Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation


Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation

The Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation, also known as Farmer Mac nyse|AGM, is a stockholder-owned, publicly-traded company that was chartered by the United States federal government in 1988 to serve as a secondary market in agricultural loans such as mortgages for agricultural real estate and rural housing. The company purchases loans from agricultural lenders, and sells instruments backed by those loans. The company also works with the United States Department of Agriculture.

See also

* Fannie Mae
* Farm Credit System
* Freddie Mac
* Ginnie Mae
* Sallie Mae

External links

* [http://www.farmermac.com/ Farmer Mac home page]


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