ACDI/VOCA is affiliated with the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives and the Farm Credit Council
He noted that the proposal has received the endorsement of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC), the American Farm Bureau Federation, the Farm Credit Council
and dozens of other farm organizations.
Several banks, including CoBank, and associations within the Farm Credit System and the Farm Credit Council
(the trade organization of the Farm Credit System) have expressed opposition to the deal.
The Farm Credit Council
was established in 1983 to provide an effective voice with the U.
Edleman also is Past Chairman and a Director of AgAmerica Farm Credit Bank, the Farm Credit Council
, the Farm Credit Foundation and a member of numerous agricultural trade associations.
Other farm organizations that have offered testimony in support of Capper-Volstead include: the American Farm Bureau Federation, National Milk Producers Federation, Farm Credit Council
, National Farmers Union, National Grange and 16 state and regional farmer cooperative councils.
The proposal to sell the co-op lender to Rabobank is "so bad that it is breathtaking," said Edleman, former Farm Credit Council
Today's rural entrepreneurs, including farmers and ranchers, are on the leading edge of a global agricultural economy," says Wayne Lambertson, a Maryland farmer who serves as chairman of the Farm Credit Council
board of directors.
Farmers for Clean Air & Water is a broad coalition of farm organizations across the country, including the American Farm Bureau Federation, American Meat Institute, CoBank, Dairy Farmers of America, Farm Credit Council
, Fertilizer Institute, Horse Council, National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, National Cattlemen's Beef Association, National Chicken Council, National Corn Growers Association, National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, National Farmers Union, National Milk Producers Federation, National Pork Producers Council, National Turkey Federation, state farm organizations and individual producers.
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agriculture and America's rural communities," said Wayne Lambertson, a Maryland farmer who currently serves as Chairman of the Farm Credit Council
, the System's trade association.