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Farm Credit Knowledge Center to Host Risk Management Dinner Meeting in February

The Farm Credit Knowledge Center will kick off its 2024 Star Insights Series with a risk management dinner meeting at the Fauquier Livestock Exchange in Marshall, Va. on February 20, 2024. Dinner will be served at 5:30 PM and the program will begin at 6:00 PM.

Star Insights Series is a free offering from the Farm Credit Knowledge Center. For the February program, participants will hear from Ralph Stickman, a Farm Credit crop insurance agent. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with Stickman as he shares strategies to mitigate risk and real-life scenarios.

Kyley Clevenger, Knowledge Center Director, shared, "Every farm, regardless of size, must understand the tools and services available to them to mitigate risk. This event is designed to help farmers grow their knowledge of risk management tools and enhance their ability to implement those practices. They will also enjoy networking with other farmers and discussing real-life scenarios. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions in the group setting or in one-on-one interactions with the speaker."

Registration can be made by visiting or by emailing the Knowledge Center at

About Farm Credit of the Virginias

Farm Credit of the Virginias provides over $2 billion in financing to nearly 12,000 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

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