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West Virginia Agritourism Attraction Featured in Farm Credit Video

Farm Credit of the Virginias, a lending cooperative serving Virginia, West Virginia, and western Maryland, released a new episode of its’ Ag & Culture video series featuring CW’s Corn Maze, a seasonal agritourism attraction located in Pocahontas County, WV. The new episode is available at the following link: https://youtu.be/qxZOhzRsAsI

CW’s Corn Maze is a family-friendly agritourism offering located off the Greenbrier River in Cass, WV. The seasonal, attraction recently closed out its third year of operation. Visitors can journey through a 10-acre corn maze, ride the barrel train, roll in the culvert, pet farm animals, pick pumpkins and enjoy many other ag-related activities. CW’s Corn Maze draws a crowd weekend after weekend during operation, due to the hard work and creativity of owners Michelle and Charles II Wilfong.

In the latest Ag & Culture episode featuring CW’s Corn Maze, the Wilfongs' discuss the inception of the corn maze three years prior, the process of planting and cutting the maze, balancing the workload associated with a highly diversified farming operation, like Wilfong Farms, and more.

About the Ag & Culture Video Series

The Ag & Culture video series provides viewers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the day-to-day operation of a given farm or agribusiness. The videos are created to educate consumers by highlighting how the agriculture industry works – not just where food comes from, but the families who grow it, their foray into farming and motivation to keep at it, the challenges and opportunities within the industry, the influence of agriculture on the environment, some misconceptions associated with the industry and more. Additionally, the series aims to highlight opportunities within the agriculture sector for young, beginning and small farmers.

The families featured in the series are not only upstanding members of their communities, advocates for agriculture and savvy business owners, but also Farm Credit customer-owners. Each of the featured producers leverage our cooperative structure and flexible financing to meet their operational goals. Many of the business owners highlighted in the series also take advantage of Farm Credit Knowledge Center programming to grow their knowledge base and keep a pulse on industry trends.

Learn more about the following producers and operations featured in our latest Ag & Culture episodes, and access the full-length videos on the Farm Credit of the Virginias YouTube channel (@FarmCreditVAs) or the Farm Credit of the Virginias website.

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 www.farmcreditofvirginias.com.

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