as of March 31, 2017

May 11, 2017
FCA Board Issues Request for Comment on Regulatory Burden (news release)

Approved Minutes of April 13, 2017, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 49 pages, 1.50 MB)

Remarks
by the Honorable Dallas P. Tonsager at the AgriBank, FCB Annual Meeting on March 7, 2017 (PDF, 6 pages, 58 KB)


May 8, 2017
Office of Inspector General Semiannual Report to the Congress, October 1, 2016, through March 31, 2017 (PDF, 42 pages, 1.19 MB)

May 4, 2017
Agenda for May 11 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

April 18, 2017
Updates to FCA Examination Manual:

See the Recent Updates page for a summary of Examination Manual updates.

April 17, 2017
Farm Credit Administration Plain Writing Act Compliance Report (PDF, 7 pages, 81 KB)

CFPB’s Mortgage Servicing Rule Amendments and Principles for the Future of Loss Mitigation (Informational Memorandum)

April 13, 2017
FCA Board Receives Report on Economic Conditions Affecting Agriculture and Update on Farm Credit System Condition (news release)

Approved Minutes of March 9, 2017, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 26 pages, 1.49 MB)

April 11, 2017
Mergers, Name Changes, and Other Corporate Activity as of April 1, 2017

April 6, 2017
Agenda for April 13 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

March 31, 2017
Oral Statement (PDF, 3 pages, 29 KB) and Testimony (PDF, 10 pages, 68 KB) of FCA Board Chairman Dallas P. Tonsager before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture on March 29, 2017

Oral Statement (PDF, 3 pages, 23 KB) of FCA Board Member Jeffery S. Hall before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture on March 29, 2017

March 28, 2017
FCA Board Member Kenneth A. Spearman Dies (news release). Colleagues and friends of Ken Spearman are invited to post special thoughts about Ken and notes of condolence at this website.

Office of Inspector General Survey Report: Survey of FCS Institutions Regarding the Agency's Examination Function, First Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 (PDF, 10 pages, 759 KB)

March 20, 2017
Testimony (PDF, 11 pages, 78 KB) of FCA Board Chairman Dallas P. Tonsager before the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies; U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations on February 28, 2017

March 10, 2017
Office of Inspector General Inspection Report: The Farm Credit Administration's Purchase Card Program (PDF, 12 pages, 598 KB)

March 9, 2017
FCA Board Receives Report on Farm Credit System Funding Conditions (news release)

Approved Minutes of February 9, 2017, FCA Board Meeting
(PDF, 10 pages, 720 KB)


March 7, 2017
FCS Major Financial Indicators as of December 31, 2016

March 2, 2017
Agenda for March 9 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

March 1, 2017
FCA Handbook Updates: FCA Regulations (Parts 600 to 655) (547 pages, 5.77 MB), FCA Pending Regulations and Notices (173 pages, 1.16 MB), FCSIC Regulations (Parts 1400 to 1412) (43 pages, 338 KB)

February 27, 2017
Office of Inspector General Audit Report: The Farm Credit Administration's Awards Program (PDF, 16 pages, 403 KB)

February 23, 2017
Agencies Release Swap Margin Guidance (joint news release issued by FCA and four other federal financial regulators)

February 9, 2017
FCA Board Approves Spring 2017 Unified Agenda, Regulatory Projects Plan (news release)

Approved Minutes of January 12, 2017, FCA Board Meeting
(PDF, 21 pages, 1.66 MB)

Spring 2017 Regulatory Projects Plan

February 6, 2017
Military Lending Act (Informational Memorandum)

February 3, 2017
Remarks by the Honorable Dallas P. Tonsager at the Farm Credit Council Annual Meeting on February 1, 2017 (PDF, 7 pages, 64 KB)

February 2, 2017
Agenda for February 9 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

February 1, 2017
Office of Inspector General Inspection Report: The Farm Credit Administration's Travel Card Program (PDF, 14 pages, 840 KB)

January 30, 2017
2016 Freedom of Information Act Annual Report (PDF, 40 pages, 184 KB)

January 27, 2017
Maximum Farm Credit System Bank Director Compensation for 2017

Mergers, Name Changes, and Other Corporate Activity as of January 1, 2017

FCS Directory and Map as of January 1, 2017

January 26, 2017
A correction to the notice of approval of the Draft Third Amended and Restated Market Access Agreement was published today in the Federal Register.

January 19, 2017
Yesterday the Farm Credit Administration posted several updates to the FCA Examination Manual related to the new capital regulations.

January 18, 2017
A notice of approval of the Draft Third Amended and Restated Market Access Agreement was published today in the Federal Register. The comment period ends February 17. To comment, go to the comment form and select "Market Access Agreement [HM-17-1]" from the drop-down menu beside "Regulation."

January 12, 2017
FCA Board Approves Third Restated Market Access Agreement, Receives Report on Agency’s FY 2016 Financial Statements (news release)

Approved Minutes of December 8, 2016, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 51 pages, 1.43 MB)

January 9, 2017
Farm Credit Administration Names Deputy Director for Congressional Affairs (news release)

Tier 1/Tier 2 Capital Framework Guidance (bookletter)

Fourth Quarter and FY 2016 Office of Inspector General Summary Report on the Survey of FCS Institutions Regarding the Examination Function (PDF, 9 pages, 503 KB)

January 5, 2017
Agenda for January 12 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

December 15, 2016
Update to Affirmative Action Program Guidance in the FCA Examination Manual: Human Capital Management (PDF, 13 pages, 335 KB)

December 13, 2016
Annual Threshold Adjustments Under Regulation Z and Regulation M and Annual Lists of “Rural Counties” and “Rural or Underserved Counties” (Informational Memorandum)

December 9, 2016
Today the Farm Credit Administration published a notice of effective date in the Federal Register. The notice applies to the final rule amending FCA regulations to reflect changes to the Freedom of Information Act. The final rule took effect today.

December 8, 2016
FCA Board Receives Reports on System’s Economic and Funding Conditions and the Agency’s Examination Activity (news release)

Approved Minutes of November 10, 2016, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 24 pages, 1.53 MB)

November 30, 2016
Agenda for December 8 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

2017 FCA Board Meeting Schedule

November 28, 2016
Dallas P. Tonsager Is Designated Chairman and CEO of Farm Credit Administration (news release)

November 21, 2016
Office of Inspector General Audit of FCA's Financial Statements, Fiscal Year 2016 (PDF, 7 pages, 169 KB)

November 17, 2016
FCS Major Financial Indicators as of September 30, 2016

November 15, 2016
Office of Inspector General 2016 Evaluation of the Farm Credit Administration's Compliance with the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (PDF, 25 pages, 311 KB)

FCA Performance and Accountability Report, Fiscal Year 2016 (PDF, 81 pages, 7.85 MB)

November 10, 2016
FCA Board Receives Update on Farm Credit System's Young, Beginning, and Small Farmer Reporting (news release)

Approved Minutes of October 13, 2016, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 35 pages, 503 KB)

The Malthusian Miscalculation: A World Awash in Grains and Soybeans (FCA Economic Report, PDF, 6 pages, 799 KB)

Ag Loan Volume Grows at Farm Banks; Loan Quality Is Declining (FCA Economic Report, PDF, 4 pages, 1.14 MB)

Implementation of the Tier 1/Tier 2 Capital Framework (Informational Memorandum)

November 8, 2016
Office of Inspector General Semiannual Report to the Congress, April 1, 2015, through September 30, 2016 (PDF, 40 pages, 2 MB)

November 7, 2016
A proposed rule on private flood insurance was published in the Federal Register. It was issued jointly by FCA and four other federal financial regulators. The comment period ends Jan. 6, 2017. To comment, go to the comment form and select "Private Flood Insurance [HM-16-8]" from the drop-down menu beside "Regulation."

November 3, 2016
Agenda for November 10 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

October 31, 2016
Agencies Request Comment on Proposed Private Flood Insurance Rule (joint news release issued by FCA and four other federal financial regulators) and related Federal Register notice (PDF, 76 pages, 276 KB)

October 17, 2016
A notice of effective date for the final rule on Farmer Mac governance was published today in the Federal Register. The final rule took effect on October 17.

October 13, 2016
FCA Board Receives Report on Profit Outlook for 2016 Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Crops (news release)

Approved Minutes of September 8, 2016, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 39 pages, 1.25 MB)

October 11, 2016
On October 7, FCA published in the Federal Register a notice of effective date for the final rule on changes in FCA’s organizational structure.

