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Let Us Give Thanks for a Safe and Abundant 2014 Harvest

Let Us Give Thanks for a Safe and Abundant 2014 Harvest

By Karen Macdonald - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

As millions of Americans head off to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday, it’s time to consider the abundance of food that we’ll enjoy and that’s grown through the daily commitment of our country’s farmers and ranchers. Read More »

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Producing Excellence Reaches all 50 States and Puerto Rico

By Karen Macdonald - Monday, January 20, 2014

Without question, America’s farmers and ranchers work hard every single day, applying an unwavering commitment to providing safe, affordable and abundant food for our nation and the world. Farm Credit’s Producing Excellence Program was launched in 2011 to highlight this dedication, featuring stories of Farm Credit customers from across the country and representing the diversity of American agriculture. Read More »

Farm to Plate: Kwanzaa

By Karen Macdonald - Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Compared to some other winter celebrations, Kwanzaa is relatively new holiday, established in 1966 to recognize and honor African family, community and culture. It is founded on the centuries-old tradition of harvest celebrations in Africa, from which it takes its name: Kwanzaa, a Swahili word, translates to “first fruits. Read More »

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Farm to Plate: The Beauty of Christmas

By Karen Macdonald - Sunday, December 22, 2013

Christmas is a time of joy, peace and good will. For many of us, it’s also a time of family gatherings, brightly wrapped gifts and traditional foods: turkey and ham, roasted potatoes and stuffing, green beans and cranberry sauce, all brought to us through the hard work every day of our country’s farmers and ranchers. Read More »

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