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November 2015 Preview: 30 Days of Thanks

November 2015 Preview: 30 Days of Thanks

By Karen Macdonald - Monday, November 2, 2015

With Thanksgiving the holiday highlight of November, Farm Credit likes to celebrate with gratitude throughout the entire month. Follow along as we celebrate 30 Days of Thanks on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and use hashtag #30DaysOfThanks to join the conversation. For everything from FFA to the farm families who raise our food and fiber, we are grateful. Read More »

August 2015 Preview:  Fresh Perspectives, Farmers’ Markets and Peaches

August 2015 Preview: Fresh Perspectives, Farmers’ Markets and Peaches

By Karen Macdonald - Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Last month, Farm Credit celebrated its 99th anniversary and entered its 100th year of providing reliable, consistent credit to rural communities and agriculture. As part of our centennial celebration, we also announced our Farm Credit 100 Fresh Perspectives program, a search for 100 visionaries who are shaping the future of agriculture. The nomination period is now open, so we encourage anyone who knows of a visionary leader worthy of recognition to nominate them today, or visit our Farm Credit 100 website to learn more about the program, our history and our mission. Read More »

July 2015 Preview: Veterans, Independence Day, and Farm Credit 100 Celebration

July 2015 Preview: Veterans, Independence Day, and Farm Credit 100 Celebration

By Karen Macdonald - Monday, July 6, 2015

The Farm Credit Salute to Farmer Veterans event in Washington, D.C., last month was a huge success. More than 300 guests including 40 farmer veterans and numerous media and government representatives gathered to celebrate the important contributions our military veterans are making to agricultural and food production. The event featured food raised by local farmer veterans, and in one case, also prepared by a farmer/chef. July continues the focus on military veterans as we celebrate Independence Day and recognize the men and women, past and present, who have sacrificed to preserve our freedoms. Read More »

April 2015 Preview: Earth Day, Soy Foods Month and Industry Events

April 2015 Preview: Earth Day, Soy Foods Month and Industry Events

By Olga Zvinyatskovskaya - Sunday, April 5, 2015

The start of April means Earth Day is coming, a chance for us to appreciate our planet and all it offers – food, fuel, fiber and water. We can also thank the sun, which is increasingly being used to generate clean electricity. Although solar energy generation is still a small portion of total capacity, it grew more than 400 percent in four years and is set to continue expanding. With nearly $100 billion invested, Farm Credit is one of the largest financers of renewable energy projects in the country. Read More »