The Association agricultural real estate and production loan data are aggregated from Association balance sheets and were obtained from a Freedom of Information Act request to the Farm Credit Administration
The Farm Credit Administration
meets the requirements Khademian (1995) has noted for a bottom-line agency.
Each year, Farm Credit lenders report their loan activities in support of beginning farmers, with the results reviewed by the Farm Credit Administration
, the federal regulator that oversees Farm Credit activity.
The Independent Community Bankers of America has written to the Farm Credit Administration
to complain that a recent loan made by CoBank to Verizon Communication took the government sponsored enterprise (GSE) far from its legislated mission.
President Ronald Reagan appointed Steele to chair the National Commission of Agricultural Finance and by President George Bush to be Chairman of the Board of the Farm Credit Administration
The agencies proposing the rules are the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Office of Thrift Supervision, Farm Credit Administration
and National Credit Union Administration (NCUA).
Other examples of the system's inconsistency and arbitrariness are contained in a response by the Farm Credit Administration
In a separate rulemaking published in November 2015, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Federal Housing Finance Agency, and the Farm Credit Administration
(collectively, the "Agencies") established initial and variation margin requirements for non-cleared swaps, as required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
Farm Credit lenders annually report their lending activity in these areas to the Farm Credit Administration
, the independent federal regulatory agency that oversees the Farm Credit System.
Laurie Rea has been named director of the Office of Secondary Market Oversight at the Farm Credit Administration
, succeeding Robert Coleman, who became FCA's chief examiner.
Stark has held several leadership positions with FCSAmerica since 1985 along with a two-year examiner/supervisor role with the Farm Credit Administration