Category : Community News

MidAtlantic Farm Credit has announced the deadline to register for the AgBiz Masters educational program as October 31. The two-year program is available to young, beginning, small, and minority farmers located within the association’s five state territory who are interested in obtaining business and marketing skills that will help them enhance their agriculture career.  . Read More »

By: Bill Schrodel, Farm Credit Loan Officer   The green industry is one I know well. As a loan officer with Farm Credit, many of my customers are in the nursery garden business. I help them carve their path to success, whether it is by teaching them nursery business requirements or by simply helping them. Read More »

Did you know August 7 – 13 is National Farmers Market Week? Even if you didn’t, it’s not too late to stop by your local market and support your local farmer. When you support locally grown produce, you’re gaining more than just farm fresh produce to feed your family.   Here are 5 important things. Read More »

The Farm Credit Foundation for Agricultural Advancement will be awarding a total of $100,000 in scholarships to students who are planning to attend or are currently enrolled as full-time students at a college, university, or technical school, planning to pursue a career in agriculture. The deadline for all applications and supporting materials is January 13,. Read More »

  To work at Farm Credit is to develop a sense of understanding and appreciation for all farmers. For most employees, this can’t be taught or trained – it’s an instinct. Consistent with the old saying, “Birds of a feather flock together” the folks that work at Farm Credit are some of the very best. Read More »

Memorial Day isn’t just for BBQ’s and fireworks, it’s a day to reflect on the lives of the men and women who have given all to protect our country. We thank each man and woman for providing our families with a safe place to live and work. Without them, our lives would be very different. Read More »

Think about one person that has made a difference in your life. Mentors come in all shapes, sizes and walks of life. Maybe you thought about a family member, a religious figure, or a colleague. These people come into our lives to teach us lessons about ourselves, others and about life.   They encourage you. Read More »

While we may not be able to find a direct cause and effect relationship between the high hopes of a farmer and the quality of their produce, we’re confident it sure does make a difference. All plants have very similar basic needs: a source of sunlight, nutrients, and water. Anyone can learn how to grow. Read More »

When planning out what you’re cooking for dinner, you probably don’t hesitate to include fresh fruit and vegetables on the menu. Whether you buy them from your grocery store or from the produce stand that’s on the way home from work, chances are, you have that option. For some folks, specifically those living in urban. Read More »

MidAtlantic Farm Credit has selected the twelve students who will receive a combined total of $18,000 in college scholarships. The recipients reside within the five states MidAtlantic Farm Credit serves.