October 23, 2018Farm Credit and the Arkansas Agriculture Department Support Veteran Education
The Arkansas Agriculture Department and Farm Credit recently partnered to provide four $1,000 Homegrown by Heroes academic scholarships to military veterans, currently serving military personnel and their spouses or children who are pursuing an agricultural or an agriculture-related degree.
August 8, 2018Farm 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.
August 8, 2018No 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.
August 8, 2018Farmer Veterans Bring Their Story to Washington
Farm Credit hosted more than 60 farmer veterans in Washington, D.C., this July as part of a fly-in designed to bring their unique voices to policymakers.
July 30, 2018Homegrown 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.