September 11, 2018Empowering Teachers to Ensure the Future of Agriculture
The future of agriculture relies upon the successful transfer of knowledge from one generation of farmers to the next. The National Association of Agricultural Educators works towards this goal through the implementation of training programs that empower agricultural educators to teach Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE) courses to high school students.
September 6, 2018Annie's Project: A Community Where All Questions are Welcome
August 30, 2018Annie’s Project: Knowledge is Power
Annie’s Project prepares women for success on the farm and in business by teaching them critical agriculture and financial skills. Enjoy the next piece in our series on Annie's Project.
August 30, 2018Annie’s Project: Finding Your Voice
Leadership means speaking up for what you believe in. This second post in our Annie’s Project series shows how Annie's Project provides women with both the confidence to speak out about agriculture and the communication skills they need to do so.
August 28, 2018Annie’s Project: Building a New Generation of Ag Leaders
While women often face unique educational and leadership barriers that inhibit their ability to fully participate in their farm business, they have a program known as Annie’s Project to support their educational needs. This is the first of a series of posts about how Annie's Project empowers women to become leaders in agriculture.
August 24, 2018FFA: Investing in the Next Generation of Ag Leaders
Farm Credit supports the future of agriculture by partnering with organizations such as FFA. Enjoy this short video clip about our partnership.
August 22, 2018Youth Excel in 4-H Forestry Competition
Students put their forestry knowledge to the test each year at the National 4-H Forestry Invitational. Farm Credit is a proud partner of the Invitational, supporting students as they enter competitions in tree identification, compass and pacing, insect and disease identification, topographic map use and forest evaluation.
August 22, 2018Farm Credit Steps Up When Disasters Strike
Agriculture is a risky business, and natural disasters can devastate communities and jeopardize a farm family’s entire livelihood in an instant. As a local lender to farmers, ranchers and rural infrastructure providers, Farm Credit understands the challenges our customers face. And when disaster strikes, we’re out there pitching in however we can.
August 21, 2018Competition Sparks Rural Innovation
The word “entrepreneurship” typically evokes images of Silicon Valley tech startups, food delivery services, ridesharing apps that aid commuters…the list goes on. What’s the common thread? Entrepreneurship makes us think urban. While entrepreneurs often capitalize on the needs of urban centers, innovation is critical to the growth and vitality of rural communities as well, especially when it comes to agriculture.
August 9, 2018Farm Credit Continues its Commitment to Young, Beginning and Small Farmers