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2014 National Contributions Application Deadline is Oct. 20

By Christina Bowen - Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Farm Credit is currently accepting applications for the 2014 National Contributions Program funding cycle. Organizations wishing to solicit support in 2014 must submit an online application by October 20. Read More »


From the Field: National Beef Ambassador Program

By Katie Stroud, 2013 National Beef Ambassador - Sunday, October 13, 2013

The National Beef Ambassador Program is a youth leadership program focused on educating consumers about beef and beef production. Beef Ambassadors share personal experiences, product samples and information about beef nutrition, recipes, preparation, animal welfare, environment and other important topics. Additionally, five young adults are chosen to represent the National Beef Ambassador Team to educate consumers at national events and through the media. The 2014 team was chosen in Springdale, Ark. at the National Beef Ambassador Contest last month. In this guest blog post, Katie Stroud, a 2013 national team member, recaps her time as a Beef Ambassador. Read More »

Season Nine of America’s Heartland Debuts

By Olga Zvinyatskovskaya - Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Season nine of America's Heartland debuted last week on local PBS stations and online - check your local listings for show times. This season's first episode features a fascinating story about new cherry production techniques that provide consumers with better quality fruit at a lower price. Reporter Jason Shoultz also investigates Citrus Greening Disease and the research underway to save the honeybees. Read More »


From the Field: Citizenship Washington Focus Part III

By Rachel Gonzales - Thursday, August 1, 2013

Join us for a three part photo blog series this week featuring highlights from the 2013 Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) program held throughout each summer at the National 4-H Center. Farm Credit is a proud sponsor of 4-H through the National Contributions Program. Read More »