October 6, 2016
Agenda for October 13 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

September 29, 2016
FCA Offers New Public Resource: Reports by FCA Economists (news release)

Office of Inspector General Audit Report: The Farm Credit Administration's Oversight of Young, Beginning, and Small Farmer Programs (PDF, 18 pages, 486 KB)

September 27, 2016
National Oversight Plan for Fiscal Year 2017 (Informational Memorandum)

September 26, 2016
Office of Inspector General Audit Report: The Farm Credit Administration's Position Management and Job Evaluation Program (PDF, 16 pages, 599 KB)

September 15, 2016
Office of Inspector General Strategic and Operating Performance Plan, Fiscal Years 2017–2018 (PDF, 29 pages, 301 KB)

A final rule was published today in the Federal Register that amends FCA regulations to reflect changes to the Freedom of Information Act.

September 12, 2016
Third Quarter FY 2016 Office of Inspector General Summary Report on the Survey of FCS Institutions Regarding the Examination Function (PDF, 10 pages, 241 KB)

September 8, 2016
FCA Board Adopts Final Rule to Amend FOIA Regulations (news release)

Approved Minutes of August 11, 2016, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 34 pages, 2.36 MB)

September 1, 2016
Agenda for September 8 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

Office of Inspector General Inspection Report: Elimination of Unnecessary Use of Social Security Numbers at the Farm Credit Administration (PDF, 13 pages, 378 KB)

New Accounting Standard on Financial Instruments - Credit Losses (Informational Memorandum)

August 31, 2016
Fall 2016 Regulatory Projects Plan

August 30, 2016
La función del director (The Director's Role in Spanish, PDF, 76 pages, 1.04 MB)

August 29, 2016
Guidance on Addressing Personal and Intangible Property Within Collateral Evaluation Policies and Procedures (Informational Memorandum)

August 23, 2016
FCS Major Financial Indicators as of June 30, 2016

August 12, 2016
Approved Minutes of July 14, 2016, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 15 pages, 284 KB)

2016 Peer Review of the Farm Credit Administration Office of Inspector General (PDF, 4 pages, 376 KB)

August 11, 2016
FCA Board Receives Report on Economic Implications of Brexit (news release)

August 2, 2016
Agenda for August 11 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

August 1, 2016
Agencies Finalize Rule Exempting Certain Commercial and Financial End Users from Initial and Variation Margin Requirements (joint news release issued by FCA and four other Federal financial regulators) and related Federal Register notice (PDF, 35  pages, 171 KB)

July 28, 2016
A final rule on regulatory capital requirements for Farm Credit System institutions was published today in the Federal Register.

July 27, 2016
A final rule on Farmer Mac governance was published today in the Federal Register.

July 26, 2016
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Risk Identification

Mergers, Name Changes, and Other Corporate Activity as of July 1, 2016

July 22, 2016
A final rule on changes in FCA's organizational structure was published today in the Federal Register.

July 14, 2016
FCA Board Adopts Final Rule on Farmer Mac Governance and Standards of Conduct (news release) and related fact sheet

Approved Minutes of June 9, 2016, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 65 pages, 3.72 KB)

July 6, 2016
Agenda
for July 14 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

June 30, 2016
FCA's 2015 Annual Report on the Farm Credit System (PDF, 76 pages, 16.4 MB)

June 20, 2016
Notice of Prohibition and Orders of Removal, Suspension, or Prohibition (Informational Memorandum)

June 9, 2016
FCA Board Receives Annual Report on the Farm Credit System's Young, Beginning, and Small Farmer Lending (news release) and related fact sheet

FCA’s Annual Report on the Farm Credit System’s Young, Beginning, and Small Farmer Mission Performance: 2015 Results (PDF, 19 pages, 2.02 MB)

Approved Minutes of May 12, 2016, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 51 pages, 2.77 KB)

June 6, 2016
Office of Inspector General Audit Report: Examination of Business Continuity at Farm Credit System Institutions (PDF, 16 pages, 349 KB)

Second Quarter FY 2016 Office of Inspector General Summary Report on the Survey of FCS Institutions Regarding the Examination Function (PDF, 9 pages, 247 KB)

June 2, 2016
Agenda for June 9 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

June 1, 2016
Revised Guidelines on Submission of Proposals to Merge or Consolidate Farm Credit System Banks and Merge or Consolidate Farm Credit System Associations (Informational Memorandum)

May 25, 2016
Testimony (PDF, 11 pages, 148 KB) of Board Chairman Kenneth A. Spearman before the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry on May 19, 2016

Oral Statement (PDF, 1 page, 18 KB) of Board Member Dallas P. Tonsager before the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry on May 19, 2016

Oral Statement (PDF, 2 pages, 31 KB) of Board Member Jeffery S. Hall before the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry on May 19, 2016

May 24, 2016
A final rule on FCA civil money penalties was published today in the Federal Register.

May 18, 2016
Office of Inspector General Semiannual Report to the Congress, October 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016 (PDF, 42 pages, 857 KB)

May 16, 2016
FCS Major Financial Indicators as of March 31, 2016

May 12, 2016
FCA Board Receives Reports on Farmland Values and Economic Conditions in the Almond Industry (news release)

Approved Minutes of April 14, 2016, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 46 pages, 1.99 MB)

May 5, 2016
Agenda for May 12 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

April 25, 2016
New guidance in the FCA Examination Manual:

See the Examination Manual's Recent Updates page for a list of other sections that have been revised.

Office of Inspector General Audit Report: FCA's Controls Over the Electronic Official Personnel Folder (PDF, 14 pages, 434 KB)

April 15, 2016
Farm Credit Administration Plain Writing Act Compliance Report (PDF, 11 pages, 63 KB)

April 14, 2016
FCA Board Receives Report on Economic Conditions Affecting Agriculture and Update on Farm Credit System Condition (news release)

Approved Minutes of March 10, 2016, FCA Board Meeting
(PDF, 14 pages, 315 KB)

April 8, 2016
Farm Credit Administration Strategic Plan, Fiscal Years 2016–2021 (PDF, 17 pages, 169 KB)

April 7, 2016
Agenda for April 14 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

April 6, 2016
Office of Inspector General Inspection Report: Farm Credit Administration's Process in Developing and Updating Policies and Procedures (PDF, 13 pages, 617 KB)

April 4, 2016
Office of Inspector General Audit Report: The Farm Credit Administration's Risk Project (PDF, 18 pages, 1.70 MB)

First Quarter FY 2016 Office of Inspector General Summary Report on the Survey of FCS Institutions Regarding the Examination Function (PDF, 8 pages, 473 KB)

Fourth Quarter and FY 2015 Office of Inspector General Summary Report on the Survey of FCS Institutions Regarding the Examination Function (PDF, 11 pages, 943 KB)

March 16, 2016
Chief FOIA Officer Report of the Farm Credit Administration (PDF, 11 pages, 52 KB)

March 14, 2016
FCS Major Financial Indicators as of December 31, 2015

March 10, 2016
FCA Board Adopts Final Capital Rule, Issues Bookletter on Similar-Entity Lending (news release) and related fact sheet

Lending to Similar Entities (Bookletter)

Approved Minutes of February 11, 2016, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 10 pages, 222 KB)

March 3, 2016
Agenda for March 10 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

March 1, 2016
Office of Inspector General Audit Report: Human Capital Planning at the Farm Credit Administration (PDF, 23 pages, 607 KB)

February 29, 2016
The Sharecroppers’ Son,” an interview by FCA Board Chairman and CEO Kenneth A. Spearman with civil rights leader Congressman John Lewis.

February 23, 2016
A proposed rule on Farmer Mac investment eligibility was published today in the Federal Register. The comment period ends April 25. To comment, go to the comment form and select "Farmer Mac Investment Eligibility [HM-16-1]" from the drop-down menu beside "Regulation."

February 11, 2016
Update to FCA Examination Manual: Risk Identification (PDF, 12 pages, 292 KB)

FCA Board Approves Spring 2016 Unified Agenda, Regulatory Projects Plan
(news release)


Spring 2016 Regulatory Projects Plan

Approved Minutes of January 14, 2016, FCA Board Meeting
(PDF, 23 pages, 1.10 MB)

Remarks
by the Honorable Kenneth A. Spearman at the Farm Credit Council Annual Meeting on February 2, 2016 (PDF, 6 pages, 59 KB)

February 9, 2016
FCA Fiscal Year 2017 Proposed Budget and Performance Plan
(PDF, 102 pages, 798 KB)

Testimony (PDF, 5 pages, 42 KB) of Board Chairman Kenneth A. Spearman
Budget Request for FY 2017
Before the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations

Testimony (PDF, 5 pages, 65 KB) of Board Chairman Kenneth A. Spearman
Budget Request for FY 2017
Before the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations

Office of Inspector General Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015 Performance Report (PDF, 16 pages, 473 KB)

February 5, 2016
Maximum Farm Credit System Bank Director Compensation for 2016 (Informational Memorandum)

February 4, 2016
Agenda
for February 11 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

January 25, 2016
A notice of effective date for the final rule on organization and functions; enforcement of nondiscrimination on the basis of handicap in programs or activities conducted by FCA; and the organization of FCA was published in the Federal Register. The final rule took effect on January 25.

