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Hanger Joins Farm Credit as Credit & Lending Trainee

Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV) announced Emily Hanger assumed the position of Credit and Lending trainee at the Harrisonburg branch.

Hanger was born and raised in Augusta County, Virginia, which she still calls home. She is no stranger to the agriculture industry having grown up showing hogs at the local market show. She was also actively involved with the Buffalo Gap FFA chapter, as well as the Churchville 4-H club.  

Hanger attended Bridgewater College where she earned her Economics and Business Administration degree, and played volleyball for three years.

Regarding her new role, Hanger says, “As a new employee at Farm Credit, I am excited to bring my love for agriculture and economic knowledge together to help local farmers.”

In her spare time, Hanger enjoys hiking, kayaking and playing volleyball.

Jill Richter, Credit Manager says, “We are excited to have Emily as a part of our team and the fresh perspective she adds as a credit and lending trainee.  I am excited to be involved in her development of blending the credit and lending functions of our business, capitalize on those skills, and be an engaged partner with our customer-owners.”

About Farm Credit of the Virginias

Farm Credit of the Virginias provides over $1.9 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

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