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Stack of 100 dollar billsThe global financial sector is watching a pullback in worldwide lenders from the ag commodity markets, and some see that as a sign that lagging interest means small and mid-sized ag companies — and ultimately farmers — could pay a financial price. Ag lending industry leaders say it puts an even greater premium on access to and the affordability of working capital for farmers and ranchers. Without it, expect ag industry consolidation to continue as everyone from growers to crop input providers jockey for available investment capital and lending. Some also see the trend as an opportunity for alternative agricultural lenders and new technologies that can revamp the ag finance sector. See more here.

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