Social Media Is Trending

It’s not just a fad: Connecting online is here to stay By Ann Chen Every trend has a tipping point before it becomes mainstream. Some fashion fads—like leisure suits, bell-bottom jeans and Ugg boots—come and go. But the consistent trend in fashion is that everything trendy comes back in style eventually. When it comes to […]

A Healthy Harvest

The ICBA-Farmer Mac program is growing agricultural loan volumes—and new financing options By Katie Kuehner-Hebert Thanks to the introduction of two new long-term, fixed-rate agricultural financing products, a streamlined online application process and greater awareness among community bankers, ICBA member participation in the ICBA-Farmer Mac agricultural secondary market loan program continues to grow quickly.