January 21, 2016
Servicing Loans to Borrowers in Distressed Industries (Informational Memorandum)

January 20, 2016
Recruiting Schedule for Spring 2016

January 14, 2016
FCA Board Adopts Proposed Rule on Investment Eligibility for Farmer Mac (news release) and related fact sheet

Approved Minutes of December 10, 2015, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 65 pages, 1.55 MB)

January 13, 2016
Amendments to Regulation C and Regulation Z and Annual Threshold Adjustments under Regulation Z and Regulation M (Informational Memorandum)

January 11, 2016
On January 1, the following sections of the flood insurance rule took effect:

Mergers, Name Changes, and Other Corporate Activity as of January 1, 2016

January 7, 2016
Agenda for January 14 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

December 23, 2015
Limited Suspension of Enforcement Actions Relating to Private Flood Insurance (Informational Memorandum)

December 14, 2015
On November 30, the Farm Credit Administration published two rules in the Federal Register: an interim final rule and a final rule, both of which are related to margin and capital requirements for covered swap entities.

December 10, 2015
FCA Board Receives Reports on System's Economic and Funding Conditions and the Agency's Examination Activity (news release)

Approved Minutes of November 12, 2015, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 21 pages, 1.24 MB)

December 7, 2015
Office of Inspector General Semiannual Report to the Congress, April 1, 2015, through September 30, 2015 (PDF, 32 pages, 553 KB)

December 3, 2015
Agenda for December 10 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

Oral Statement (PDF, 2 pages, 22 KB) and Testimony (PDF, 11 pages, 93 KB) of Board Chairman and CEO Kenneth A. Spearman before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture

Office of Inspector General Audit of FCA's Financial Statements, Fiscal Year 2015 (PDF, 7 pages, 142 KB)

November 30, 2015
FCS Major Financial Indicators as of September 30, 2015

November 19, 2015
2016 FCA Board Meeting Schedule

November 18, 2015
Update to FCA Examination Manual: Allowance for Losses (PDF, 13 pages, 315 KB)

November 17, 2015
Office of Inspector General 2015 Evaluation of the Farm Credit Administration's Compliance with the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (PDF, 33 pages, 808 KB)

November 16, 2015
FCA Performance and Accountability Report, Fiscal Year 2015 (PDF, 75 pages, 3.83 MB)

November 12, 2015
FCA Board Receives Report on Joint Agency Rules on Margin and Capital Requirements for Covered Swap Entities (news release)

Approved Minutes of October 8, 2015, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 47 pages, 1.95 MB)

November 6, 2015
Compliance with Section 4.38 of the Farm Credit Act — Affirmative Action (Informational Memorandum)

November 5, 2015
Agenda for November 12 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

A final rule on organization and functions; enforcement of nondiscrimination on the basis of handicap in programs or activities conducted by FCA; and the organization of FCA was published today in the Federal Register.

November 2, 2015
Two notices, the Notice of Policy Statements and Index and the Notice of Effective Date for the Final Rule on Mergers, Consolidations, and Charter Amendments of Banks or Associations, were published today in the Federal Register.

October 30, 2015
Agencies Finalize Swap Margin Rule (news release)

Fact Sheet on the Final Rule on Margin and Capital Requirements for Covered Swap Entities and the Interim Final Rule Implementing TRIPRA

October 8, 2015
FCA Board Adopts Resolution on National Cooperative Month (news release)

Approved Minutes of September 10, 2015, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 37 pages, 1.34 MB)

October 5, 2015
Office of Inspector General Strategic and Operating Performance Plan, Fiscal Years 2016-2017 (PDF, 28 pages, 696 KB)

Office of Inspector General Audit of FCA's Personnel Security and Suitability Program (PDF, 17 pages, 541 KB)

October 1, 2015
Agenda for October 8 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

September 30, 2015
FCA Board Chairman Encourages Tuskegee University Students to Apply for FCA Jobs (news release, PDF, 1 page, 54 KB)

FCA Handbook Update: FCA Board Policy Statements (PDF, 61 pages, 491 KB)

September 25, 2015
Operating Status at FCA

September 24, 2015
National Oversight Plan for Fiscal Year 2016 (Informational Memorandum)

September 23, 2015
Third Quarter FY 2015 Office of Inspector General Summary Report on the Survey of FCS Institutions Regarding the Examination Function (PDF, 10 pages, 275 KB)

September 10, 2015
FCA Board Approves Fall 2015 Unified Agenda, Regulatory Projects Plan (news release, PDF, 3 pages, 40 KB)

Approved Minutes of August 13, 2015, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 10 pages, 251 KB)

Fall 2015 Regulatory Projects Plan

September 9, 2015
New profiles added to Meet Our Employees page.

September 4, 2015
Agenda for September 10 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

FCA Handbook Sections: FCA Regulations (PDF, 901 pages, 7.39 MB); FCA Board Policy Statements (PDF, 61 pages, 465 KB); FCA Pending Regulations and Notices (PDF, 1,120 pages, 5.09 MB); FCA Bookletters (PDF, 145 pages, 772 KB)

August 26, 2015
FCA recently updated its policy statement on Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity. The updated statement was published in the Federal Register today.

August 24, 2015
A final rule on mergers, consolidations and charter amendments of Farm Credit System Banks or Associations was published today in the Federal Register.

August 13, 2015
FCA Board Adopts Final Rule on Mergers and Consolidations (news release)

Approved Minutes of July 8, 2015, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 39 pages, 3.03 MB)


FCS Major Financial Indicators as of June 30, 2015

Recruiting Schedule for Fall 2015

August 5, 2015
Cybersecurity Assessment and Expectations for System Institutions (Informational Memorandum)

August 4, 2015
Office of Inspector General Audit Report: Farm Credit Administration's Mobile Device Cost Controls (PDF, 19 pages, 445 KB)

August 3, 2015
Last week the Farm Credit Administration published in the Federal Register a notice of effective date for the final rule on stockholder voting procedures. The final rule took effect on July 27.

Agenda for August 13 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

July 21, 2015
A final rule on flood insurance was published today in the Federal Register. It was issued jointly by FCA and four other Federal financial regulators.

Remarks
by the Honorable Kenneth A. Spearman at the AgFirst Farm Credit Bank Annual Meeting on June 29, 2015 (PDF, 5 pages, 55 KB)

Remarks by the Honorable Jeffery S. Hall at the AgriBank Board Meeting on June 17, 2015 (PDF, 3 pages, 27 KB)

July 14, 2015
Mergers, Name Changes, and Other Corporate Activity as of July 1, 2015

A final rule to update the regulation on FCA field office locations was published in the Federal Register today. The rule amends the regulation to reflect an address change following a field office relocation.

July 13, 2015
FCA's 2014 Annual Report on the Farm Credit System (PDF, 74 pages, 15.50 MB)

July 9, 2015
Whistleblower Programs (Informational Memorandum)

Wendy Laguarda Named Executive Assistant to FCA Board Member (news release)

July 8, 2015
FCA Board Receives Report on Effect of Strong Dollar on U.S. Agriculture and Report on Drought in California (news release)

Approved Minutes of June 11, 2015, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 72 pages, 3.06 MB)

July 7, 2015
Safety and Soundness of the Farm Credit System (Informational Memorandum)

June 29, 2015
Agenda for July 8 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

June 23, 2015
FCA’s Annual Report on the Farm Credit System’s Young, Beginning, and Small Farmer Mission Performance: 2014 Results (PDF, 21 pages, 1.71 MB)

Today FCA published a notice in the Federal Register to reopen the comment period on the proposed rule to revise the regulatory capital requirements for Farm Credit System institutions. The comment period will be open from June 26 through July 10.

June 22, 2015
Agencies Issue Flood Insurance Rule (joint news release issued by FCA and four other Federal financial regulators) and related Federal Register notice (PDF, 189 pages, 604 KB)

June 11, 2015
FCA Board Receives Annual Report on the Farm Credit System's Young, Beginning, and Small Farmer Lending (news release) and related fact sheet

Approved Minutes of May 14, 2015, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 10 pages, 248 KB)

June 10, 2015
Second Quarter FY 2015 Office of Inspector General Summary Report on the Survey of FCS Institutions Regarding the Examination Function (PDF, 8 pages, 233 KB)

June 4, 2015
Notice Regarding Cybersecurity Incident Affecting Current and Former Federal Employees

Agenda for June 11 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

May 28, 2015
A final rule was published today in the Federal Register that amends FCA regulations regarding stockholder voting policies and procedures at Farm Credit System institutions.

