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Our History

More than 100 years of financing rural Texas

Our History

Lone Star Ag Credit, a rural lending cooperative headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, is one of the most experienced rural real estate and agricultural lenders in the state. We operate 16 offices covering 48 counties throughout north and central Texas and have $1.7 billion in assets. We are proud to have paid two record years of patronage dividends to our borrower-owners, with a total of $141.5 million distribution returned since 2000.

Established in 1917 as part of the nationwide Farm Credit System, Lone Star Ag Credit has maintained long-standing traditions of independence, strength, stability and service in meeting the financing needs of our customers. Throughout our history, the dedication of our directors and staff to these qualities has enabled the association to succeed at its primary purpose: to provide competitive loan products, a fair return on the stockholders’ investment, and to preserve the safety of that investment.

For many years, Lone Star Ag Credit focused solely on financing farms and ranches. In fact, back in 1917, we made the very first Farm Credit land loan in Texas.

In early 2014, Long Star Ag Credit merged with Texas Land Bank, another financially strong Farm Credit association that has served rural Texans since 1917.

Today, Lone Star Ag Credit is a full-service cooperative lender, that specializes in financing rural land and agricultural operations. Our loan specialists understand the needs of farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses, and rural homeowners because  urban areas who aspire to find their ideal home in the country.

We are passionate about the customers we serve and strive to be the premiere agricultural lender throughout Texas. We also want to enhance the quality of life in rural America by providing financial solutions to people in the communities we serve. Let us find the best financing options for any of your credit needs and help make your dreams come true!

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