Farmer Mac


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Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac)

A federal agency chartered in 1988 to provide a secondary market for farm mortgage loans.

Farmer Mac

Informal for Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation. A publicly-traded company chartered by the U.S. Congress to provide a secondary market for mortgages granted for agricultural real estate and rural housing. In order to do this, it buys mortgages and repackages them, selling them as mortgage-backed securities. Farmer Mac was established to make real estate easier to purchase for farmers, ranchers, and rural citizens. It was established in 1988. See also: Farm Credit System, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac.

Farmer Mac

A nickname for the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (FAMC).

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During the third quarter 2015, Farmer Mac added $522.
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Farmer Mac is a stockholder-owned instrumentality of the United States chartered by Congress to establish a secondary market for agricultural real estate and rural housing mortgage loans and rural utilities loans and to facilitate capital market funding for USDA-guaranteed farm program and rural development loans.
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One part of pursuing that aim is creating access to diverse funding sources like this transaction with Farmer Mac.
Stenson's responsibilities to Curt Covington, Senior Vice President -- Agricultural Finance, who joined Farmer Mac earlier this year, and to Dale Lynch, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
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