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on October 22, 2010

FDIC's Bair Warns of Potential U.S. Farm Asset Bubble

The financial health of more than 1,500 farm banks could be threatened if the "positive fundamentals" in the currently booming agricultural sector reverses, according to Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Chairman Sheila Bair.

The financial health of more than 1,500 farm banks could be threatened if the "positive fundamentals" in the currently booming agricultural sector reverses, according to Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Chairman Sheila Bair.

"While the credit structure underlying U.S. farmland does not appear to involve excessive leverage or inappropriate loan products,

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