Figure Title: Figure 1: Annual Growth of Corn Belt’s Loan Portfolio Relative to Peers’ Growth
Description of Figure 1: The graph is a line graph consisting of two lines (Corn Belt and Peer Group). On the Y-axis is growth rate ranging from 70% TO -40%. The X-axis is Year End from 2003 to 2008.

The plot points for both lines are below.

Corn Belt's Net Loan Growth Rate:

December 2003 – 17.9%

December 2004 – 29.45%

December 2005 – 57.98%

December 2006 – 8.57%

December 2007 – 5.23%

December 2008 - -28.82%

Peer Group's Net Loan Growth Rate:

December 2004 – 3.67%

December 2004 – 8.04%

December 2005 – 6.42%

December 2006 – 12.37%

December 2007 – 10.33%

December 008 - 7.79%

Source: OIG Analysis of UBPRs for Corn Belt.