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January 2016 Preview: Farm Credit 100, Financial Wellness & Industry Events

January 2016 Preview: Farm Credit 100, Financial Wellness & Industry Events

By Karen Macdonald - Wednesday, January 6, 2016

As we enter 2016, Farm Credit also enters its 100th anniversary year, when we’ll be celebrating a century of support to rural communities, agricultural producers and agribusinesses. The centerpiece of the Farm Credit 100 program is our Fresh Perspectives search for 100 rural leaders and visionaries, which launched last July with a nomination period that closed in December. Nominations are now being carefully reviewed by our national selection panel of industry and Farm Credit representatives, and the Farm Credit 100 Fresh Perspective honorees will be announced on National Ag Day in March. Thanks to all who submitted a nominations for the Fresh Perspectives search! Read More »

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From the Field: Ag Media Summit 2015

From the Field: Ag Media Summit 2015

By Karen Macdonald - Saturday, September 19, 2015

Taking place just days after Farm Credit recognized the start of its 100th year of support to rural communities and agriculture, the 17th annual Agriculture Media Summit earlier this week provided the first national external outreach opportunity of the Farm Credit 100 program. Held in Scottsdale, Arizona, more than 600 agricultural media members, industry professionals and students were in attendance and had an opportunity to learn more about our centennial and particularly the Farm Credit 100 Fresh Perspectives search. Read More »

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Ag News Roundup: July 2015

Ag News Roundup: July 2015

By Karen Macdonald - Wednesday, August 5, 2015

July 17 marked Farm Credit’s 99th anniversary and the start of our 100th year of service to agriculture and America’s rural communities. The unique attributes of Farm Credit aren’t always widely understood, and this milestone is an opportunity to educate people about what Farm Credit is, and is not. It’s also a time to reflect on our history while we look to the future, and Farm Credit’s recently announced Fresh Perspectives program will do just that: search for and identify 100 visionaries who are leading the industry in a positive direction. 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 »