May 21, 2015
Office of Inspector General Semiannual Report to the Congress, October 1, 2014, through March 31, 2015 (PDF, 39 pages, 1.42 MB)

May 18, 2015
FCS Major Financial Indicators as of March 31, 2015

May 14, 2015
FCA Board Adopts Final Rule on Stockholder Voting Procedures (news release)

Approved Minutes of April 9, 2015, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 36 pages, 960 KB)

May 7, 2015
Agenda for May 14 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

May 1, 2015
The final rule on pension benefit disclosures became effective on April 29.

April 28, 2015
TILA-RESPA Integrated Mortgage Disclosures – Clarification of Borrower Stock and Participation Certificates Disclosure (Informational Memorandum)

April 23, 2015
Remarks by the Honorable Dallas P. Tonsager at the Wisconsin Farm Credit Legislative Conference on March 30, 2015 (PDF, 3 pages, 27 KB)

April 16, 2015
Notice of Prohibition and Orders of Removal, Suspension, or Prohibition (Informational Memorandum)

April 15, 2015
FCA Plain Writing Act Compliance Report (PDF, 9 pages, 86 KB)

April 10, 2015
Mergers, Name Changes, and Other Corporate Activity as of April 1, 2015

April 9, 2015
FCA Board Receives Report on Economic Conditions Affecting Agriculture and Update on Farm Credit System Condition (news release)

Approved Minutes of March 12, 2015, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 31 pages, 2.05 MB)

April 8, 2015
Kevin Kramp Named Top Aide to FCA Board Member (news release)

April 3, 2015
Office of Inspector General's Audit of FCA's Commissioning Program (PDF, 19 pages, 808 KB)

Office of Inspector General's Audit of FCA's Special Supervision and Enforcement Processes (PDF, 21 pages, 864 KB)

First Quarter FY 2015 Office of Inspector General Summary Report on the Survey of FCS Institutions Regarding the Examination Function (PDF, 7 pages, 247 KB)

April 2, 2015
Amendments to Asset-Size Exemption Thresholds under Regulation Z and Integrated Mortgage Disclosures under Regulation X and Regulation Z
(Informational Memorandum)

Agenda for April 9 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

March 26, 2015
A proposed rule on Farmer Mac corporate governance and standards of conduct was published today in the Federal Register. The comment period ends June 24. To comment, go to the comment form and select "Farmer Mac Corporate Governance and Standards of Conduct [HM-15-4]" from the drop-down menu beside "Regulation."

March 25, 2015
A final rule to update the regulation on FCA field office locations was published in the Federal Register today. The rule reflects address changes following two field office relocations.

March 17, 2015
Jeffery Hall Appointed to Farm Credit Administration Board (news release)

March 16, 2015
FCS Major Financial Indicators as of December 31, 2014

Kenneth A. Spearman Is Designated Chairman of the Farm Credit Administration (news release)

Dallas Tonsager Assumes Position as Member of Farm Credit Administration Board (news release)

March 12, 2015
FCA Board Receives Reports on Building Association's Financial Audit and Farm Credit System's Funding Conditions (news release)

Approved Minutes of February 12, 2015, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 12 pages, 300 KB)

March 11, 2015
Update to FCA Examination Manual: Capital Management (PDF, 12 pages, 305 KB)

March 10, 2015
Chief FOIA Officer Report to the Department of Justice Pursuant to Attorney General Holder's FOIA Guidelines (PDF, 10 pages, 107 KB)

March 5, 2015
Because of inclement weather in the Washington, D.C., metro area, the McLean office of the Farm Credit Administration is closed today.

March 4, 2015
Agenda for March 12 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

February 26, 2015
A final rule on pension benefit disclosures was published in the Federal Register today.

February 17, 2015
Because of inclement weather in the Washington, D.C., metro area, the McLean office of the Farm Credit Administration is closed today.

February 12, 2015
FCA Board Approves Proposed Rule on Farmer Mac Board Governance and Standards of Conduct and Spring 2015 Unified Agenda (news release) and related fact sheet (PDF, 2 pages, 72 KB)

Approved Minutes of January 8, 2015, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 29 pages, 1.39 MB)

Spring 2015 Regulatory Projects Plan

February 10, 2015
Updates to FCA Examination Manual: Annual Report to Shareholders (PDF, 27 pages, 485 KB) and Quarterly Report to Shareholders (PDF, 7 pages, 234 KB)

February 5, 2015
Agenda for February 12 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

February 3, 2015
Maximum Farm Credit System Bank Director Compensation for 2015 (Informational Memorandum, PDF, 2 pages, 95 KB)

FCA Fiscal Year 2016 Proposed Budget and Performance Plan (PDF, 85 pages, 1.04 MB)

January 29, 2015
Portfolio Management in Volatile Times (Informational Memorandum, PDF, 3 pages, 81 KB)

January 22, 2015
Fourth Quarter and FY 2014 Office of Inspector General Summary Report on the Survey of FCS Institutions Regarding the Examination Function (PDF, 10 pages, 163 KB)

January 21, 2015
The proposed rule on mergers, consolidations, and charter amendments of Farm Credit System Banks or Associations was published yesterday in the Federal Register. The comment period ends April 20. To comment, go to the comment form and select "Mergers" from the drop-down menu beside "Regulation."

January 13, 2015
Recruiting Schedule for Spring 2015

January 9, 2015
Mergers, Name Changes, and Other Corporate Activity as of January 1, 2015

January 8, 2015
FCA Board Receives Report on Agency’s FY 2014 Financial Statements (news release, PDF, 2 pages, 26 KB) 

Approved Minutes of December 11, 2014, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 47 pages, 1.29 MB)

January 7, 2015
The comment period has been extended until February 16 for the proposed rule to revise our regulatory capital requirements for Farm Credit System institutions. The notice announcing the extension was published in the Federal Register on December 23. To comment, go to the comment form and select "Capital – Tier 1 Tier 2 Framework [HM-14-11]" from the drop-down menu beside "Regulation."

December 30, 2014
Agenda for January 8 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

December 16, 2014
Cybersecurity Framework and Other Recent Guidance (Informational Memorandum, PDF, 3 pages, 642 KB).

December 11, 2014
FCA Board Adopts Proposed Rule on Mergers and Consolidations (news release, PDF, 2 pages, 69 KB)

Approved Minutes of November 13, 2014, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 16 pages, 1.51 MB)

December 8, 2014
FCA Freedom of Information Act Annual Report, FY 2014
(PDF, 217 KB, 35 pages; Machine Readable, 26 KB)

December 5, 2014
Office of Inspector General 2014 Evaluation of the Farm Credit Administration's Compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (PDF, 1.02 MB, 37 pages)

December 4, 2014
Agenda for December 11 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

Office of Inspector General Audit of FCA's Financial Statements, Fiscal Year 2014 (PDF, 7 pages, 289 KB)

December 1, 2014
Statement of FCA Board Member Leland A. Strom Regarding Strategic Alliances (PDF, 1 page, 19 KB)

November 25, 2014
Lending, Training, and Outreach Opportunities with the Farm Service Agency (Informational Memorandum, PDF, 2 pages, 101 KB)

November 21, 2014
2015 FCA Board Meeting Schedule

November 18, 2014
Remarks by the Honorable Jill Long Thompson at the Annual Agriculture Conference of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on November 17, 2014 (PDF, 5 pages, 40 KB)

November 17, 2014
FCA Performance and Accountability Report, FY 2014 (PDF, 72 pages, 6.89 MB)

A proposed rule on pension benefit disclosures was published today in the Federal Register. The comment period ends Dec. 17. To comment, go to Pending Regulations and click on the link at the top of the page. On the comment form, select the pension benefit disclosures regulation from the drop-down menu.

November 13, 2014
FCA Board Receives Report from Ethics Staff (news release, PDF, 1 page, 32 KB)

Approved Minutes of October 9, 2014, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 10 pages, 887 KB)

Office of Inspector General Semiannual Report to the Congress, April 1 through September 30, 2014 (PDF, 36 pages, 2.62 MB)

November 7, 2014
Amendments to Qualified Mortgage Provisions of Regulation Z; Adjustments to Regulation Z and Regulation M Thresholds; Implementation of TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule (Informational Memorandum, PDF, 3 pages, 130 KB)

November 6, 2014
Agenda for November 13 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

October 30, 2014
A joint proposed rule on flood insurance was published today in the Federal Register. It was issued jointly by FCA and four other Federal financial regulators. The comment period ends Dec. 29. To comment, go to Pending Regulations and click on the link at the top of the page. On the comment form, select the flood insurance regulation from the drop-down menu.

October 24, 2014
Agencies Request Comment on Proposed Flood Insurance Rule (news release, PDF, 2 pages, 350 KB)

Third Quarter FY 2014 Office of Inspector General Summary Report on the Survey of FCS Institutions Regarding the Examination Function (PDF, 7 pages, 102 KB)

October 22, 2014
Two notices, the Notice of Policy Statements and Index and the Notice of Compliance Date for the Final Rule on Reporting of Accounts and Exposures, were published today in the Federal Register.

