Agricultural lenders hope to benefit from recently signed Farmer Mac legislation designed to make the agency's lending more efficient.

The law, which President Clinton signed Feb. 10, had a number of other farm-finance items tacked on, including an extended interest-assistance program for farmers and regulatory relief measures for the Farm Credit System.

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