agricultural economics, FmHA, farm financial
This paper presents an analysis of agricultural lender attitudes and practices in the area of agricultural marketing. Survey responses from senior agricultural loan officers in commercial banks, Production Credit Associations (PCAs), and Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) are analyzed. Reviewed first are the implications of lender practices on producer risk management strategies. The survey methodology and results are then presented. Provided in the final section are the research implications to Extension Service agricultural marketing programs.
Department of Economics, South Dakota State University
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Schmiesing, Brian; Edelman, Mark; Swinson, Cindy; and Stowater, Tyler, "Lender Attitudes and Practices Towards Agricultural Marketing Alternatives: Implications for the Extension Service" (1986). Economics Staff Paper Series. 42.