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Two Events, Two Weeks, Too Much Fun!

Over the last two weeks, we've been focused on our biggest annual events of the year: our Farm Management Institutes (FMI) & Dairy Management Institutes (DMI).
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Ag Resources

National Garden Month

It’s the start of a new month…and a new season. As we welcome April in, we look forward to warmer weather and the promise of longer days, green grass and new life, which makes it the perfect choice...
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"Ag"-vocating

Ag Literacy Goes Far Beyond a Week

Last week was Ag Literacy week and our Knowledge Center team, as well as other member of the Farm Credit of the Virginias team, took time out of their week to visit with students across our footprint to read and talk to them about agriculture and how it impacts their daily lives.
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Ag Facts & Infographics

National Poultry Day

Poultry plays a big part in both Virginia and West Virginia, as well as across the world. In honor of National Poultry Day on March 19th, check out some "Poultry Fun Facts"! Click on the image to...
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Ag Consumers

It's National Ag Week!

As we celebrate National Agriculture Week this week, we wanted to share some facts about U.S., Virginia and West Virginia Agriculture with you
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Ag Facts & Infographics

That's Nuts!

Are you a peanut fan? If so, you may already know this, but if you don’t, brace yourself… March is National Peanut Month! (I know, we were excited too.)
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"Ag"-vocating

"Ag"vocating in the (State) Capitol(s)

Ag stories. Everyone involved in agriculture has them. And now, more than ever, it is incredibly important to be telling them. To consumers, communities, politicians; the list goes on and on.
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Young, Beginning, Small and Veteran Farmers

Top 10 Reasons Agriculture is Good for Youth

It’s National FFA Week… which is kind of a big deal, at least for us! FFA has played a huge role for several of our Knowledge Center team members, and is a long-standing organization that has incredibly deep ties to agriculture.
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Farm Planning

Let's Talk Crop Insurance!

No one knows agriculture like Farm Credit. When the Farm Service Agency stopped selling crop insurance in 1997, it became necessary for farmers to rely on private insurance companies for their crop insurance needs. Who better to fill that need than an ag expert like Farm Credit?
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Farm Planning

Cash Flows, Budgets, Income Statements--Oh My!

Has a lender or investor ever asked you for your financial sheets and made you pause, search your memory, and really wished you had paid better attention in your business or finance class in college or high school, because you have no recollection on how to get those together?
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