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Taking on the farm banks

July 7, 1986

In Part 3 of a three-issue series on agriculture, a sheep-ranching family struggles against the Production Credit Association, a bank meant to help farmers but that sometimes appears to turn on them.

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Taking on the farm banks
A sheep-ranching family struggles against the Production Credit Association, a bank meant to help farmers but that sometimes appears to turn on them.
The farm banks cut and run
An historic policy change at the Production Credit Associations in recent years came from the highest levels of its bureaucracy, and dictated that the credit system would be saved, whatever the costs to individual farm families.

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