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April 10, 2017
Farm Credit of the Virginias, a customer-owned financial cooperative with 100-year legacy of support for rural communities and agriculture, announced in early April they are paying over $15 million in cash to their customer-owners in the form of a patronage dividend.
April 06, 2017
Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV), a customer-owned financial cooperative, announced the launch of an online video series designed to educate people building their own homes about the complex financing needs of new construction.
March 24, 2017
Farm Credit has recently partnered with local United Way Foundation’s Summer Reading Program to contribute to improving reading proficiency rates.
Kevin Craun of Rockingham County has been elected by the Farm Credit of Virginias stockholders as the newest member of the Board of Directors.
January 24, 2017
Farm Credit of the Virginia today announced that local resident Teresa Lyons has been promoted to Director of Operations
Farm Credit of the Virginias today announced that senior leader Bette Brand has been elected Chairman of the Board of the Virginia Agribusiness Council (VAC).
January 13, 2017
Farm Credit and the widely-syndicated radio program “On the Farm” Radio have partnered in a three-year agreement featuring Studio Naming Rights. Every program produced by OTF Radio during this period will be branded as “produced in the Farm Credit Studios.”
January 12, 2017
Farm Credit of the Virginias recently announced Katie White as their new loan officer. A native of Midlothian, VA, White will work out of the Rocky Mount, VA office.
December 28, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV), a $1.8 billion dollar cooperative financial institution serving agriculture and rural communities, earlier this fall announced that Chief Executive Officer Dave Lawrence will retire from the organization effective January 5, 2017.
December 19, 2016
Farm Credit has announced a $25,000 donation to United Way to assist with the relief efforts in West Virginia due to the recent flooding.
December 15, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias recently announced Kelly Bohrer as their new Chief Operations Officer.
November 09, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias recently announced that local resident Casey Hayes has joined the Oakland office as a loan officer. Hayes will report to branch manager, Greg Mitchell.
October 27, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias, a financial cooperative serving farmers, ranchers and rural homeowners in Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland recently announced that FJ Grady has been promoted to Regional Sales & Lending Manager, responsible for West Virginia and Maryland markets.
October 13, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias recently announced that local resident Angela Colón has joined the Culpeper, Virginia office as a Customer Service Representative.
September 19, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias recently announced that Churchville, Virginia resident, Leslie Harris has joined the Harrisonburg office as a credit analyst.
September 16, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias recently announced that Staunton, Virginia resident Anita Parker has joined the Staunton office as a senior accountant.
September 14, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias recently announced that Ferrum, Virginia native and current resident Chase Scott has joined the Rocky Mount, Virginia office as a Relationship Manager.
August 31, 2016
Representative Alex Mooney joins agricultural cooperative to announce patronage refund.
Representative Robert Hurt joins agricultural cooperative to announce patronage refund.
August 17, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV), a $1.8 billion dollar cooperative financial institution serving agriculture and rural communities, today announced that Peery Heldreth has been named as its new Chief Executive Officer effective January 5, 2017
August 05, 2016
Ninth District Representative Morgan Griffith, met recently with local farmers and Farm Credit employees to recognize the agricultural lender Farm Credit for returning over $1.9 million to residents of his district.
July 27, 2016
We’re pleased to announce the top 3 winners of our 2017 Photo Calendar Contest.
July 15, 2016
Importance of Reliable, Consistent Credit for Rural America and Agriculture Acknowledged in Presidential Message, Congressional Resolutions and Comments from Agriculture Secretary
July 07, 2016
Voting to select the top three photos for the 2016 Farm Credit of the Virginias Calendar will be open to the public at http://farmcreditofvirginias.com/photo-contests/voting-register.aspx
July 05, 2016
Farm Credit is excited to announce the winners of the essay contest in both age divisions
May 27, 2016
The top team members were able to reflect on a successful 2015 and Farm Credit is looking forward to another great year
May 23, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias, a customer-owned financial cooperative, reported first quarter 2016 net income of $8.6 million
May 20, 2016
Members of the Senate Agriculture Committee on Thursday heard the same story their House counterparts listened to at a hearing last December: The nation's conventional banks aren't happy with the Farm Credit System (FCS).
