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Successful Farming Radio Highlights Farm Credit Support for Beginning Farmers

Successful Farming Radio Highlights Farm Credit Support for Beginning Farmers

By Karen Macdonald - Thursday, November 3, 2016

For 100 years, Farm Credit has helped beginning farmers establish their agricultural businesses, and worked side-by-side with them to help those businesses flourish. These farmers and ranchers represent an important segment of our customer-owners, and we applaud their entrepreneurial spirit and appreciate their contributions to the agriculture sector. Read More »

Dan Flanagan Inducted into Kentucky Poultry Federation's Hall of Fame

Dan Flanagan Inducted into Kentucky Poultry Federation's Hall of Fame

By Olga Zvinyatskovskaya - Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Dan Flanagan, who sits on both the AgriBank and Farm Credit Council board of directors, was voted unanimously to be inducted into the Kentucky Poultry Federation (KPF) Hall of Fame. He was officially inducted at the 18th Annual KPF Festival and awards banquet in Louisville, Ky. Flanagan joins a small group of KPF Hall of Fame members, who have all helped Kentucky’s poultry industry develop into the thriving economic driver that it is today. Read More »

Farm Credit Supports National Farm to School Month

Farm Credit Supports National Farm to School Month

By Karen Macdonald - Thursday, October 27, 2016

As National Farm to School Month winds to a close, Farm Credit is highlighting activities and events sponsored by some of our member organizations across the country. As with our national sponsorship of this organization, these local and regional activities demonstrate Farm Credit’s broad support for the important goals of the National Farm to School Network (NFSN): educating children and their families about how their food is grown; increasing access to and consumption of fresh, locally raised food in our schools; and supporting local farmers and local economies by encouraging the development of local markets. Read More »

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Cooperatives Build Rural Communities

Cooperatives Build Rural Communities

By Karen Macdonald - Monday, October 24, 2016

Across America, a plethora of cooperative businesses are integral to rural communities and economies, offering essential services that enable citizens and businesses to grow and thrive. Owned and governed by their members, these cooperatives focus on long-term needs rather than short-term profits, creating the foundation on which rural American communities depend. All Americans benefit from the food, fuel and fiber that are produced by these cooperatives’ members and distributed throughout the nation. Read More »