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September brings shorter days with a special crispness in the air, along with the harvest of a variety of delicious summer crops. Many of us will also enjoy the start of football season and all the tailgate and halftime treats that come with the game and come from the efforts of America’s farmers and ranchers. Here’s what else we have to look forward to this month. Read More
Across much of the country, families are getting ready for the kids to go back to school, starting the 180-day school cycle for another year. From pre-school to college, students are stocking up on the necessities, many of which are produced with help from American farmers and ranchers, including notebooks loaded with paper made from American-grown timber and new clothes made with American-grown cotton. Read More
Farm Credit banks and associations sponsor state fairs across the country, and in honor of state fair season, we’re in search of the best state fair out there. Think your state has the best state fair? Prove it! Send us a note, photo or video and show us the best, most outrageous or interesting thing you’ve seen at your state fair. Read More
As 79 million students head back to school, the last days of August mark the unofficial end of summertime activities for many. This year’s extreme heat prompted the fall harvest season to begin weeks ahead of schedule and the drought continued to be a hot topic as Farm Credit experts shared local and national implications with reporters at the 2012 Ag Media Summit. Read More
The first full week of August began with more than 500 attendees gathering at the 2012 Ag Media Summit in Albuquerque. The Farm Credit team – with representatives from AgriBank, CoBank, Farm Credit of New Mexico, Ag New Mexico, New Mexico Farm & Livestock Bureau and Farm Credit National Communications – spent two days in The Duke City discussing local and national implications of the drought, as well as sharing information on the diverse landscape of New Mexico agriculture. Read More