• AgStar merger creating one of nation’s largest farm credit associations

    Farm Credit Watch | Neglect | Risk | Waste • 04.24.17

    Ed Elfmann, vice president of congressional relations for the American Bankers Association, said that the continued expansion of Farm Credit Services is threatening to choke out community banks. “The associations have a huge tax advantage, and when they have more size, they’re going to be able to compete in more areas,” he said. Read more from Elfmann and why this AgStar merger isn’t a good decision.