October 16, 2014
A proposed rule was published today in the Federal Register that would amend FCA regulations regarding stockholder voting policies and procedures at Farm Credit System institutions. The comment period ends on December 15.

Mergers, Name Changes, and Other Corporate Activity as of October 1, 2014

October 9, 2014
Approved Minutes of September 11, 2014, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 40 pages, 1.23 MB)

FCA Board Approves Proposed Rule Governing Compensation Disclosures (news release, PDF, 2 pages, 36 KB)

October 3, 2014
Office of Inspector General Strategic and Operating Performance Plan, Fiscal Years 2015-2016 (PDF, 28 pages, 832 KB)

October 1, 2014
Agenda for October 9 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

September 29, 2014
Office of Inspector General Audit of FCA's Training and Conference Expenses (PDF, 35 pages, 2.55 MB)

September 24, 2014
A proposed rule (PDF, 54 pages, 626 KB) on margin and capital requirements for covered swap entities was published today in the Federal Register. The proposed rule was issued jointly by FCA and four other Federal financial regulators.The comment period ends November 24.

September 19, 2014
Three new Web pages: The Cooperative Way; Protección de denunciantes (Whistleblower Protection in Spanish); Igualdad de oportunidades de empleo y diversidad (EEO and Diversity in Spanish)

September 12, 2014
Fall 2014 Regulatory Projects Plan

September 11, 2014
Approved Minutes of August 14, 2014, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 10 pages, 306 KB)

FCA Board Approves Fall 2014 Unified Agenda, Regulatory Projects Plan (news release, PDF, 4 pages, 46 KB)

September 9, 2014
National Oversight Plan for Fiscal Year 2015 (Informational Memorandum)

Office of Inspector General Audit of FCA's Purchase Card Program (PDF, 15 pages, 1.46 MB)

September 4, 2014
Guidance for Investment Requests under § 615.5140(e) of FCA Regulations (Informational Memorandum)

A proposed rule (PDF, 1,004 KB, 96 pages) was published today in the Federal Register that would revise our regulatory capital requirements for Farm Credit System institutions. The comment period ends on January 2, 2015.

Agenda for September 11 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

September 3, 2014
Agencies Seek Comment on Swap Margin Requirements (joint news release issued by FCA and four other Federal financial regulators) and proposed rule (PDF, 211 pages, 734 KB)

August 26, 2014
Recruiting Schedule for Fall 2014

August 21, 2014
Office of Inspector General Audit of FCA's Travel Card Program (PDF, 16 pages, 721 KB)

FCA Examination Manual (revised)

August 14, 2014
FCA Board Adopts Proposed Rule on Stockholder Voting Procedures (news release)

Approved Minutes of July 10, 2014, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 18 pages, 475 KB)

August 12, 2014
FCS Major Financial Indicators as of June 30, 2014

August 7, 2014
Agenda for August FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

July 25, 2014
A proposed rule (PDF, 18 pages, 293 KB) was published today in the Federal Register to amend FCA regulations governing eligibility of investments held in Farm Credit System banks. The comment period ends on October 23.

Second Quarter FY 2014 Office of Inspector General Summary Report on the Survey of FCS Institutions Regarding the Examination Function (PDF, 9 pages, 52 KB)

July 23, 2014
Farm Credit System Operating Expenses (Informational Memorandum)

July 22, 2014
A final notice of intent was published in the Federal Register yesterday. This document responds to the comments received from our July 2013 request to identify regulations that Farm Credit System institutions considered burdensome, ineffective, or duplicative.

July 18, 2014
Remarks by the Honorable Jill Long Thompson at the AgFirst Farm Credit Bank Annual Meeting on July 14, 2014 (PDF, 29 KB, 5 pages)

July 10, 2014
FCA Board Issues Notice Responding to 2013 Regulatory Burden Solicitation (news release)

Approved Minutes of June 12, 2014, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 67 pages, 2.90 MB)

July 8, 2014
Integrated Mortgage Disclosures Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z) Informational Memorandum

July 3, 2014
Mergers, Name Changes, and Other Corporate Activity as of July 1, 2014

July 2, 2014
Agenda for July FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

June 30, 2014
FCA's 2013 Annual Report on the Farm Credit System (PDF, 73 pages, 5.99 MB)

June 25, 2014
Oral Statement (PDF, 2 pages, 53 KB) and Testimony (PDF, 10 pages, 103 KB) by Board Chair and CEO Jill Long Thompson before the Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit, U.S. House Committee on Agriculture

June 18, 2014
A final rule was published in the Federal Register today. It amends regulations to remove the requirement that Farm Credit System banks and associations hold nonbinding, advisory votes on senior officer compensation. The rule also became effective today.

June 12, 2014
Approved Minutes of May 8, 2014, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 25 pages, 1.34 MB)

FCA Board Approves Proposed Rule on Investment Eligibility
(news release) and a related fact sheet (PDF, 2 pages, 30 KB)


Fact Sheet on Farm Credit System Young, Beginning, and Small Farmer Lending Results for 2013 (PDF, 2 pages, 43 KB)

FCA's Annual Report on the Farm Credit System's Young, Beginning, and Small Farmer Mission Performance: 2013 Results (PDF, 20 pages, 1.08 MB)

June 4, 2014
Agenda for June FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

June 2, 2014
FCS Major Financial Indicators as of March 31, 2014

May 30, 2014
As published in the Federal Register today, the comment period has been reopened for a proposed rule governing standards of conduct of directors, employees, and agents of Farm Credit System institutions, excluding the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation. The comment period ends on June 20, 2014.

Joint Statement on Increased Maximum Flood Insurance Coverage for Other Residential Buildings (Informational Memorandum)

May 21, 2014
The final rule on Farmer Mac liquidity management took effect on April 30. The notice of effective date was published today in the Federal Register.

May 13, 2014
Office of Inspector General Semiannual Report to the Congress, October 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014 (PDF, 22 pages, 545 KB)

May 8, 2014
FCA Board Approves Proposed Rule to Modify Regulatory Capital Requirements (news release) and related fact sheet (PDF, 6 pages, 63 KB)

Approved Minutes of April 10, 2014, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 35 pages, 869 KB)

May 1, 2014
Agenda for May FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

April 29, 2014
Remarks by the Honorable Jill Long Thompson at the Farm Credit Council Services Workshop (PDF, 5 pages, 40 KB)

April 25, 2014
Revised Guidelines on Submission of Proposals to Merge or Consolidate Farm Credit System Associations (Informational Memorandum)

April 24, 2014
Remarks by the Honorable Kenneth A. Spearman at the Farm Credit of Central Florida Annual Stockholders Meeting on April 16, 2014 (PDF, 40 KB, 6 pages)

April 11, 2014
FCA Plain Writing Act Compliance Report (PDF, 8 pages, 75 KB)

April 10, 2014
FCA Board Receives Quarterly Report on Condition of Farm Credit System (news release)

Approved Minutes of March 13, 2014, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 26 pages, 588 KB)

Social Media: Consumer Compliance Risk Management Guidance (Informational Memorandum)

April 2, 2014
Agenda for April FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

April 1, 2014
FCA Handbook Section: FCA Pending Regulations and Notices (PDF, 265 pages, 3.18 MB)

March 31, 2014
An interim final rule was published in the Federal Register today. It amends regulations to remove all requirements for nonbinding advisory votes at Farm Credit System banks and associations.

March 27, 2014
First Quarter FY 2014 Office of Inspector General Summary Report on the Survey of FCS Institutions Regarding the Examination Function (PDF, 6 pages, 75 KB)

Remarks by the Honorable Jill Long Thompson at the National Good Food Network Food Hub Collaboration, Spring 2014 Conference (PDF, 5 pages, 31 KB)

March 26, 2014
FCS Major Financial Indicators as of December 31, 2013

March 17, 2014
Because of inclement weather in the Washington, D.C., metro area, the McLean office of the Farm Credit Administration is closed today.

March 13, 2014
FCA Board Issues Interim Final Rule to Remove Requirements Related to Nonbinding, Advisory Votes (news release)

Approved Minutes of February 18, 2014, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 12 pages, 272 KB)

March 11, 2014
FCA Handbook Sections: FCA Pending Regulations and Notices (PDF, 259 pages, 3.10 MB), FCA Regulations (PDF, 455 pages, 6.07 MB)

March 6, 2014
Agenda for March FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

Chief FOIA Officer Report to the Department of Justice Pursuant to Attorney General Holder's FOIA Guidelines (PDF, 12 pages, 94 KB)

March 4, 2014
FCA Fiscal Year 2015 Proposed Budget and Performance Plan (PDF, 1.13 MB, 93 pages)

Whistleblower Protection (new Web page)

March 3, 2014
Due to severe weather in the Washington, D.C., metro area, the McLean office of the Farm Credit Administration is closed today.

