FARM CREDIT RETAIL BONDS
The Federal Farm Credit Banks Funding Corporation now offers Farm Credit Retail Bonds to individual investors.
Farm Credit Retail Bonds are the general unsecured obligations of the Farm Credit System Banks and are not obligations of or guaranteed by the United States or any Federal agency or instrumentality, other than the Banks. The Systemwide bonds are issued by the Farm Credit System banks in denominations of $1,000 for fixed-rate bonds and $100,000 for floating-rate bonds. The bonds have maturities ranging from one year to 30 years, with most having maturities of at least five years.
The Funding Corporation serves as the System banks’ issuing agent, while Incapital LLC is the purchasing agent and lead dealer for Farm Credit Retail Bonds. The bonds are distributed through approximately 27 additional dealers. Interested investors can obtain more information and a list of dealers on the Funding Corporation’s website: http://www.farmcreditfunding.com/ffcb_live/debtHowTo.html.
The Farm Credit Retail Bonds are not deposits of a Farm Credit System Bank or Association and are not insured by the FDIC or any other agency of the United States. The bonds are subject to investment risk, including the possible loss of principal and value.
This information does not constitute an offer to sell or solicitation to purchase Farm Credit Retail Bonds.