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2014-08-11 08:31:20

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac; NYSE: AGM and AGM.A) today announced its second quarter 2014 results, which included continued strong portfolio credit quality and widening net effective spread. Farmer Mac's second quarter 2014 core earnings, a non-GAAP measure, were $23.2 million ($2.05 per diluted common share), compared to $16.5 million ($1.48 per diluted common share) in second quarter 2013 and $11.0 million ($0.97 per...

2014-08-08 16:23:52

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac) has declared a quarterly dividend per share on each of Farmer Mac's three classes of common stock - Class A Voting Common Stock (NYSE: AGM.A), Class B Voting Common Stock (not listed on any exchange), and Class C Non-Voting Common Stock (NYSE: AGM). The quarterly dividend of $0.14 will be payable on September 30, 2014 to holders of record of common stock as of...

2014-08-04 16:27:58

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac; NYSE: AGM and AGM.A) today announced that it will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. eastern time on Monday, August 11, 2014, to review its financial results for second quarter 2014. Farmer Mac is expected to release its financial results for the fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2014 prior to the opening of the equity markets on August 11, 2014. The conference call can be accessed by...

2014-07-31 23:20:07

Dress up the backyard with simple summer containers filled with annuals that shine all summer long. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Outdoor celebrations are in full swing. From weddings to a simple family barbeque, the nation’s backyards and outdoor spaces will be places of sparkling sophistication and leisurely fun. To dress up the great outdoors for any special occasion, party throwers can decorate patios, decks and balconies with The Suntory Collection by creating summer...

2014-07-23 12:24:58

ST. LOUIS and KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Soybean Association (ASA) and FarmLink are teaming up to help farmers close the $11 billion gap between what they harvested in 2013 and what they could harvest annually. The two organizations are launching a first-of-its-kind partnership called "Operation Benchmark" that gives producers the opportunity to benefit from FarmLink's unique benchmarking capability and at the same time supports ASA and state...

2014-07-11 23:05:28

DMG Productions and American Farmer explore the latest breakthroughs in agriculture. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 American Farmer is proud to announce their latest episode airing on RFD-TV, next Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at 8:30 am ET. In this episode, American Farmer explores Sunbelt's line of proprietary products, which are designed and formulated for use on a wide range of agricultural crops. Audiences will learn how these products help the crop realize its maximum genetic yield...

2014-07-10 23:07:40

DMG Productions explores the latest innovations in crop production. Woodland, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Ag Seeds announced today they will be featured in an upcoming episode of American Farmer, airing fourth quarter on RFD-TV. American Farmer will explore Ag Seeds, founded in 1975, whose mission is to identify and sell genetics that are adapted to the changing needs of California Agriculture and that contribute to the sustainable production of safe and nutritious food. American Farmer will...

2014-07-10 08:30:27

Organization is searching to find standout farmers and ranchers to represent their industry to the world through Faces of Farming & Ranching program CHESTERFIELD, Mo., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to today's agriculture, the pictures and perceptions of farmers and ranchers often do not match reality. There are many examples of great farmers and ranchers all over the country doing wonderful things to bring food to the table for those around the world. But few of those...

2014-06-23 23:08:28

DMG Productions explores agricultural finance. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 AgriBank announced today that it and several of its affiliated Farm Credit Associations will be featured in an upcoming episode of American Farmer, airing later this year on RFD-TV. AgriBank is a wholesale bank that provides funding to 17 retail Farm Credit Associations that lend to farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses and rural homeowners. AgStar Financial Services, FCS Financial, Farm Credit Services of...

2014-06-17 16:27:13

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2104 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac; NYSE: AGM and AGM.A) today announced that it has agreed to issue $75 million of Tier 1 capital through the public offering of 6.000% fixed-to-floating rate non-cumulative perpetual Series C preferred stock, with a liquidation preference of $25.00 per share. The preferred stock offering is expected to close on June 20, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions. Farmer Mac intends...


Latest Farmer Reference Libraries

Plough (Plow)
2013-07-31 09:25:38

Plough or plow is a tool used by farmers in order to prepare a field for the planting of a crop. By using this tool the farmer is able to overturn the soil, bringing up nutrients, while covering weeds and other remnants for added compost. Aeration of the soil is also achieved, giving a fresh moisture absorbing base for the planting of a crop. Horses and oxen have been the traditional way, since human powered plows were not as sufficient, that farmers plowed their fields. In places where...

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2008-05-07 17:00:28

The Boerboel is a very large South African working breed. It was originally bred to be a farmer's dog and to defend the homestead. It is a heavy mastiff breed that is obedient, intelligent and dominant. It is thought that the breed was derived from interbreeding African species with French, British and Dutch breeds. The Boerboel should stand 23 to 28 inches high and can weigh between 154 and 200 pounds. It is a well-balanced, substantial breed. Its head is one of its most recognizable...

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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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