Category : Helpful Articles

1. Business Skills Learn business and financial management concepts critical for your farm business. Topics covered include: Year 1: Megatrends of Agriculture, Strategic Business Planning, Preparing for your Lender, Constructing a Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Cash Flow Projection Year 2: Understanding Lending Decisions, Farm Business Management Factors and Benchmarks, Growth and Transition Management, Personal. Read More »

There are a lot of things important to us at Farm Credit: it’s important to us that we treat our customers fairly and with respect; it’s important to us that we hire and keep professional, dedicated, and talented people; it’s important to us that we hold ourselves to the highest standards of ethics and integrity.. Read More »

MidAtlantic Farm Credit is reminding area farmers that the sales closing date for corn, soybeans, and other spring crops is Tuesday, March 15. Any changes to the coverage on your policy, including coverage level changes, adding or deleting a county or crop, adding options, or cancellations, must be done and signed for by this date.. Read More »

Walking into a lender’s office can be intimidating. You’re about to ask for a substantial amount of money in exchange for a promise that you’ll pay it back. There’s a lot that goes into whether or not you qualify for a loan but there are five main categories to consider before stepping foot in the. Read More »

The holidays have ended and we’re attempting to let our wallets recover from the heavy spending the season brings. In case you didn’t know, the month of January happens to be Financial Wellness Month. How fitting?! It’s not too late to make a new year resolution, especially one that you can start today. If you’re. Read More »

Ryan Clouse, a loan officer in our Winchester, Virginia office, comes from a family of Christmas tree growers. His parents own and operate Clouse’s Pine Hill Farm, where Ryan and his family spend a lot of their time during the holiday season! Picking out the perfect tree is important, so, Ryan is offering up seven. 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 »

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 »

  The nation’s poultry industry is on high alert as cases of avian flu have been confirmed in the Pacific, Central and Mississippi flyways. In order to help protect our poultry producers from the HPAI outbreak, we’ve compiled a list of resources to help you stay informed on all the latest news concerning the spread. 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 »