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  • Mobile App Now Available for Online Banking
  • Farm Fresh Members Market
  • 2018 Focus on Farming Calendar Contest - Now Open
  • Essentials Issue 05 - Summer 2017 Now Available

Increasing Rates & Descreasing Fed Balance Sheet

As the FOMC once again votes to increase the federal funds rate, they also announced a plan to begin reducing the Fed balance sheet. While no start date has been identified, once the tapering begins, how will these actions affect your own rate terms?​


Weather Outlook Update: July Patterns Throughout the Cornbelt

Below average precipitation in June, combined with delays in planting and replant due to flooding has resulted in an uneven crop across Illinois. As one of the most important growing months in the Corn Belt, Eric Snodgrass examines the weather pattern for July and how it relates to your crops.​


Estate Planning Education: Having "The Talk" About Farm Transition Planning

Farm transition planning is crucial to all family farming businesses and getting started can be the hardest part. Following January Farm Credit College educational workshops, Dr. Ferrell answers FCI member questions on having "the talk."  ​


On The Block

Farm Credit Illinois is maintaining a list of upcoming farmland auctions in the Association's 60-county marketplace. If you have an auction to include, please submit a form at www.farmcreditIL.com/auctioninfo or send a web link of the auction sale bill to info@farmcreditIL.com.


Promote Your Local Products On Farm Fresh Members Market

Do you produce retail agriculture products that are sold locally? Help FCI celebrate farm fresh retail products grown and sold by members. If your operation includes a retail ag business, sign up to be featured in the Farm Fresh Members Market.


Loan Payment Calculator

The loan calculator is a handy tool to compute a loan's payment amount at various payment intervals based on the principal amount borrowed, the length of the loan and the annual interest rate. It will also create an amortization schedule report for you.