May 06, 2016
Members, employees, and friends of Farm Credit of the Virginias can submit photos via the website until May 31, 2016
May 02, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias recently announced that Mount Sidney, Virginia, native and Staunton, Virginia resident Ashley Rubush has joined the Verona, Virginia office as a customer service representative.
April 29, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias recently announced that local resident Pan Seng Aung has joined the Harrisonburg processing center as a loan assistant
April 26, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias recently announced that local resident Bleighton Owsley has joined the Harrisonburg, Virginia office as a customer service representative.
April 14, 2016
April 13, 2016
Farm Credit, a cooperative lending institution with a 100 year legacy of support for rural communities and agriculture recently opened an office in Moorefield, WV.
April 11, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias recently announced that West Virginia native and current Greenville resident Scott Ernst has joined the Lewisburg, West Virginia office as a loan officer.
March 15, 2016
Top 100 Honorees Selected from more than 1,000 Nominations from 50 States
February 17, 2016
Farm Credit and WV Farm Bureau joined together for the annual “Welcome Back Luncheon” in Charleston, W.Va. on February 8 and 9 to deliver boxed lunches to members of the WV Legislature
February 12, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias recently announced that local resident Rebecca Daubert has joined the Harrisonburg, Virginia office as a loan officer.
January 26, 2016
In honor of the year long centennial celebration, Farm Credit of the Virginias is launching the 'What Does Ag Mean to You?' youth essay contest
October 09, 2015
With decades of Israel’s technology-driven agricultural innovation and improvements in
his portfolio, Menahem “Menny” Hesse, Minister for Agriculture and Science Affairs at the
Embassy of Israel in Washington, DC, will keynote the Agricultural Technology Showcase
October 16 and 17 at the Moorefield Armory.
September 23, 2015
Farm Credit is proud to announce that it is the presenting sponsor of Young MacDonald’s Farm at the State Fair of Virginia at the Meadow Sept. 25 through Oct. 4.
August 14, 2015
The Mobile Ag Ed Science Lab travels to elementary schools across the Mountain State, teaching children about agriculture and the important roles it plays far beyond food
July 23, 2015
We’re pleased to announce the top 3 Winners of our 2016 Photo Calendar Contest.
June 05, 2015
Event on Capitol Hill Highlights the Farmer Veteran Coalition’s Homegrown By Heroes program and Raises Awareness of Farming Opportunities for Veterans
May 19, 2015
Farm Credit of the Virginias, a customer-owned financial cooperative, reported first quarter 2015 net income of $8.7 million, compared to $8.5 million for the first quarter of 2014.
May 06, 2015
We've learned that borrowers have been contacted by someone claiming to be from AgFirst, a Farm Credit entity, requesting payment on overdue accounts. The caller attempts to get the customer to pay or leaves a phone number for the customer to call.
April 17, 2015
Calvin grew up helping out on his grandparents’ orchard, and thought he’d continue on that path after his service. It was in talking with his comrades overseas during his first tour of duty that he realized that producing high-value crops, or turning them into products for which consumers would pay a premium, was a better financial bet.
April 14, 2015
Farm Credit of the Virginias will help the food bank to focus on securing the majority of their fresh produce supply from local farmers and producers instead of relying on many out-of-state producers as they have done in the past.
April 07, 2015
Farm Credit of the Virginias, a customer-owned financial cooperative, announced Monday, they are paying just over $21 million in cash to their customers in the form of a patronage dividend.
March 26, 2015
Earlier this year, the Rockingham County 4-H Livestock Judging Team emerged victorious at the Western National Roundup competition held in Denver, earning the overall team title in this annual event.
February 06, 2015
Sarah Broyles has joined Farm Credit & Country Mortgages’ Wytheville office as a Loan Assistant.
February 03, 2015
Charles (Chuck) Horn of Mt. Solon, VA has been elected by the Farm Credit of Virginias stockholders as the newest member of the Board of Directors.
November 19, 2014
Farm Credit of the Virginias recently completed the 2014 director and nominating committee election.
November 15, 2014
Farm Credit of the Virginias, a customer-owned financial cooperative, reported third quarter 2014 net income of $9.4 million.
October 23, 2014
There’s a new resource for West Virginia’s female farmers and farm service providers – the inaugural Women in Agriculture conference, sponsored by the West Virginia University Extension Service.
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