Newsroom & Financials

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 common 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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Recent News

  • CoBank Joins USDA In New Public-Private Partnership Focused On Rural Infrastructure Investment

    Posted 7/24/2014

    CoBank, announced today that it has joined with the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the formation of a new public-private partnership focused on infrastructure investment in rural America. The new “U.S. Rural Infrastructure Opportunity Fund” will serve as a source of private-sector capital to partner with USDA on wide variety of infrastructure projects in rural communities. CoBank will act as anchor investor and has committed $10 billion of balance sheet capacity to co-lend with the fund. Read more...

  • Causes and Challenges of 'Underemployment'

    Posted 6/30/2014

    By many measures, the U.S. job market is trending in the right direction. Unemployment, while still at a historically high level of 6.3 percent, has declined by more than 1.5 percentage points over the past year and a half. And the economy has been generating an average of 214,000 new jobs per month since the beginning of 2014 - more than 10 percent higher than last year's average.

  • Miranda Stokes Named Regional Vice President, Electric Distribution for CoBank

    Posted 6/27/2014

    CoBank, a cooperative bank serving agribusinesses, rural infrastructure providers and Farm Credit associations throughout the United States, has announced that Miranda Stokes has been named Regional Vice President, Electric Distribution.

  • CoBank Reports First Quarter Financial Results

    Posted 5/5/2014

    CoBank, a cooperative bank serving agribusinesses, rural infrastructure providers and Farm Credit associations throughout the United States, today announced financial results for the first quarter of 2014. Net income for the first quarter rose 11 percent to $231.3 million, from $208.8 million in the first quarter of 2013. Profitability increased due to higher net interest income, the lack of a provision for loan losses and higher noninterest income.

  • The U.S. Dollar in the Global Economy

    Posted 4/30/2014

    The U.S. dollar has long enjoyed its status as the primary reserve currency of the global economy. It has served as an international safe haven and lubricated the operation of financial markets around the world. Yet, the international role of the dollar also has been consistently questioned, most recently in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.

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