American AgCredit

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American AgCredit is a major sponsor of the Lake County Winegrape Commission, providing important support to our winegrape growers and contributing to the success of industry in our area.

Founded in 1916, American AgCredit is celebrating its 100th year in business. The milestone is marked by American AgCredit’s ranking as the sixth largest lending cooperative in the United States. American AgCredit is a member of the nationwide Farm Credit System that provides finance services to rural communities and agriculture throughout California, Nevada, Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado and Northern New Mexico.

“We are pleased to be able to extend our services to the winegrape growers of Lake County and to be a part of the county’s success in the industry,” said CEO Byron Enix. “The ongoing success of American AgCredit is the result of the hardworking farmers and ranchers who make up our cooperative.”

American AgCredit provides a broad range of agricultural loan and leasing services from winery, orchard, timber, row crops and dairy financing to country homes loans, equipment leasing and construction financing.

The firm serves customers through 32 branch offices located throughout the Western and Midwestern states, with corporate headquarters based in Santa Rosa, California.

In line with its vision statement, American AgCredit seeks to “Be the best lender to Agriculture. Period.” Its strategy is to “create an efficient and scalable business model that establishes and delivers a customer experience that is an easy request and processing effort for the customer and provides fast answers,” and its mission is to “deliver that strategy to all segments of Agriculture.”

Additional information and a list of financial services available can be found on American AgCredit’s website,, or call the toll-free number: (800) 800-4865.


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