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Employee Spotlight: Steven Adams

Job Title: Business Service Specialist Location: Roanoke Branch Tenure: 3 years Briefly describe your involvement in 4-H. I participated in 4-H when I was growing up. It taught me a lot of valuable...
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Crop Insurance Overview

Crop insurance is a tool farmers can use to mitigate risk. Farmers have noted crop insurance as their most important agriculture risk management tool. A licensed agent can provide additional...
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Employee Spotlight: Rebecca Frantz

Job Title: Loan Officer Location: Oakland Branch Tenure: 7 years Briefly describe your involvement in 4-H. I was in 4-H throughout my childhood. I served in a variety of leadership roles while I was a...
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The Farm Credit Knowledge Center: Celebrating 10 Years

A decade ago, Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV) began the journey to fill a need within our footprint: education and connection for those involved in or interested in agriculture. The Farm Credit...
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Customer Feature Stories

From the Ground Up: Matt Hall and Chris Ziems of High Mountain Timber

In the heart of the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia, Matt Hall and Chris Ziems have built a timber empire. The pair met while working together at Coastal Lumber Company in the 1990s and in 2002...
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Employee Spotlight: Autumn Crider

Job Title: Senior Loan Officer Location: Warrenton Branch Tenure: 19 years Briefly describe your involvement in agriculture. My husband and I raise beef cattle, both commercial and registered stock...
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Employee Spotlight: Melissa Driver

Job Title: Corporate Secretary Location: Verona Operations Center Tenure: 39 years Briefly describe your involvement in agriculture. I grew up on a farm. We raised beef cattle, hogs, corn and hay...
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Financial Literacy

Young, Beginning, Small & Veteran Farmers

SMART Goals and Simplifying Record Keeping

Ensure you have obtainable goals that will take you to a new level. Whether personal or professional goals, it is important to set yourself up for success! Record keeping can be a daunting task...
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Agricultural Advocacy

Farm Credit Goes to Washington to Advocate for Strong Farm Bill

Farm Credit is known for building meaningful relationships with our customer-owners; however, our continued success is dependent on more than just customer relations. Even many of our customer-owners...
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Customer Feature Stories

From Log to Living Room: Will Walker of Wm. Walker Co.

Will Walker is a furniture maker and sawyer; however, upon hearing his story, entrepreneur is also a very fitting title. Will's creative spirit and entrepreneurial mindset have driven him to identify and pursue business opportunities which span multiple industries. He has even built a substantial following on YouTube where he educates viewers from around the world while demonstrating his craftsmanship, expertise and passion.
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Employee Spotlight: Josh Back

Job Title: Loan Officer Location: Harrisonburg Branch Tenure: 9 years Briefly describe your involvement in 4-H. I participated in 4-H for ten years in my youth, showing livestock and competing in...
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Employee Spotlight: Michelle Webb

Job Title: Business Relationship Specialist Location: Rocky Mount Branch Tenure: 24 years Briefly describe your involvement in agriculture. I grew up on a 150-acre dairy farm, now a beef cattle farm...
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Financial Literacy

The 5 C's of Credit

The 5 C’s of Credit All lending institutions have the responsibility to complete due diligence in order to be a reliable and consistent source of sound, adequate, and constructive credit. The degree...
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Young, Beginning, Small & Veteran Farmers

Veteran Farmer Feature: Clint Kelly (Kelly Farms)

As America's veterans transition to civilian life, many pursue careers in agriculture. Clint Kelly is a combat veteran of the U.S. Army who now owns and operates a farm alongside his wife, Julia, in...
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Financial Literacy

Preparing For 2024: Recommendations For Your Household, Farm & Business

Is it just me, or does time move a lot faster these days? I just blinked, and 2024 is almost here. That means it’s time for Doc White’s thoughts on how you should start preparing for the new year...
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