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Federal Agricultural Mortgage increases dividend 20% to 12c

The Federal Agricultural Mortgage announced that it has increased the quarterly dividend paid on the Corporation's common stock by 20% from the previous quarter. Farmer Mac's board of directors has declared a Q1 dividend of 12c per share on each of the Corporation's three classes of common stock. The quarterly dividend for Q1 will be payable on March 29 to holders of record of common stock as of March 15. Farmer Mac's board of directors has also declared a quarterly dividend on the Corporation's Series A Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock. The quarterly dividend of 36.72c per share of Series A Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock is for the period from but not including January 17 to and including April 17, and shall be payable on April 17 to holders of record of preferred stock as of April 2.