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For nearly 100 years, Farm Credit has been committed to its mission of service to rural America. Through our National Contributions Program, Farm Credit continues to work to ensure a vibrant and thriving rural America for generations to come. As we embark on 2015, we look back on the past year with gratitude and anticipate an exciting new year to come. We are pleased to announce our 2015 National Contributions Award Recipients. Read More
Some might say that the future of agriculture is in the hands of the young, and many Farm Credit organizations offer scholarships to high school seniors to support their college education in ag-related areas. Ranging from a few hundred dollars to more than a thousand, these funds can help defray tuition, book and supply costs, and other college expenses. Read More
Gearing back up for work after the relaxation of the holidays can be a challenge, often overlaid by the pressure of well-meaning New Year’s Resolutions. Whether you’ve decided to lose weight, quit smoking or be nicer to your in-laws, be sure to include managing your finances on your list of to-dos. To encourage you in these efforts, consider that January is designated as Financial Wellness Month, a time to establish a positive financial platform for the year. Check out our Business of Agriculture series to help you get started. Read More
The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Workgroup (Southern SAWG) and Farm Credit are now recruiting for the 2015 Southern SAWG Social Media Corps. This unique opportunity allows students to gain real-world experience in developing their social media and communications skills. Apply now! Read More
This fall, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s Cattlemen to Cattlemen TV show featured two agricultural education and training programs that Farm Credit supports through the National Contributions Program. Read More