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Understanding Farm Transition Planning

Understanding Farm Transition Planning You may have heard the term Farm Transition Planning or Farm Succession Planning and were wondering what it’s all about. Farm Transition Planning is a hot topic...
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Employee Spotlights

Employee Spotlight: Chris Baylor

Employee Spotlight: Chris Baylor
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Employee Spotlights

Employee Spotlight: Jill Richter

Job title: Credit Manager Location: Verona Operations Center Tenure: 20 years Briefly describe your involvement in 4-H. I was involved with the Willing Workers 4-H Club where I participated in various...
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Employee Spotlights

Employee Spotlight: Joey Cornwell

Job Title: Regional Sales & Lending Manager Location: Rocky Mount Branch Tenure: 20 years Briefly describe your involvement in FFA, now or previously. I was active in my Nokesville, Va. FFA Chapter...
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Employee Spotlights

Employee Spotlight: Bruce Harvey

Job title: Quality Control Analyst Location: Verona Operations Center Tenure: 1 year Briefly describe your involvement in agriculture, now or previously. Prior to joining Farm Credit, I prepared tax...
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Employee Spotlights

Employee Spotlight: Karen Wygal

Job title: Senior Associate Accountant Location: Lewisburg Branch Tenure: 2 years, 8 months Briefly describe your involvement in agriculture, now or previously. From the ages of 10-17, I lived on a...
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Agricultural Advocacy

Farm Credit Ramps Up Congressional Advocacy Amidst Farm Bill Discussions

The Farm Credit System was established by Congress 107 years ago, and the directors and employees of Farm Credit understand the importance of sharing the Farm Credit story with those key members.
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Customer Feature Stories

Young, Beginning, Small & Veteran Farmers

Young Farmer Feature: Dereck Price

Dereck Price, 30, has known that he wanted to farm since high school. He grew up helping his dad on their cow/calf operation and became more involved over the years. “Every time I got off the bus, the...
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Customer Feature Stories

Young, Beginning, Small & Veteran Farmers

Strong Roots & Strong Bonds Energize Young Dairymen

June is National Dairy Month and to celebrate this important facet of agriculture within our footprint, we are highlighting two young dairymen. Isaac Hammock and Ben Smith grew up on family-owned...
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Employee Spotlights

Employee Spotlight: Morgan Meador

Employee Spotlight: Morgan Meador
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Employee Spotlights

Employee Spotlight: Kim Rittenhouse

Job Title: Secondary Mortgage Market Program Manager Location: Verona Operations Center Tenure: 25 years Briefly describe your involvement in 4-H. I was very involved with 4-H from age 11 to 18. The...
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Young, Beginning, Small & Veteran Farmers

Top Five Strategies for a Young or Beginning Farmer

The average US farmer is 57 years old (USDA 2017). In fact, young producers (those under 35) make up less than 10% of producers while beginning farmers (those with 10 years or less of experience) make...
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Customer Feature Stories

Young, Beginning, Small & Veteran Farmers

Young Farmer Feature: Holly Coffman (Summit View Farm)

A Family Legacy Growing up on her family’s poultry farm in Rockingham County, farming was a way of life for Holly Coffman. Years later, Holly and her husband Sam built two poultry houses and started...
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Employee Spotlights

Employee Spotlight: JT Anderson

Job Title: Credit Manager Location: Verona Operations Center Tenure: 18 years Tell us about your family. I've been married to my wife and best friend, Kate, for more than 16 years. We have two great...
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Farm Management Resources

Greenhouse Tasks Through the Year

The greenhouse is a specialized structure designed for growing plants year-round. Here is a simple list of greenhouse tasks to tackle in different seasons of the year. Winter Tasks Make sure that your...
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