Farmer Mac, which has struggled for seven years to build a secondary market for farm loans, is now turning to Congress for help.

The government-sponsored concern, formally known as the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp., is lobbying for broader powers and for an extension of a deadline for meeting new capital rules.

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