Category : Association News

MidAtlantic Farm Credit recently announced the hiring of Andrew Stutzman as a loan officer trainee. He will be based out of the company’s Lancaster, Pennsylvania office and will report directly to Bill Kitsch, sales manager for MidAtlantic Farm Credit. “We are excited to bring Andrew aboard as a new loan officer trainee,” says Kitsch. “His. Read More »

The directors of MidAtlantic Farm Credit, a local agricultural lender, have announced leadership changes as part of their annual reorganization process. At a recent board meeting, Wayne Lamberston of Pocomoke, Maryland was elected as chairman and Paul Baumgardner of Emmitsburg, Maryland was named vice chairman of the 17 member board. Prior to serving as chairman,. Read More »

MidAtlantic Farm Credit recently hired Jeff Fortenbaugh as a loan officer trainee. He will be based out of the organization’s office in Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania. “We are excited to bring Jeff aboard as a loan officer in our Penn region,” says Bill Kitsch, sales manager with MidAtlantic Farm Credit. “His experience and skill set makes him. Read More »

MidAtlantic Farm Credit recently introduced their four student interns. “Our intern process is critical to our commitment to hiring the best and brightest in our community,” says Bob Frazee, CEO of MidAtlantic Farm Credit. “Many of our interns in the past have gone on to great careers in agriculture, including some who joined our staff. Read More »

MidAtlantic Farm Credit, an agricultural lending cooperative, announces their annual bus trip to the Ag Progress Days, held in Pennsylvania Furnace, Pennsylvania on Wednesday, August 13. Farm Credit will be providing one bus and will be picking up from three different locations throughout and near the lender’s DelMarVa region. Locations and pick-up times include: Centre. Read More »

MidAtlantic Farm Credit partnered with AgChoice Farm Credit, Colonial Farm Credit, and Farm Credit of the Virginias to host the annual Tastes from Farm Credit event, held in Washington, D.C. The associations catered a lunch for House representatives on Tuesday, June 10 and Senate representatives on Wednesday, June 11. The associations worked with caterers Gourmet. Read More »

MidAtlantic Farm Credit, a members-owned cooperative and an institution of the national Farm Credit system, recently reported their first quarter financial results for 2014. Net income for the quarter was $10.6 million, a 5.5 percent increase compared to the first quarter of 2013. Net interest income for the first quarter was $16.9 million, a 2.5. Read More »

By: Debbie Stremmel, marketing specialist Last week I had the opportunity to attend the National Value Added Conference in Baltimore, MD along with many other staff members from our association. As an association, we were excited that two of our staff members, Bill Kitsch and Angel Adams were chosen to give a presentation on a study they conducted. Read More »

Because we’re a cooperative, that means our members are owners. And therefore, they are able to help guide the association by serving on our board of directors or the nominating committee. The nominating committee helps identify qualified and willing candidates to run for election to the board of directors the following year. This year’s voting. Read More »

“What is patronage?” That is a common question that we as cooperative lenders get asked often when we tell our potential members that by lending with us they could receive patronage distributions. We’re honest – it is a little confusing, but we’re here to help explain it as simple as possible: A patronage refund is. Read More »