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Farm Credit of the Virginias recently determined that there was a ballot mailing list error related to the 2021 Board of Directors and nominating committee election. As a result, the ballots for this election sent to the eligible voting stockholders on October 12, 2021, must be resent to the entirety of the mailing list, and all of the votes must be recast. New ballots will be mailed to all voting stockholders on or about November 19, 2021, and voting stockholders should be on the lookout for a new replacement ballot in the mail. Click here to view the entire notice to stockholders.

 

Community Engagement & Support

Our commitment goes beyond financing

Farm Credit of the Virginias values our customer-owners and the rural communities we serve. We recognize the importance of the places our customers, employees and business affiliates call home. For that reason, we dedicate resources to our rural communities and the organizations and individuals keeping them strong.

Our community engagement ranges from concerted local efforts to larger-scale regional support. Causes we're passionate about, and continue to seek out opportunities to support, include food security in our footprint, veteran services and resources, youth agriculture involvement and literacy, disaster relief and more. Check out some recent opportunities in which we doubled-down on our commitment to strengthening our rural communities. 

Farm Credit Dairy Days Generate $23,500 Donation to Dairy Industry

This summer, Farm Credit of the Virginias hosted its first-ever, drive-thru ice cream socials and donated the cost of their events back to three organizations that provide support and promotion for the dairy industry.

State Fair of Virginia Celebrates Completion of Farm Credit Pavilion

A crowd gathered at The Meadow Event Park to participate in a special ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the completion of the Farm Credit Pavilion, a modern livestock facility built in partnership with the State Fair of Virginia.

Farm Credit Celebrates 2021 Virginia Ag Literacy Week Virtually

In place of the annual VA Ag Literacy Week classroom visits, Farm Credit of the Virginias employed virtual strategies to celebrate and promote ag literacy in March, including a read-aloud video and online enrichment activities.

Farm Credit of the Virginias Makes $17,500 Donation to Local Charities

The Association pledged  a Christmas donation on behalf of their customer-owners and business affiliates divided amongst 19 local charities.

Farm Credit Associations Support Mountaineer Food Bank

MidAtlantic Farm Credit and Farm Credit of the Virginias made a sponsorship totaling $20,000 to the Mountaineer Food Bank to support their participation in the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program.

Farm Credit Partners with State Fair of Virginia on Youth Livestock Facility

Colonial Farm Credit, MidAtlantic Farm Credit and Farm Credit of the Virginias partnered with the State Fair of Virginia to fund a modern livestock show facility.

Farm Credit of the Virginias Distributes $6,500 to Institutions Supporting Rural Communities

Branches provided monetary donations to local organizations of their choosing and provided meals to local first-responder units or other institutions benefiting our rural communities.  

Farm Credit Associations Support Federation of Virginia Food Banks

Colonial Farm Credit, MidAtlantic Farm Credit, and Farm Credit of the Virginias made a collaborative sponsorship totaling $50,000 to the Federation of Virginia Foods Banks to support their participation in the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program.

Farm Credit Releases Video Celebrating Agricultural Literacy

The association released a video supporting agricultural literacy and paying homage to the 2020 Virginia Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) Agricultural Literacy Week featured story.