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August 8, 2018
Farm Credit Celebrates its Military Veteran Employees
Chris Obermeyer, a veteran and vice president of credit operations at FCSAmerica, hosted a panel discussion featuring his Farm Credit colleagues who served in the armed forces. The event also garnered a special appearance by Rep. Don Bacon of Nebraska and members of his staff. 
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August 8, 2018
No Barriers and CoBank Unite to Empower Veterans
CoBank joined forces with No Barriers USA, a Colorado-based nonprofit organization, in 2017 to create a program that honors the men and women from rural America who have served in the U.S. military and returned home with various forms of service-related disabilities.
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August 1, 2018
Farmers Helping Farmers: The National Black Growers Council Focuses on Education
The National Black Growers Council (NBGC), a nonprofit organization that advocates for the best interests of African-American farmers on the local, state and national levels, hosts regular Model Farm Field Days, bringing together farmers for hands-on, peer-to-peer learning, which Farm Credit is proud to support.
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July 30, 2018
CoBank Grant Supports Training for Rural Water Employees
CoBank, a national cooperative bank serving Farm Credit associations, agribusinesses and rural infrastructure providers, has partnered with the National Rural Water Association (NRWA) to underwrite a program that will target and train the next generation of technical workers needed to ensure the future operation of critical water and wastewater systems in rural communities. 
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July 30, 2018
Homegrown by Heroes: More Than a Label
Farm Credit partnered with the Farmer Veteran Coalition and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture to create the Homegrown By Heroes label that veteran farmers can use to differentiate their products and spur conversation with consumers.