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Celebrating Farm Fathers

Celebrating Farm Fathers

By Olga Zvinyatskovskaya - Monday, June 11, 2012

As Father’s Day approaches, Farm Credit celebrates fathers everywhere who keep their farm families thriving. With 96% of U.S. farms run by families, farmer partnerships, or coops (Source: Farm Policy Facts), many of those farms have been passed down for generations, but making sufficient income to enable younger generations to join the family business remains a challenge. Read More »

Congratulations to 2012 CCA Award Winners

By Olga Zvinyatskovskaya - Sunday, June 10, 2012

The 2012 Cooperative Communicators Association (CCA) Institute was held in Tucson, Ariz., June 2-5. More than 100 communicators gathered to learn, share and connect on issues that face cooperatives nationwide. Read More »

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June is Dairy Month!

By Olga Zvinyatskovskaya - Thursday, June 7, 2012

June is Dairy Month - the perfect time for ice cream and cheese! Did you know that the average American eats more than 30 pounds of cheese per year, and that cheese has seen the most amount of demand growth in the dairy industry? Read More »

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4-H Students Lead Rebuilding of Twiggs County Library

By Christina Bowen - Monday, June 4, 2012

As part of Farm Credit's National Contributions Program, we provide scholarships for students to attend 4-H's Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) each summer. Last year, students from Fort Valley State University were able to attend CWF as part of Farm Credit's support, and we couldn't be prouder to share some of the great work these leaders brought back from DC to their community in Twiggs County Georgia. Read More »

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