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Farm Credit Experts Speak with Executive Women in Agriculture

Farm Credit Experts Speak with Executive Women in Agriculture

By Karen Macdonald - Monday, February 6, 2017

Changes in the agricultural sector are affecting the value of agricultural assets—land, equipment and grain inventories—that show up on farmers’ balance sheets, and will have an impact on owners’ equity and working capital. Read More »

Business of Agriculture: Spring Crop Insurance Deadline is March 16

Business of Agriculture: Spring Crop Insurance Deadline is March 16

By Matt Ritenour - Monday, March 9, 2015

Matt Ritenour is a crop insurance specialist for MidAtlantic Farm Credit and has been helping farmers manage the risks of dealing with Mother Nature and market fluctuations since 2005. Read More »

Business of Agriculture: New Farm Bill Safety Net Options

Business of Agriculture: New Farm Bill Safety Net Options

By Kurt Fuchs - Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Kurt Fuchs has served as MidAtlantic Farm Credit’s government affairs officer for two years and works out of the Denton, Md. branch office. Read More »

Ag News Roundup: November 2014

By Olga Zvinyatskovskaya - Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The twin issues of organic farming and GMOs returned to the news in November. One position stated that organic farming is widespread in developing countries and is better positioned to continue providing sufficient food for our growing population, with GMOs having a negative impact on the sustainability of our food system. An alternate view is that GMO crops can actually have a positive impact on the environment, and have been proven to be safe to eat. Voters had their own point of view, voting down GMO labeling initiatives in Colorado and Oregon. Read More »