Farmers Home Administration (FmHA)

Farmers Home Administration (FmHA)

What is ‘Farmers Home Administration – FmHA’

An agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture created to assist farmers and families living in rural areas by financing and insuring loans for housing and other farming-related needs. The Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) provides credit and technical assistance to rural families and communities through four major programs: a housing program, utilities program, business program and community development program. The agency has about 1,900 county and district loans offices nationwide.

Explaining ‘Farmers Home Administration – FmHA’

The agency was created to provide families with financing tools – such as loans and grants – to help them re-establish self-sufficient farming efforts in the aftermath of the Great Depression. It was originally named the Resettlement Administration and subsequently changed names to Farm Security Administration, Farmers Home Administration and most-recently the Rural Economic and Community Development Service.

Further Reading

The farmers home administration and farm debt failure predictionThe farmers home administration and farm debt failure prediction
www.sciencedirect.com [PDF]… 4. A Type II error is the error of classifying a non-failed farm as failed … if the FmHA does not lend to a particular farmer, the farmer might well be forced to leave farming. The US Congress has traditionally frowned on displacing farmers and limits the FmHA's opportunities to do so …

Modeling farm debt failure: The Farmers Home Administration.Modeling farm debt failure: The Farmers Home Administration.
elibrary.ru [PDF]… 4. A Type II error is the error of classifying a non-failed farm as failed … if the FmHA does not lend to a particular farmer, the farmer might well be forced to leave farming. The US Congress has traditionally frowned on displacing farmers and limits the FmHA's opportunities to do so …

Needed Changes in the Farmers Home Administration Lending ProgramsNeeded Changes in the Farmers Home Administration Lending Programs
www.jstor.org [PDF]… 4. A Type II error is the error of classifying a non-failed farm as failed … if the FmHA does not lend to a particular farmer, the farmer might well be forced to leave farming. The US Congress has traditionally frowned on displacing farmers and limits the FmHA's opportunities to do so …

Financial stress in agriculture: Implications for agricultural lendersFinancial stress in agriculture: Implications for agricultural lenders
www.jstor.org [PDF]… 4. A Type II error is the error of classifying a non-failed farm as failed … if the FmHA does not lend to a particular farmer, the farmer might well be forced to leave farming. The US Congress has traditionally frowned on displacing farmers and limits the FmHA's opportunities to do so …

The Farmers Home Administration's changing role and missionThe Farmers Home Administration's changing role and mission
agris.fao.org [PDF]… 4. A Type II error is the error of classifying a non-failed farm as failed … if the FmHA does not lend to a particular farmer, the farmer might well be forced to leave farming. The US Congress has traditionally frowned on displacing farmers and limits the FmHA's opportunities to do so …

Moral hazard in federal farm lendingMoral hazard in federal farm lending
www.jstor.org [PDF]… 4. A Type II error is the error of classifying a non-failed farm as failed … if the FmHA does not lend to a particular farmer, the farmer might well be forced to leave farming. The US Congress has traditionally frowned on displacing farmers and limits the FmHA's opportunities to do so …

Policy convergence and policy feedback: Agricultural finance policies in a globalizing eraPolicy convergence and policy feedback: Agricultural finance policies in a globalizing era
ejpr.onlinelibrary.wiley.com [PDF]… 4. A Type II error is the error of classifying a non-failed farm as failed … if the FmHA does not lend to a particular farmer, the farmer might well be forced to leave farming. The US Congress has traditionally frowned on displacing farmers and limits the FmHA's opportunities to do so …