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From the Field: 2013 Ag Media Summit

By Rachel Gonzales - Wednesday, August 7, 2013

The 15th annual Agricultural Media Summit stampeded into Buffalo, N.Y., this week with more than 600 agricultural media members, industry professionals and students in attendance. Communicators from across the country participated in agriculture and sightseeing tours as well as professional development and networking opportunities. Read More »

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From the Field: Western New York Ag Tour

By Olga Zvinyatskovskaya - Monday, August 5, 2013

574,000 gallons of maple syrup. 600,00 dairy cows. 20,000 acres of potatoes. Although many may recognize New York for its urban landmarks like Times Square, Central Park and the Empire State Building, the state boasts 23 percent of designated farmland, which generates $4.5 billion annually. Additionally, every on farm job created in New York creates an additional 1.9 jobs in the community. Read More »

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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 »