February 25, 2014
An advance notice of proposed rulemaking was published today in the Federal Register related to board governance and standards of conduct for the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation. The comment period ends on April 28.

February 21, 2014
New papers have been added to FCA Symposium on Consolidation in the Farm Credit System.

The final rule on reporting of accounts and exposures became effective today.

February 20, 2014
A proposed rule was published in the Federal Register today. The purpose of the rule is to amend FCA's regulations governing standards of conduct of directors, employees, and agents of Farm Credit System institutions, excluding the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation. The comment period ends on May 21, 2014.

February 19, 2014
Spring 2014 Regulatory Projects Plan

February 18, 2014
FCA Board Issues Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Farmer Mac Standards of Conduct, Approves Spring 2014 Unified Agenda (news release)

Approved Minutes of January 9, 2014, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 40 pages, 2.17 MB)

February 12, 2014
Because of adverse weather conditions in the Washington metro area, the Thursday, February 13, FCA Board meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, February 18, at 2 p.m.

February 10, 2014
FCA Freedom of Information Act Annual Report, FY 2013
(PDF, 200 KB, 36 pages; Machine Readable, 27 KB)

February 7, 2014
Maximum Farm Credit System Bank Director Compensation for 2014 (Informational Memorandum)

February 6, 2014
FCA Symposium on Consolidation in the Farm Credit System

Agenda for February FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

February 3, 2014
FCA Handbook Sections: FCA Pending Regulations and Notices (PDF, 246 pages, 2.95 MB), FCA Regulations (PDF, 453 pages, 6.15 MB)

January 28, 2014
Recruiting Schedule for Spring 2014

January 22, 2014
Guidelines for Requesting Certificates of Good Standing, Authenticity, and/or Merger or Consolidation (Informational Memorandum)

January 15, 2014
Mergers, Name Changes, and Other Corporate Activity as of January 1, 2014

Office of Inspector General Fiscal Years 2012 and 2013 Performance Report (PDF, 639 KB, 16 pages)

January 14, 2014
FCA Handbook Section: FCA Pending Regulations and Notices (PDF, 301 pages, 3.50 MB)

January 9, 2014
FCA Board Adopts Proposed Rule on Standards-of-Conduct Requirements (news release) and related fact sheet (PDF, 3 pages, 33 KB)

Approved Minutes of December 12, 2013, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 42 pages, 650 KB)

January 7, 2014
The final rule on Farmer Mac Capital Planning became effective January 3.

December 26, 2013
Fourth Quarter and FY 2013 Office of Inspector General Summary Report on the Survey of FCS Institutions Regarding the Examination Function (PDF, 8 pages, 218 KB)

December 24, 2013
Frequently Asked Questions on Operating and Strategic Business Planning for Diversity and Inclusion

A final rule on reporting of accounts and exposures was published in the Federal Register today.

December 16, 2013
FCA Performance and Accountability Report, FY 2013 (PDF, 70 pages, 2.81 MB)

December 13, 2013
Approved Minutes of November 14, 2013, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 19 pages, 1.13 MB)

December 12, 2013
FCA Board Adopts Final Rule on Reporting of Accounts and Exposures (news release) and related fact sheet (PDF, 2 pages, 28 KB)

December 2, 2013
FCA Handbook Section: FCA Pending Regulations and Notices (PDF, 286 pages, 873 KB)

November 22, 2013
Guidance on Homeownership Counseling Requirements (Informational Memorandum)

Office of Inspector General 2013 Evaluation of the Farm Credit Administration's Compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (PDF, 1.24 MB, 35 pages)

Office of Inspector General Audit of FCA's Financial Statements, Fiscal Year 2013 (PDF, 9 pages, 374 KB)

Office of Inspector General Semiannual Report to the Congress, April 1 through September 30, 2013 (PDF, 741 KB, 24 pages)

November 21, 2013
2014 Board Meeting Schedule

November 15, 2013
FCS Major Financial Indicators as of September 30, 2013

November 14, 2013
FCA Board Concludes Pilot Programs, Withdraws Proposed Rule on Rural Community Investments (news release)

Recent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Actions (Informational Memorandum)

Approved Minutes of October 10, 2013, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 11 pages, 242 KB)

November 1, 2013
A final rule on Farmer Mac liquidity management was published in the Federal Register today.

October 31, 2013
A final rule on Farmer Mac capital planning was published in the Federal Register today.

FCA Handbook Sections: FCA Pending Regulations and Notices (PDF, 258 pages, 791 KB), FCA Regulations (PDF, 451 pages, 1.39 MB)

October 24, 2013
A regulation related to the registration of residential mortgage loan originators took effect on October 14. See the notice of effective date in the Federal Register.

FCA published for notice in the Federal Register today an index of its 18 Board Policy Statements.

The Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation posted a notice in the Federal Register today assessing the need for adjusting its civil money penalties for inflation.

October 11, 2013
Agencies Request Comment on Proposed Flood Insurance Rule (news release) and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Flood Insurance (PDF, 166 pages, 469 KB)

October 10, 2013
FCA Board Adopts Final Rule on Liquidity Management at Farmer Mac and Joint Proposed Rule on Flood Insurance (news release) and related fact sheet (PDF, 2 pages, 40 KB)

Approved Minutes of September 12, 2013, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 37 pages, 933 KB)

October 7, 2013
Mergers, Name Changes, and Other Corporate Activity as of October 1, 2013

September 30, 2013
Preguntas frecuentes sobre los derechos del prestatario (FAQs About Borrower Rights in Spanish)

September 27, 2013
Impact of Federal Government Shutdown on FCA's Operating Status (Informational Memorandum)

September 26, 2013
Office of Inspector General Report of Audit: FCA's Student Loan Repayment Program (PDF, 1.18 MB, 23 pages)

Third Quarter FY 2013 Office of Inspector General Summary Report on the Survey of FCS Institutions Regarding the Examination Function (PDF, 5 pages, 76 KB)

September 13, 2013
New employee profiles added to Meet Our Employees page.

September 12, 2013
FCA Board Approves Plan of Merger and Adopts Final Rule to Govern Capital Planning at Farmer Mac (news release) and related fact sheet (PDF, 2 pages, 35 KB)

Approved Minutes of August 8, 2013, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 10 pages, 298 KB)

Office of Inspector General Strategic and Operating Performance Plan, Fiscal Years 2014-2015 (PDF, 445 KB, 28 pages)

September 3, 2013
Fall 2013 Regulatory Projects Plan

Recruiting Schedule for Fall 2013

FCA Handbook Section: FCA Pending Regulations and Notices (PDF, 175 pages, 544 KB)

August 27, 2013
FCS Major Financial Indicators as of June 30, 2013

August 23, 2013
National Oversight Plan for Fiscal Year 2014
(Informational Memorandum)

August 20, 2013
An interim rule with request for comments was published in the Federal Register today. The rule relates to the registration of residential mortgage loan originators. It will become effective 30 days after publication during which either body of Congress is in session. Please submit comments by September 19, 2013.

FCA recently updated its policy statement on Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity. The updated statement, which contains two minor revisions, was published in the Federal Register today.

August 9, 2013
FCA Handbook Sections: FCA Pending Regulations and Notices (PDF, 159 pages, 512 KB), FCA Regulations (PDF, 456 pages, 1.4 MB), and FCA Bookletters (PDF, 153 pages, 400 KB)

A proposed rule was published in the Federal Register today. The purpose of the rule is to establish a regulatory framework for the reporting of Farm Credit System accounts and exposures. The comment period ends on September 9, 2013.

August 8, 2013
FCA Board Repeals Regulations Governing Registration of Residential Mortgage Originators (news release)

Approved Minutes of July 11, 2013, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 10 pages, 240 KB)

July 30, 2013
Guidelines on Submission of Notices to FCA and Requests for FCA Approval of Unincorporated Business Entities (Informational Memorandum)

July 22, 2013
The final rule on unincorporated business entities became effective today.

July 19, 2013
FCA Handbook Sections: FCA Pending Regulations and Notices (PDF, 206 pages, 690 KB) and FCA Regulations (PDF, 450 pages, 1.4 MB)

July 18, 2013
Final Mortgage Servicing Rules Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z) (Informational Memorandum)

Recent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Actions (Informational Memorandum)

A notice of intent and request for comments regarding regulatory burden was published today in the Federal Register. The notice solicits input on the appropriateness of FCA’s regulatory requirements on the Farm Credit System. The comment period ends on November 15, 2013.

