Category : Community News

Farm Credit announced a nationwide search to identify and honor 100 leaders who are changing the future of rural communities and agriculture for the better. Nominations for the Farm Credit 100 Fresh Perspectives search will be accepted until December 18.   “We’re encouraging anyone who has made important contributions to the agriculture industry to apply;. 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 19.   Farm Credit will be providing one bus and will be picking up from two different locations in the lender’s DelMarVa region. Locations and pick-up times include: Centre at. Read More »

We’re just a few days away from the Fourth of July festivities and you know what that means – lots of good times and good food to soon to come! If you’re tired of making the same dishes for your barbecues and celebrations, try one of these delicious recipes from our Country Mortgages team –. Read More »

Recently, we have been notified of an increase in fraudulent caller reports and phishing scams. These calls are disguised well, as they often appear to be from one of the company’s phone numbers and use official terminology requesting payment on overdue accounts. The calls may also leave a message for you to call them back. Read More »

Zach Evans, loan officer for local agricultural lender MidAtlantic Farm Credit, was recently selected to serve on the administrative council of Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE). Evans will be filling the rural banking/agricultural lending seat of the council. His term will begin in July.   Northeast SARE is a grants program through the. Read More »

Bill Kitsch, regional lending manager for local agricultural lender MidAtlantic Farm Credit, was recently appointed to the board of directors for Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA). His term began at the board meeting on March 26.   Based in Millheim, Pennsylvania, PASA’s mission is to bring farmers together and to build relationships between farmers. Read More »

When it comes to starting your own operation, experience in your field is priceless. Community organizations, FFA and 4-H, do just that. Farm Credit is proud to have the opportunity to sponsor many events and fundraisers for these groups that grow tomorrow’s ag leaders, and that’s why the next issue of our Leader Magazine is. Read More »

In a world where an increasing demand for higher education has pressured young scholars into taking on massive amounts of debt, we have to be on the lookout for any type of aid that will help make our lives (and financial situations) a little bit easier. According to College Board, average tuition and boarding prices are. Read More »

MidAtlantic Farm Credit has announced Homegrown by Heroes, a food labeling program available to veterans who grow food products and provide them to consumers, is now available to customers in their territory. Created by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, the Homegrown by Heroes marketing initiative provides those eligible with the Homegrown by Heroes label, which. Read More »

As Cooperative Month comes to a close, we would like to take one last look at our 2014 Scholarship Winner’s Cooperative Essays and their insight as to why Cooperatives are important to the agriculture industry. By: Jared Harshman, 2014 Scholarship Winner from Mt. Airy, Maryland “Today’s farmer (agricultural advocate) is continually facing challenges brought on. Read More »