At Investors Community Bank, we have a commitment to the environment that extends beyond our own efforts to be good stewards of our resources. Supporting sustainability is ingrained in our business model through niche focuses on agriculture and business. We are proud to finance projects and work with customers who are committed to sustainability and directly tied to helping preserve the environment. Watch this video about Kinnard Farms in Casco, WI, for one such story.
Your Partner for Growth
Investors Community Bank is committed to being a strong advocate for the ag industry. We want to start more consumer conversations about farming and the vital impact it has on our communities, our country and the world.
We also deliver robust agricultural operations products and solutions for Wisconsin and surrounding states:
We offer farm real estate loans, construction loans, crop loans, livestock loans, farm equipment loans, access to local loan programs and term financing.
Ag Deposit Accounts
We provide business checking accounts, business money market accounts, and business CDs that offer the flexibility your ag operation needs.
Ag Cash Management Services
We want to partner with you from collection to disbursement, helping you efficiently manage, protect and distribute your funds.
You need peace of mind for when the unexpected occurs, which is why Investors Insurance Services offers crop insurance and livestock insurance.
Ag Digital Banking
Important financial decisions can't always wait, so ICB's business banking app allows you to take the bank with you — anytime, anywhere.
- Today’s farmers produce 262% more food with 2% fewer inputs (labor, seeds, feed, fertilizer, etc.) compared with 1950. (Source: American Farm Bureau Federation)
- Since 1950, we have increased milk production by 60% with 16.4 million fewer cows, 78% less feed, 65% less water and 90% less land. The total carbon footprint of one glass of milk has decreased by 63%. (Source: Jude Capper, PhD, The Journal of Dairy Science, “The environmental impact of dairy production: 1944 compared with 2007.”)
- We grow two times as much corn per acre as our parents did and five times as much as our grandparents did. (Source: Field to Market)
- In the past 30 years, corn farmers have cut erosion by 67%, reduced irrigation by 53%, decreased land use per bushel by 30%, lowered energy use per bushel by 43%, lessened greenhouse gas emissions by 36% and increased production by 101%. (Source: Field to Market)
- When our grandparents were children, it took five acres of land to feed one person. Today it takes less than 1/3 of an acre. (Source: Field to Market)
- Compared to 1960, the production of each carton of eggs has been reduced: energy use by 69%, water use by 68% and feed use by 74%. (Source: US Egg Industry Center)
- Since 1977, U.S. cattle ranchers raise 30% fewer cattle but produce 31% more beef, and for each pound of beef produced, they use 33% less land and 12% less water and reduce the carbon footprint of beef production by 16%. (Source: Capper, J.L. . The environmental impact of U.S. beef production: 1977 compared with 2007. J. Anim. Sci.)