Press Release
May 22, 2019
Farm Credit Makes Grant to Improve Access to Mental Health Care for Farmers Farm Credit has partnered with AgriSafe Network to support its Total Farmer Health campaign. The program will educate rural health professionals on the mental health risks faced by farmers and ranchers and trains them to integrate basic mental health screenings into their primary care practices.
Press Release
May 22, 2019
Statement on the Death of Dallas Tonsager Farm Credit Council President and CEO Todd Van Hoose made the following statement on the death of Dallas Tonsager. “Dallas had a life-long passion for rural communities and agriculture. During his time in Washington, D.C., Dallas worked tirelessly to support farm families and make a more vibrant rural economy. His leadership and his friendship will be deeply missed.”
Press Release
April 2, 2019
Farm Credit CEOs Testify on Rural Economy, Disaster Assistance Bringing a message of how they are working with customers in this difficult agricultural cycle – and given the hurricanes last year and floods this year – three Farm Credit System CEOs will testify in front of the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee this morning.
Press Release
October 12, 2017
Rebuild Rural Coalition Members Testify at House Hearing Witnesses representing the Rebuild Rural Coalition (RRC) testified today before the House Agriculture Committee at the hearing on rural infrastructure. They underscored the different needs of rural versus urban areas. Additionally, they discussed the competitiveness of American agriculture and viability of rural communities relying on improved roads and bridges, clean water, reliable electricity and broadband internet access.