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The New Farm Credit of the Virginias Website has a Little Something for Everyone!

Knowledge Center Resources are now housed on the Farm Credit of Virginias website as of September 2020.  The Knowledge Center, which is the educational arm of the association, provides many benefits to customer-owners, educators and all those interested in agriculture.  Visitors to the Farm Credit of the Virginias website can now easily access information regarding loans and services as well as Knowledge Center’s information and resources.

Website contents-A Little Something for Everyone!

Agriculture Funding and Financial Support

Loans

Farm Credit of the Virginias offers financing for farms, land, cattle, equipment, operating and other agricultural needs, as well as loans for homes and construction. You can visit the website to explore the diverse loan packages and to learn more about rates and terms.  Have questions about products, you will be able to get in touch by submitting a contact us form.  Want to get ahold of someone at a branch location near you?  You will be able to search office locations and find contact information. 

Services

Farm Credit of the Virginias offers leasing and crop insurance.  Leasing is an option that may work for your ag business.  Farm Credit can provide leasing for almost all types of assets used in your agricultural operation.  Looking for crop or livestock insurance or to learn more about these risk mitigating tools?  There are experienced full-time crop and livestock insurance agents ready to assist you with your insurance needs.  Another service provided is AccountAccess.  AccountAccess allows you to manage your accounts online 24 hours a day.

Knowledge Center Information and Resources

Events

All upcoming events held by Farm Credit of the Virginias and the Knowledge Center are now accessible in one place and contain the information you need to learn more and to register to attend.  You can now stay up-to-date on Knowledge Center in-person and virtual events and workshops and you can also access information about customer appreciation events.

Blog

The Knowledge Center blog covers a wide variety of agricultural topics.  Visitors to the site can filter blogs by category, further narrowing down the list of articles to your topic of interest.  You have access to a number of articles covering education and teaching materials, ag planning, farming and rural living, ag resource and more!  Blogs are published on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month. 

Ag Planning

Farming takes planning. That's why we provide ag planning resources, workshops and programs to help you take your operation to the next level of success.  Are you interested in learning more about starting an agricultural operation?  Do you have an ag operation currently that you would like to expand and grow?  The Knowledge Center offers the Ag Biz Basics and Ag Biz Planner programs to assist you with your endeavors.  You can find information about the programs and reach out to either register or to find out more.

Do you have questions on the basics of ag lending or the loan application process?  You will find some informative resource guides to help you gain understanding. 

Young, Beginning, Small and Veteran Farmers

Are you an ag-explorer or interested in starting an agricultural operation?  We have resources specific to the needs of young, beginning, small and veteran farmers (YBSV).

The Knowledge Center works to provide resources to assist YBSV farmers with their agri-business ventures.  Whether you are new to agriculture or have just started your operation, we have resources to help you.

Educator Resources

The Knowledge Center posts lesson plan ideas, teaching tools and other resources to help formal and non-formal educators share the agricultural story with children, youth, and adults in a variety of ways!

Our Planning to Succeed Curriculum is a financial awareness and preparedness curriculum aimed toward Ag Business classes and Economics and Personal Finance classes.

Browse our teaching materials which include teaching articles with infographics, teacher resource links, printables and more!

Ag Facts & Infographics

The Knowledge Center continually creates infographics that highlight different aspects of agriculture. Feel free to download and use as teaching tools or to share with others.  We have multiple resources for general ag and general commodity.

Educational Videos

You can view videos designed to provide information on a variety of topics. You can also view the Ag & Culture series to get an insider look at different agricultural industries.

Industry News

Stay informed and up-to-date on the fast moving ag industry.  The Industry News page contains links to view commodity reports and articles.  You also have access to Ag Globe Trotter articles written by Dr. David Kohl.

Don’t forget to sign up for the KConnection Newsletter!  Subscribers will receive the monthly newsletter containing recent news, upcoming events, links to recent blog articles and more.

The newly launched Farm Credit of the Virginias website has a little something for everyone.  Browse the site today to find information for ag operators, educators, ag explorers and more!  If you have additional questions, please feel free to reach out to the Knowledge Center team at KnowledgeCenter@FCVirginias.com.

 

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