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From the Field: Central Indiana Ag Tour

By Olga Zvinyatskovskaya - Sunday, July 27, 2014

Members of the agricultural media got the chance to go behind the scenes of several central Indiana operations during the 2014 Ag Media Summit Ag Tour on Saturday. Read More »


From the Field: 2014 Citizenship Washington Focus

By Christina Bowen - Thursday, June 26, 2014

The 2014 Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) program is held throughout each summer at the National 4-H Center. Farm Credit is a proud sponsor of 4-H and the program through the National Contributions Program. Read More »


From the Field: Father's Day 2014

By Olga Zvinyatskovskaya - Thursday, June 12, 2014

Across rural America, every day farmers and ranchers pass down a tradition of hard work and commitment to their children, sometimes building on generations of family commitment to producing safe and abundant food. Often, these children grow up to join the family operation, having learned a love of the land and the animals in their care along with the work ethic and specialized knowledge necessary to succeed in farming and ranching. Here are a few examples of multi-generational farmers and ranchers who have worked side-by-side as farm families, building a legacy that might be passed on to the next generation: Read More »


From the Field: Land Conservation Moving Forward

By Jill Giacomini Basch - Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Jill Giacomini Basch is co-owner and chief marketing officer of Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company. On the family dairy, north of San Francisco, Jill and her father and sisters produce award-winning cheeses and operate The Fork, a culinary and educational center. The Giacomini family practices sustainability with a focus on water conservation and land stewardship. Connect with Point Reyes on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Read More »