Category : Community News
MidAtlantic Farm Credit announced the local winners of the national Fresh Perspectives Search, held as part of Farm Credit’s centennial celebration. The nationwide search ran from July through December 2015, looking for people making an impact in the agriculture industry, and leading the way for future generations.
As we continue to look at the history of Farm Credit as a system, we’ve been inspired to do a little digging within our offices to reflect on what our past as MidAtlantic Farm Credit looked like. And this just so happens to be a look you won’t want to miss! Bel Air, Maryland. Read More »
What does it mean to be a farmer? What does a farmer look like? Where do they come from? If you look at the past hundred years, your answers then would look very different than what they are today. Times are changing and we can no longer classify every farmer in the same category.. Read More »
Applying for college is overwhelming enough. It makes no difference whether you’re the student ready to broaden your horizons, or the parent preparing to send one off. There are college applications to be submitted, essays to write and costs to account for. It’s a learning experience for everyone and usually not an easy one. . Read More »
As cooperative month comes to a close, we still have a little celebrating to do. You may have seen part 1 and part 2 of our 2015 Scholarship Winner’s essays discussing the importance of cooperatives in ag and now it’s time for part 3! Why and how do you think cooperatives are beneficial to. Read More »
Each year we like to take some time to recognize our scholarship winners, especially during October, which happens to be National Cooperative Month! Even though our customers know how sweet it is to do business with a cooperative, we also like to encourage our young scholars to do a little digging into what it means. Read More »
Being a member of a cooperative is a noteworthy thing and that’s one of the greatest benefits of doing business with us! You’ve heard it over and over but we’ll say it again. When we succeed, you succeed. We, quite literally, take our profits and put them back in your pockets. How can this be?. Read More »
MidAtlantic Farm Credit will be awarding $18,000 in scholarships to those who are planning to attend or are currently enrolled as full-time students at a college, university, or technical school. The deadline for all applications and supporting materials is January 15, 2016.
No matter how hard we try, serious weather is unpredictable. When it comes to preparing for storms, a good rule of thumb is to prepare for the worst. This means not only making sure to have enough food, water, and other supplies for each member of the family, but also preparing the rest of the. Read More »
MidAtlantic Farm Credit has announced the deadline to register for the AgBiz Masters program as October 31. The two-year educational program is available to young, beginning, small, and minority farmers located in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia, who are interested in broadening their financial and management skills as they look to develop. Read More »