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  • Celebrating Farm Credit's Centennial
  • Careers at Farm Credit Illinois
  • Mobile App Now Available for Online Banking
  • 2017 Focus on Farming Calendar contest
  • 100 Seconds of Farm Credit
  • Join the centennial conversation and be entered to win a $100 gift card
  • Share a Farm Credit Memory and Win $100 Gift Card

Accepting Applications for 2017 Summer Internships

Do you know a college student interested in an internship program to learn more about the ag lending and crop insurance industries? FCI will hire up four summer interns to participate in a 12-week internship program dedicated to developing a knowledge of credit and financial services, an appreciation of agriculture and serving rural committees, and enhancing interpersonal and professional skills. Email a cover letter and resume by October 6 to careers@farmcreditIL.com.​


Crop Insurance Q & A Blog

To help members understand their crop insurance options, the question and answer blog Fielding Your Questions serves as a reference resource. Submit questions and receive a direct response via email from one of FCI's crop insurance experts or read past answers to common questions.


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.


Poll Finds Ag Lenders Helping Producers Restructure Debt As Commodity Prices Remain Top Challenge

A new poll of senior leaders from Midwest Farm Credit lenders shows commodity prices as the greatest challenge facing their customers. Farm Credit lenders are responding to this by providing services to restructure the financial situations of their customers. In addition, in a new AgriThought report, Jerry Lehnertz, senior vice president of Credit at AgriBank, examines the challenging farm economy and how lenders are helping farmers navigate it.

Create an Action Plan to Weather Volatility

FCI is committed to our members through changing economic conditions. As profit margins become tighter, important discussions with individual operations are taking place. Oftentimes these difficult - but crucial - conversations allow members to make adjustments to manage their business and improve their viability.​


How Farmers Effectively Manage Debt with Interest Rate Strategies

As farmers begin to tighten their belt and prepare for the new reality in agriculture, they are monitoring debt by looking for ways to lower their cost of financing.


Local Foods More Accessible At Urbana’s Market At The Square

Farm Credit Illinois is partnering with Urbana’s Market at the Square to reinstate a program to double the LINK card purchases. This program will not only help local farmers selling their local foods, but will provide farm-fresh foods to those in our community.