CoBank is a cooperatively organized financial services institution capitalized primarily by eligible borrowers, who earn equity over time commensurate with the amount of business they do with the organization. We are also capitalized by our preferred stockholders.
CoBank does not have publicly traded stock and is not a registrant with the Securities and Exchange Commission. However, as a regulated member of the Farm Credit System, the bank releases its financial results on a quarterly basis, similar to a public company. Our financial statements are designed to provide customer-owners and other stakeholders with an accurate, transparent view of CoBank’s ongoing financial performance.
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CoBank, today announced that it is a founding investor in a new fund that will promote job growth and economic development through equity investments in rural businesses. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack unveiled the $150 million fund at a press conference in Iowa on Monday.
Record-high animal protein and dairy prices, volatile grain and oilseed prices, and steady-to-lower cropland values reflect agricultural markets in transition, according to CoBank’s new quarterly economic report.
Every business manager faces a host of daunting challenges. Serving existing customers, generating new business, recruiting talent, raising capital, developing new products and services - all are critical to companies that want to remain competitive for the long term.
CoBank is pleased to announce the construction of a new corporate headquarters in the Denver Tech Center. The new space will improve the workplace experience for bank associates and will meet the needs of our business for the foreseeable future. The project is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2015.
Most of the recent news about the U.S. economy has been cause for optimism, but despite those recent improvements, economist Lee Ohanian is focused on a more troubling long-term trend: slowing productivity growth. Read Professor Ohanian’s thoughts on restoring productivity growth in the U.S. in the latest OUTLOOK.