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As we wrap up Women's History Month (WHM) we’d like to acknowledge the generations of women whose contributions have proved invaluable to our society. This year’s WHM theme is “Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination,” honoring the generations of women who have used their intelligence, imagination, sense of wonder, and tenacity to make extraordinary contributions to the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. Read More
Getting young people on the farm and into all aspects of the food system is exactly what Sará Reynolds-Green and her husband – affectionately called Mr. Bill by the students – are focused on. Sará is a guidance counselor at St. Helena Elementary on St. Helena Island, SC. Her 13 years in the school system is just one result of Sará’s passion for youth and education. She began a garden at the elementary school and creates curriculum and programs for building self-esteem and career education through the garden and food. She also has an after-school program where she brings interested youth to her and Mr. Bill’s farm to help harvest, weed and be a part of the farm’s business. Read More
From presidents and sweethearts to the Census of Agriculture and beef, here’s a list of the events that are making headlines at Farm Credit in the month of February. Read More
There are just 28 days left in the year and we still have so much to celebrate. December marks the end of the International Year of Cooperatives and the beginning of the holiday season. Americans will purchase Christmas trees – many of which are grown and harvested by Northwest Farm Credit Services’ customer Noble Mountain Tree Farm – light candles for Hanukkah and gather together for festive meals on Kwanzaa. Read More
We met with the future of agriculture, connected with the voices of rural America and exercised our right to vote. We helped rebuild the East Coast and honored those who serve. We feasted, and shopped, and feasted some more. And through it all, we were very thankful. Read More