July 11, 2013
FCA Board Issues Request for Comment on Regulatory Burden (news release)

Approved Minutes of June 13, 2013, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 64 pages, 1.96 MB)

July 8, 2013
Mergers, Name Changes, and Other Corporate Activity as of July 1, 2013

July 2, 2013
Office of Inspector General Report of Audit: FCA's Telework Program (PDF, 457 KB, 26 pages)

July 1, 2013
The final rule on civil money penalties became effective today.

Farm Credit Administration Strategic Plan, Fiscal Years 2013–2018 (PDF, 239 KB, 12 pages). The Agency welcomes your feedback on the plan. Please send comments to reg-comm@fca.gov.

June 26, 2013
2013 Peer Review of the Office of Inspector General's Audit Function (3 pages, 2.08 MB)

June 20, 2013
FCA Board Appoints Elizabeth Dean as Inspector General (news release)

A special closed meeting to appoint an FCA official was held yesterday by the FCA Board.

June 14, 2013
FCA's 2012 Annual Report on the Farm Credit System (PDF, 72 pages, 8.30 MB)

FCA's Annual Report on the Farm Credit System's Young, Beginning, and Small Farmer Mission Performance: 2012 Results (PDF, 19 pages, 0.98 MB)

June 13, 2013
FCA Board Receives Annual Report on the Farm Credit System's Young, Beginning, and Small Farmer Lending (news release) and related fact sheet (PDF, 2 pages, 151 KB)

Approved Minutes of May 9, 2013, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 21 pages, 555 KB)

June 12, 2013
The final rule on liquidity and funding became effective today.

Second Quarter FY 2013 Office of Inspector General Summary Report on the Survey of FCS Institutions Regarding the Examination Function
(PDF, 6 pages, 95.3 KB)

June 4, 2013
FCS Major Financial Indicators as of March 31, 2013

A direct final rule became effective yesterday. The rule amends certain FCA regulations to conform references in these regulations regarding U.S. generally accepted accounting principles to the Financial Accounting Standards Board Accounting Standards Codification.

June 3, 2013
FCA Handbook Section: FCA Pending Regulations and Notices (PDF, 283 pages, 3.23 MB)

May 28, 2013
High-Cost Mortgage and Homeownership Counseling Amendments to the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z) and Homeownership Counseling Amendments to the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X) (Informational Memorandum)

May 28, 2013
Final Rules on Appraisals under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (Regulation B) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z) (Informational Memorandum)

A final rule on unincorporated business entities was published in the Federal Register today.

May 21, 2013
A timeline commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Farm Credit Administration was added to the History page of the FCA website.

May 17, 2013
FCA has added the following page to its website: Ethics and Arm’s-Length Role.

May 15, 2013
Office of Inspector General Semiannual Report to the Congress, October 1, 2012 through March 31, 2013 (PDF, 778 KB, 18 pages)

May 9, 2013
FCA Board Approves Final Rule on Use of Unincorporated Business Entities (news release) and related fact sheet (PDF, 2 pages, 43.4 KB)

Approved Minutes of April 11, 2013, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 40 pages, 2.05 MB)

May 8, 2013
A notice was published in the Federal Register today announcing the reopening of the comment period for the proposed rule on liquidity management at Farmer Mac. The comment period ends on June 7.

May 1, 2013
Two frequently asked questions have been added to the FAQs about the Disclosure and Reporting Rule page. See questions 8B and 8C regarding the annual meeting information statement.

April 25, 2013
A final rule on adjusting civil money penalties for inflation was published in the Federal Register today.

April 23, 2013
A final rule on liquidity and funding was published in the Federal Register on April 18.

Also on April 18, the Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation published a policy statement concerning assistance in the Federal Register. This policy statement replaces the previous policy statement concerning stand-alone assistance.

April 22, 2013
Final rule on Mortgage Loan Originator Qualification and Compensation Practices Under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z) (Informational Memorandum)

April 15, 2013
Mergers, Name Changes, and Other Corporate Activity as of April 1, 2013

FCA Plain Writing Act Compliance Report (PDF, 7 pages, 67 KB)

April 11, 2013
FCA Board Approves Final Rule to Reflect Mandatory Changes in Civil Money Penalties (news release)

Approved Minutes of March 14, 2013, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 16 pages, 1.04 MB)

April 9, 2013
A direct final rule was published in the Federal Register today. The rule amends certain FCA regulations to conform references in these regulations regarding U.S. generally accepted accounting principles to the Financial Accounting Standards Board Accounting Standards Codification.

March 29, 2013
Interagency Statement on the Impact of Biggert-Waters Act (Informational Memorandum)

March 19, 2013
First Quarter FY 2013 Office of Inspector General Summary Report on the Survey of FCS Institutions Regarding the Examination Function (PDF, 6 pages, 58 KB)

March 15, 2013
Approved Minutes of February 14, 2013, FCA Board Meeting (PDF, 16 pages, 706 KB)

March 14, 2013
FCA Board Adopts Final Rule to Amend Liquidity Reserve Requirement (news release)

March 11, 2013
Chief FOIA Officer Report to the Department of Justice Pursuant to Attorney General Holder's FOIA Guidelines (PDF, 8 pages, 72 KB)

March 8, 2013
Clarification to FCA Regulation §618.8320(b)(7) (Informational Memorandum)

Escrow Requirements Under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z) (Informational Memorandum)

Ability-to-Repay and Qualified Mortgage Standards Under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z) (Informational Memorandum)

FCA Handbook Section: FCA Pending Regulations and Notices (PDF, 202 pages, 625 KB)

February 21, 2013
Roger Paulsen Named Deputy Director of FCA's Office of Examination (news release)

February 19, 2013
A Notice of Petition for Regulatory Change and Request for Comment was published today in the Federal Register. This notice relates to the petition by the Farm Credit Council for FCA to repeal a regulatory provision requiring nonbinding advisory votes on senior officer compensation. The comment period ends on April 22.

February 15, 2013
Spring 2013 FCA Regulatory Projects Plan

Remarks by the Honorable Jill Long Thompson at the Farm Credit Council Annual Meeting (PDF, 53 KB, 7 pages)

February 14, 2013
FCA Board Approves Spring 2013 Unified Agenda, Regulatory Projects Plan (news release)

February 12, 2013
Debbie Wilson Named Associate Director and Team Leader
of Operations, Management and Accounting Team
(news release)

February 8, 2013
Maximum Bank Director Compensation for 2013 (Informational Memorandum)

January 31, 2013
FCA Handbook Sections: FCA Pending Regulations and Notices (PDF, 197 pages, 1.29 MB) and FCA Regulations (PDF, 446 pages, 5.96 MB)

January 25, 2013
Compliance with the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012 (Informational Memorandum)

A proposed rule on capital planning at the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac) was published in the Federal Register today. The comment period ends on March 26.

January 16, 2013
FCA Freedom of Information Act Annual Report, FY 2012
(PDF, 903 KB, 15 pages; Machine Readable, 27 KB)

January 10, 2013
FCA Board Holds January Meeting (news release)

January 8, 2013
Mergers, Name Changes, and Other Corporate Activity as of January 1, 2013

January 7, 2013
FCA Handbook Sections: FCA Pending Regulations and Notices (PDF, 673 pages, 2.04 MB) and FCA Regulations (PDF, 446 pages, 6.06 MB)

January 4, 2013
Monday, December 31, 2012, was the effective date for a final rule governing investments held by institutions of the Farm Credit System (Investment Management Final Rule). It was also the effective date for a final rule governing investment management practices of the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac Investment Management Rule).

December 21, 2012
Fourth Quarter and FY 2012 Office of Inspector General Summary Report on the Survey of FCS Institutions Regarding the Examination Function (PDF, 12 pages, 152 KB)

December 13, 2012
FCA Board Approves Proposed Rule on Capital Planning at Farmer Mac (news release) and related fact sheet (PDF, 2 pages, 28 KB)

December 12, 2012
Truth in Lending and Consumer Leasing - Annual Adjustments (Informational Memorandum)

December 7, 2012
LARS and FCSLoans1 Data Collection (Informational Memorandum)

December 5, 2012
2013 Board Meeting Schedule

December 4, 2012
FCS Major Financial Indicators as of September 30, 2012

Senior Officer Compensation Final Rule – Compliance Date Extension (Informational Memorandum)

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Extends Date for New Mortgage Disclosures (Informational Memorandum)

November 30, 2012
FCA Handbook Section: FCA Pending Regulations and Notices (PDF, 673 pages, 7.88 MB)

November 28, 2012
Jill Long Thompson Named Chair and CEO of Farm Credit Administration (news release)

Office of Inspector General 2012 Evaluation of the Farm Credit Administration's Compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (PDF, 1 MB, 20 pages)

November 21, 2012
Dan Fennewald Named Director of FCA's Examination Policy Division (news release)

November 20, 2012
Regulatory risk-weighting of loans covered by Farmer Mac’s Long-Term Standby Purchase Commitment program (Informational Memorandum)

November 19, 2012
Clarification to FCA Regulation §618.8320(b)(7) (Informational Memorandum)

November 16, 2012
Office of Inspector General Semiannual Report to the Congress, April 1 through September 30, 2012 (PDF, 348 KB, 21 pages)

November 13, 2012
Performance and Accountability Report, Fiscal Year 2012 (PDF, 2.57 MB, 73 pages)

November 9, 2012
FCA Board Holds November Meeting (news release)

November 8, 2012
Office of Inspector General Audit of FCA's Financial Statements, Fiscal Year 2012 (PDF, 10 pages, 408 KB)

November 7, 2012
A final rule to amend FCA regulations governing investments held by institutions of the Farm Credit System was published in the Federal Register on November 5.

