Farm Credit Knowledge Center Launches On-demand Learning Platform
The Farm Credit Knowledge Center announced the launch of their newest, free resource; an on-demand learning platform called the AgHub. The AgHub houses a host of educational portals, which provide curriculum covering an array of agricultural topics.
Access to the AgHub curriculum is free. Users can select from an array of learning portals covering topics such as QuickBooks and Excel for Agriculture, Beef Risk Management, Beekeeping, Business Planning, Ag-vocacy and more. To gain access to the learning portals, users simply complete a short request form. Then, the Knowledge Center team will respond with an email containing links and instructions for the requested portal(s).
The AgHub is available to Farm Credit members and non-members and is appropriate for all producers, especially young and beginning farmers, educators and students and anyone interested in learning more about the agriculture industry.
Interested individuals are encouraged to learn more and to browse the available learning portals by visiting www.FarmCreditofVirginias.com/Knowledge-Center or by contacting the Knowledge Center at KnowledgeCenter@FCVirginias.com.
Kyley Clevenger, Farm Credit Knowledge Center Director, noted, “The Knowledge Center continues efforts to provide valuable learning opportunities and we are proud to offer this additional resource on the website. We feel the addition of the AgHub enables us to provide on-demand resources allowing users to receive the information they need, when they need it. We encourage anyone interested in the industry to visit the website to learn more.”
About Farm Credit of the Virginias
Farm Credit of the Virginias provides over $1.9 billion 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 www.FarmCreditofVirginias.com.