Industry Links

 
 

Here are some links you may find helpful and interesting.

Click here for our linking policy.

Agriculture

  • Agriculturelaw.com
    This is an agricultural policy portal for legislative news, state regulations, an extensive collection of links and more. This portal says it provides "the most complete source of timely information and ideas on agricultural policy."
  • Agriculture Links
    A fairly extensive link collection from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • ProFarmer
    An entry point to the performer services including Agway (news), Cashmaster, AgCast and other commodity tracking and advice products.
  • Arizona Farm Bureau or Fill Your Plate
  • CSA
    Connecting consumers to farmers
  • Farmers Markets (Arizona)
  • Imperial Valley Farm Bureau
  • Local Harvest
    The website to find farmers' markets, CSA's (community supported agriculture), family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in our area.
  • NYFEA
    The National Young Farmer Educational Association.
  • Yuma Area Ag Council 
    Promoting the value of local agriculture with a united voice.

     

Business

  • Money Concepts
    Our strategic business partner that supports our financial planning and investment services. Money Concepts is a worldwide network of financial planning centers keyed to individual, family and business financial planning.
  • Biz Journal
    More than 40 of America's key metropolitan business newspapers reside here.
  • Tyler Insurance Agency
    Tyler Ins. can help you with your property, liability, and workers compensation insurance needs. Contact Allen Tyler or David Tyler at 760.352.2611 or email at info@tylerins.com.
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Commodities

Alfalfa

Cotton

Dairy

  • Center for Dairy Research
    The University of Wisconsin-Madison provides information on their technical resources, courses and events. You can also access their newsletter.
  • Dairy.com
    The first business-to-business online vertical exchange focused specifically on serving the entire U.S. dairy industry. Dairy.com is an independent, neutral e-market whose services and tools are open to all dairy industry participants.
  • Dairy Today
    Dairy and specialized ag news, analysis, markets and discussions.
  • Hoard's Dairyman
    A collection of dairy market information and products. Even a bookstore and dairy quizzes for producers and kids.
  • Daily Dairy Report 
    A one-page summary of news, prices and trading activity.
  • U of A Dairy Extension 
    A resource for Arizona dairymen.

Livestock

Exchanges

  • Chicago Board of Trade
    An array of market information and government reports in addition to the site's extensive collection of historical CBOT data, current news and views (some available via audio) and publications.
  • Kansas City Board of Trade 
    A comprehensive site for their traded products, including interactive charting and simulated trading program.
  • New York Board of Trade
    Charts, quotes, extensive market information, educational resources and a collection of "live-on-the-Web" audio seminars.
  • New York Stock Exchange 
    Extensive information on the exchange and how it operates complements a data library, research papers, quotes, an open press room and information on Exchange members and regulations.

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Farm Credit System

 

  • AgDirect
    Offers an equipment financing and leasing program exclusively through equipment dealers. As a member of the National Farm Credit System, AgDirect is known for its competitive rates and fast decisions allowing you to finance, lease, or refinance the equipment you want - right at the dealership.
  • CoBank
    Is Farm Credit Services Southwest's funding bank and is part of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of borrower-owned lending institutions and specialized service organizations. CoBank serves Farm Credit Associations in Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Kansas, Colorado, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. It participates with other Farm Credit Banks in the sale of Farm Credit securities, channeling these funds to the Association to finance agriculture and rural America. CoBank was rated as one of the World's 50 Safest Banks in 2012 by Global Finance.
  • Farm Credit Administration
    Information on the Farm Credit System and FCA's role in its regulation and examination.
  • Farm Credit Council 
    Extensive background and news releases on the economy (both domestic and global), current market information, research and links to agricultural and financial sites.
  • Federal Farm Credit Banks Funding Corp 
    (The fiscal agent for Farm Credit securities) Background on the Farm Credit System and its securities along with publications, historical information and various calculations.
  • Farm Credit Leasing
    Underwrites Farm Credit Services Southwest's equipment, vehicle and building leases. Learn more about the largest leasing company exclusively serving agricultural and rural America. This site also lists used equipment for sale.

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Government

  • USDA Disaster Assistance
    This FSA site provides information about the Agricultural Assistance Act of 2003. Frequently asked questions, important dates and program information are included along with a Crop Disaster Program calculator.
  • Agricultural Marketing Service
    A portal to AMS's commodity divisions (cotton, dairy, fruit and vegetable, livestock and seed, poultry and tobacco). Information on the science and technology and transportation and marketing division are here. Also information on direct marketing, farmers markets, food purchases, market news and more.
  • Census Bureau
    Vast repository of information on population, businesses, foreign trade, projections, maps and interactive research tools.
  • National Agricultural Statistics Services (NASS)
    Is a wealth of current and historical data and analysis of ag business and methods in their covered territories. You can also subscribe to a wide variety of email delivered reports.

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Universities

Water resources

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Weather

Linking Policy

Farm Credit Services Southwest does not endorse the views expressed or the products/services offered in the sites to which we provide links. In addition, we do not guarantee the accuracy of information presented on these sites.

We suggest that you review the privacy and security policies for these sites before providing them with any personal information.

If any of these links do not work or if you have any comments about the links, please e-mail us at info@fcssw.com.

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