On the same date, a final rule was published that amends FCA regulations governing investment management practices of the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac).

November 5, 2012
FCA Handbook Section: FCA Pending Regulations and Notices (PDF, 618 pages, 2.73 MB)

November 2, 2012
FCA Handbook Section: FCA Bookletters (PDF, 155 pages, 1.44 MB)

October 31, 2012
Mergers, Name Changes, and Other Corporate Activity as of October 1, 2012

October 24, 2012
See update to FCA’s Flood Disaster Protection page. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has issued a memorandum on the effective date of the revised Standard Flood Hazard Determination form.

October 12, 2012
National Oversight Plan for Fiscal Year 2013 (Informational Memorandum)

October 11, 2012
FCA Board Approves Two Final Rules Governing Investment Management and Bookletter on Financing Local Food Farmers (news release)

Providing Credit to Farmers and Ranchers Operating in Local/Regional Food Systems (Bookletter)

October 9, 2012
The final rule regarding compensation, retirement programs, and related benefits was published in the Federal Register on October 3.

A notice was published in the Federal Register on October 2 announcing the reopening of the comment period for the proposed rule on margin and capital requirements for covered swap entities. The comment period ends on November 26.

FCA Handbook Sections: FCA Board Policy Statements (PDF, 59 pages, 582 KB), FCA Pending Regulations and Notices (PDF, 568 pages, 6.37 MB)

October 4, 2012
Establishment and Implementation of a Shared-Asset Identifier (bookletter) (PDF, 3 pages, 91 KB)

September 24, 2012
Survey of the Farm Credit Administration's Use of Social Media (PDF, 29 pages, 1.78 MB)

September 17, 2012
Third Quarter FY 2012 Office of Inspector General's Survey of FCS Institutions Regarding the Agency's Examination Function (PDF, 7 pages, 64 KB)

September 14, 2012
Fall 2012 Regulatory Performance Plan

September 13, 2012
FCA Board Approves Final Rules on Compensation Disclosures and System Audit Committee (news release)

Office of Inspector General Strategic and Operating Performance Plan, Fiscal Years 2013-2014
(PDF, 599 KB, 28 pages)

August 31, 2012
William Dunn Named Associate Director and Team Leader of Finance and Capital Markets Team (news release)

Jerome Fowlkes Named Associate Director and Team Leader of Credit and Mission Team (news release)

Recruiting Schedule for Fall 2012

August 21, 2012
Office of Inspector General Report of Inspection: Information Technology Equipment Acquisition (PDF, 870 KB, 22 pages)

August 9, 2012
FCA Board Approves Proposed Rule on Use of Unincorporated Business Entities
(news release) and related fact sheet (PDF, 2 pages, 21.3 KB)

August 8, 2012
FCA Board Considers Impact of Drought on Farmers and Farm Credit System (news release)

FCA Handbook Section: FCA Regulations (PDF, 442 pages, 1.38 MB)

August 7, 2012
Revised Standard Flood Hazard Determination Form (Informational Memorandum)

Truth in Lending (Regulation Z) Compensation Rules (Informational Memorandum)

July 12, 2012
FCA Board Receives Report on Funding Environment for Farm Credit System (news release)

Statement on the Drought by FCA Chairman and CEO Leland A. Strom (PDF, 29 KB, 1 page)

Statement on the Drought by FCA Board Member Jill Long Thompson (PDF, 20 KB, 1 page)

Statement on the Drought by FCA Board Member Kenneth Spearman (PDF, 20 KB, 1 page)

Remarks by the Honorable Leland A. Strom at the AgFirst Farm Credit Bank Annual Meeting on June 25, 2012 (PDF, 65 KB, 7 pages)

July 6, 2012
FCA's 2011 Annual Report on the Farm Credit System (PDF, 70 pages, 6.46 MB)

June 29, 2012
FCS Major Financial Indicators as of March 31, 2012

June 22, 2012
FCA's Annual Report on the Farm Credit System's Young, Beginning, and Small Farmer Mission Performance: 2011 Results (PDF, 21 pages, 1.14 MB) and a related fact sheet (PDF, 2 pages, 48 KB)

June 18, 2012
Second Quarter FY 2012 Office of Inspector General's Survey of FCS Institutions Regarding the Agency's Examination Function (PDF, 6 pages, 46 KB)

The final rule on operating and strategic business planning is effective today.

June 14, 2012
FCA Board Receives Annual Report on the Farm Credit System's Young, Beginning, and Small Farmer Lending (news release)

May 16, 2012
Association Investments (Informational Memorandum)

May 10, 2012
FCA Board Receives Update on Implementation of Rules Associated with Dodd-Frank Act (news release)

Office of Inspector General Semiannual Report to the Congress, October 1, 2011, through March 31, 2012 (PDF, 21 pages, 357 KB)

May 8, 2012
A final rule was published in the Federal Register on May 1. The rule requires the board of directors of each Farm Credit System institution to adopt an operational and strategic business plan to include, among other things, outreach toward diversity and inclusion.

May 2, 2012
Long-Term Standby Purchase Commitments (Informational Memorandum)

April 19, 2012
Barry Mardock Named Deputy Director for Farm Credit Administration's Office of Regulatory Policy (news release)

April 17, 2012
The Director's Role, updated and revised (PDF, 66 pages, 7.89 MB)

Mergers, Name Changes, and Other Corporate Activity as of April 1, 2012

April 13, 2012
FCA Plain Writing Act Compliance Report (PDF, 7 pages, 123 KB)

April 12, 2012
FCA Board Approves Final Rule to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in Business Planning (news release)

April 2, 2012
A report containing statistical data on equal employment opportunity complaints filed at FCA as of March 31, 2012, is available. This report complies with requirements of the Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002 (No FEAR Act).

First Quarter FY 2012 Office of Inspector General's Survey of FCS Institutions Regarding the Agency's Examination Function (PDF, 7 pages, 56 KB)

FCA Appoints Steve Gabriel as Chief Economist (news release)

March 21, 2012
The comment period has been extended until April 16, 2012, for the proposed rule on senior officer compensation.

March 15, 2012
Comment Period Extended for Proposed Rule on Senior Officer Compensation (news release)

March 12, 2012
Remarks by the Honorable Kenneth A. Spearman at the AgriBank Annual Meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, on March 4, 2012 (PDF, 78 KB, 7 pages)

March 2, 2012
Chief FOIA Officer Report to the Department of Justice Pursuant to Attorney General Holder's FOIA Guidelines (PDF, 9 pages, 112 KB)

February 14, 2012
A proposed rule to amend FCA’s regulations on the authorities of the System Audit Committee was published in the Federal Register today. The comment period closes on April 16, 2012.

February 13, 2012
Spring 2012 Regulatory Performance Plan

February 10, 2012
FCA Board Approves Spring 2012 Unified Agenda, Regulatory Performance Plan (news release)

February 3, 2012
Remarks by the Honorable Leland A. Strom at USDA’s The Many Faces of Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food: A Local/Regional Food System Conference (PDF, 66 KB, 3 pages)

February 2, 2012
Maximum Bank Director Compensation for 2012 (Informational Memorandum)

February 1, 2012
Slide presentation delivered by FCA staff at Farm Credit Council Annual Meeting on January 24, 2012 (PDF, 575 KB, 18 pages)

January 26, 2012
FCA Freedom of Information Act Annual Report, FY 2011
(PDF, 410 KB, 15 pages; Machine Readable, 26 KB)

January 25, 2012
Remarks by the Honorable Leland A. Strom at the Farm Credit Council Annual Meeting (PDF, 79 KB, 7 pages)

January 23, 2012
A proposed rule was published today in the Federal Register to amend FCA regulations related to Farm Credit System bank and association disclosures to shareholders and investors.

January 17, 2012
Office of Inspector General Fiscal Years 2010 and 2011 Performance Report (PDF, 385 KB, 15 pages)

January 12, 2012
FCA Board Issues Proposed Rule on System Audit Committee (news release)

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