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Every Day is Earth Day for Farmers and Ranchers

By Karen Macdonald - Friday, April 21, 2017

Happy Earth Day! Founded in 1970 as a day of education about environmental issues, Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22. To America’s farmers and ranchers who vigilantly protect our natural resources, though, every day is Earth Day. It’s not easy. With fewer producers working less land while feeding a growing population, finding economically and operationally viable solutions to long-term sustainability is a challenge. Nonetheless, many Farm Credit customers are doing just that: Read More »

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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 »

Farm Credit Live from Trade Talk

Farm Credit Live from Trade Talk

By Karen Macdonald - Thursday, November 10, 2016

Today, hundreds of ag industry participants and journalists are attending the National Association of Farm Broadcasting’ (NAFB) 73rd annual convention in Kansas City, Missouri, and participating in Trade Talk, a one-of-a-kind media relations event held every year at the convention. Event organizers estimate 2,542 interviews are conducted at Trade Talk, and this year, three Farm Credit subject matter experts are on-hand to talk with media, offering insights and expertise on industry trends, challenges and opportunities. Read More »

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How the Soybean Leadership College Helped Me Advocate for Agriculture

How the Soybean Leadership College Helped Me Advocate for Agriculture

By Josie Burgett - Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Farm Credit is a proud supporter of the Soybean Leadership College through the National Contributions Program. Guest author Josie Burgett is a freshman at Iowa State University. Read More »

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