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Employee Spotlight: Emily Hanger

Location: Harrisonburg Branch Job Title: Credit Analyst Tenure: 1 year Were you involved in 4-H and/or FFA? I was a member of the Churchville 4-H Club and the Buffalo Gap High School FFA chapter...
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Farm Management Resources

Livestock Risk Protection for Cattle

What is Livestock Risk Protection (LRP) and why do I need it? With the never-ending fluctuation and unpredictability of the market, Livestock Risk Protection (LRP) is something all cattle producers...
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Ag & Culture Video Series

Customer Feature Stories

Vittone Farms (Bedford County, VA)

In the Vittone Farms Ag & Culture episode, Farm Credit of the Virginias customer-owner, Jeff Vittone, explains the inception of his container farm in Bedford County, VA and the benefits of employing...
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Agricultural Advocacy

Legislative Advocacy and Update 2022

Farm Credit is known for building relationships with its customers, but it goes further than that.
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Farm Management Resources

Common Pasture Weeds Identification and Management

Create a plan for the management of common pasture weeds. If you are looking to identify pasture weeds by photo, read on. Pasture weeds identification will determine if they are annual, biennial, or...
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Farm Management Resources

Head into Planting with Strong Risk Management

Why is crop insurance important for my risk management plan? Crop insurance can provide agricultural producers protection on two major sources of risk: production and price. During the last decade...
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Employee Spotlights

Employee Spotlight: Bobbi Loudermilk

Location: Lexington Branch Job Title: Loan Officer Tenure: 39 years Were you involved in 4-H and/or FFA? I grew up in 4-H and was active when my children were involved as well. Describe your...
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Employee Spotlights

Employee Spotlight: Kelly Noland

Location: Warrenton Branch Job Title: Loan Officer Tenure: 2.5 years Were you involved in 4-H and/or FFA? I was in FFA for most of high school and served as secretary. I raised two steers and a hog...
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Customer Feature Stories

Young, Beginning, Small & Veteran Farmers

The Spirit of Italy Comes to Stay in Virginia at Ecco Adesso Vineyards

Walking the rolling hills and watching workers in distant vineyards, visitors to Ecco Adesso Vineyards private villa rentals could be forgiven for thinking they were in Tuscany. Owners Michael and...
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Employee Spotlights

Employee Spotlight: Celia Meade

Location: Roanoke Branch Job Title: Credit Analyst Tenure: 2 years Agricultural involvement? Twin Chimney Ranch is my family's 265-acre farm in Botetourt County, VA. The farm is primarily used for hay...
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Employee Spotlights

Employee Spotlight: Crystal Bragg

Location: Harrisonburg Processing Center Job Title: Loan Processor Tenure: 2.5 years Tell us about your family. I have one daughter. She is 12 years old and loves sports. She plays volleyball and...
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Employee Spotlights

Employee Spotlight: FJ Grady

Location: Romney Branch Job Title: Regional Sales & Lending Manager (NW Region) Tenure: 29 years Where did you grow up? I grew up in Romney, WV and walked by the Farm Credit Office for years, never...
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Employee Spotlights

Employee Spotlight: Will Stanley

Location: Harrisonburg Branch Job Title: Business Analyst Tenure: 3.5 years 4H/FFA involvement? I was involved with FFA in middle and high school where I served in various officer positions. I also...
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Farm Management Resources

Young, Beginning, Small & Veteran Farmers

You Cannot Change What You Do Not Measure! Top Ten Tips In Agribusiness Analysis For A Sustainable Future In Farming

For most agribusiness operators, producing and/or processing products are almost second nature, but your success will also depend on great business management skills, not just being able to produce a...
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Poinsettia Facts: The Must-Knows Before Buying One

With temperatures dropping and snow flurries in the air, December has made its arrival. For most individuals, December is a very anticipated month with December 25 th being Christmas. During the...
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