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Farm Credit Features Nelson County Farm Brewery in Video Series

Farm Credit of the Virginias, a cooperative lending institution serving VA, WV, and MD, in partnership with the Farm Credit Knowledge Center, recently released the latest installment of the Ag & Culture video series which highlights Nelson County’s Wood Ridge Farm Brewery.

The Ag & Culture video series was designed to provide its’ viewers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into a farming operation and business. The videos are geared toward educating the general consumer who may not be exposed to the opportunities and challenges that lie within the agriculture industry.

The video features Barry Wood’s Wood Ridge Farm Brewery of Nelson County, Virginia. Wood Ridge Farm Brewery serves up a rotating list of craft beers brewed on-site. The grains are grown in the fields surrounding the brewery, and prepared in the custom malt house and roasting operation on the property, even the spring water used for brewing originates on the farm. Wood Ridge Farm Brewery is proud to stay true to the farm and true to its’ local values.

In the video, owner, Barry Wood, divulges his meticulous process for brewing, “From Dirt to Glass,” and shares the secret to his success lies within his ingenuity, perseverance, and passion.

The full-length video can be accessed via the Farm Credit of the Virginias’ YouTube account. A social media optimized version is available on the association’s FacebookInstagram, and Twitter accounts.

About Farm Credit of the Virginias

Farm Credit of the Virginias provides over $1.8 billion dollars in financing to more than 11,000 farmers, agribusinesses and rural homeowners throughout Virginia, West Virginia and western Maryland. Farm Credit is a cooperative capitalized largely through investments made by farmers, ranchers and the rural homeowners and businesses that borrow from them. In fact, as part of a nationwide network they are the largest single provider of agricultural credit in the United States and have been for over 100 years. Farm Credit helps maintain and improve the quality of life in rural America and on the farm through its constant commitment to competitive lending, expert financial services and for facilitating and sharing knowledge and resources through the Farm Credit Knowledge Center. For more information, visit or

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