Press Release
September 24, 2021
Farm Credit Furthers Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion - Hosts HBCU-Focused Career Fair Participants from HBCUs across the country connected with employees from 33 Farm Credit institutions to learn about the unique careers available in the Farm Credit system.  Attendance increased  24 percent from last year’s event. and engaged one another in a virtual booth while discussing careers, including internships in finance, marketing, accounting, IT and more.
Press Release
September 10, 2021
Farm Credit Celebrates HBCU Week, Gears Up for HBCU Career Fair As part of Farm Credit’s ongoing commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, the Farm Credit Council celebrates the rich history and importance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the U.S. and their positive impact on roughly 300,000 current students, staff, alumni and HBCU partners during this year’s HBCU Week.
Press Release
August 13, 2021
Farm Credit’s Commitment to Young, Beginning and Small Farmers Grew in 2020 Farm Credit institutions increased their support of young, beginning and small (YBS) farmers and ranchers across the country in 2020, according to a Farm Credit Administration (FCA) report delivered on August 12, 2021. "In the midst of a pandemic, Farm Credit leaned into its mission and strengthened its support for young, beginning and small farmers and ranchers. The commitment Farm Credit lenders make to YBS farmers and ranchers does not waver, in good years or bad. It’s a critical part of our mission, and we’re dedicated to fulfilling it regardless of a pandemic, low commodity prices, challenging trade environments or anything else,” said Farm Credit Council President and CEO Todd Van Hoose.
Press Release
August 4, 2021
Farm Credit Council Statement on Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation Farm Credit Council President and CEO Todd Van Hoose made the following statement on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: “Rural communities and agriculture face unique and urgent infrastructure challenges that require serious and specialized investment. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will bring much-needed support for rural broadband and rural water systems.
Press Release
April 1, 2021
Farm Credit Council Joins Biden Administration’s COVID-19 Community Corps Farm Credit Council has joined the COVID-19 Community Corps. Coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, partners share science-based information directly with community organizations and Americans across the country to empower them to fight against COVID-19 and share the importance of vaccinations in their communities.
Press Release
March 31, 2021
Farm Credit Announces MANRRS Scholarship Winners Farm Credit and Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) are excited to announce the winners of the 2021 Farm Credit/MANRRS VIP Scholarship. This competitive academic scholarship provides special programming for outstanding MANRRS students who have expressed an interest in Farm Credit.