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From the Field: April Fools' Day

By Olga Zvinyatskovskaya - Sunday, March 31, 2013

From innocent to bizarre and everything in between, pranksters took pride in playing practical jokes on social media today. Check out some of our favorites in our April Fools’ Day roundup below. Read More »


From the Field: National Ag Day

By Olga Zvinyatskovskaya - Monday, March 18, 2013

Happy Ag Day to everyone who benefits from the unwavering commitment of America’s farmers and ranchers! Both on and off the farm, agriculture is a bright spot in the U.S. employment market, with hiring trending upward in both urban and rural areas. According to the USDA, one in 12 American jobs is agriculture-related. Read More »


From the Field: Ag Issues Forum & Commodity Classic

By Keith Lane - Thursday, March 7, 2013

Farm Credit is a proud supporter of the Commodity Classic, the annual gathering of America’s soybean, corn, wheat and sorghum farmers. Keith Lane, senior vice president of agribusiness at Farm Credit Mid-America, also participated in the Ag Issues Forum, a pre-conference event sponsored by Bayer CropSciences. The 8th annual event brought together media and thought-provoking professionals who influence the agriculture industry in unique ways. In this guest post, Lane discusses his prospective on the future of farming. Read More »


From the Field: AFBF YF&R Joint National Leadership Conference

By Gary Matteson - Sunday, February 10, 2013

As the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) (AFBF) wraps up its annual Young Farmer & Rancher Joint National Leadership Conference (JNLC) today in Phoenix, I'll share a few highlights that demonstrate the strength of Farm Credit's partnership with AFBF both locally and nationally. Read More »