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Farm Credit Supports Small Agricultural Businesses

Farm Credit Supports Small Agricultural Businesses

By Karen Macdonald - Monday, December 5, 2016

The last weekend in November, shoppers across America showed their support for small businesses during Small Business Saturday, an annual event to help recognize and strengthen small businesses, integral to many local economies. Launched by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday has received recognition from President Barack Obama, and participation from thousands of businesses and millions of consumers. Read More »

Successful Farming Radio Highlights Farm Credit Support for Beginning Farmers

Successful Farming Radio Highlights Farm Credit Support for Beginning Farmers

By Karen Macdonald - Thursday, November 3, 2016

For 100 years, Farm Credit has helped beginning farmers establish their agricultural businesses, and worked side-by-side with them to help those businesses flourish. These farmers and ranchers represent an important segment of our customer-owners, and we applaud their entrepreneurial spirit and appreciate their contributions to the agriculture sector. Read More »

Farm Credit Featured in Rural Cooperatives Magazine

Farm Credit Featured in Rural Cooperatives Magazine

By Karen Macdonald - Tuesday, October 11, 2016

USDA’s nationally distributed Rural Cooperatives Magazine featured an article in the September/October issue highlighting Farm Credit’s increasing support for beginning farmers and highlights from Farm Credit’s Beginning Farmer panel held in Washington, D.C. in June. Read More »

Ag News Roundup: November 2015

Ag News Roundup: November 2015

By Karen Macdonald - Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Industry publication AgriMarketing recently devoted an entire issue to Farm Credit’s 100-year anniversary. The Farm Credit 100 issue debuted online with the print edition hitting mailboxes soon after, and featured articles highlighting Farm Credit’s history, activities, marketing approach and outlook for the future. Also included was a special feature on Farm Credit’s support for cooperatives and rural infrastructure providers. This is the first time that Farm Credit has earned such extensive coverage in a single publication, reinforcing the importance and relevance of our 100-year record of financial support to rural communities and agriculture. Read More »