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As the autumn harvest draws to a close, America’s farmers are inevitably reminded of the literal truth behind the axiom “you reap what you sow.” For nearly 100 years, Farm Credit has sown low-cost loans that have yielded the world’s greatest agricultural economy. Yet, getting these loans to farmers is no small process. It has taken many dedicated individuals—and years of changes—to fund the Farm Credit System. Read More
Harvesting is the first step grapes take towards becoming a finished bottle of wine, and harvest time – which is in full swing in September – is the busiest time of the year for any winery. U.S. wineries produce 11.9 billion pounds of grapes, primarily in California, but there are many wine-grape producing states including Washington, New York, Maryland and Michigan. Read More
Labor Day is behind us, and farmers and ranchers are hard at work bringing fall harvests in from the fields, taking cattle to market or preparing for the cooler months ahead. Here are just a few things keeping producers and consumers busy in the month of September. 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
Greetings from Albuquerque! The Farm Credit National Communications team is gearing up for the grand opening of the 2012 Ag Media Summit InfoExpo where we will officially launch our new media resources on FarmCredit.com. Users will find a centralized source for agriculture expertise in the Speaker Bureau, as well as images, videos and news focused on the business of agriculture on the AGgregator blog. Read More