Category : Industry News

The crop insurance agents with MidAtlantic Farm Credit want to remind producers that important fall sales closing dates are approaching for purchasing crop insurance. Wheat and barley sales close on September 30, pasture rangeland and forage (PRF) closes on November 15, and nursery, orchards, and vineyards close on November 22.

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 »

MidAtlantic Farm Credit, a members-owned cooperative and an institution of the national Farm Credit system, recently reported their second quarter financial results for 2016. Average accruing loan volume for the first six months of 2016 was $2.45 billion, an increase of 8.2 percent compared to the same 2015 period. Net income for the quarter was. Read More »

Ag is ever changing. From the technology used to help you grow your crops to the marketing strategies you use to sell them, things just aren’t the same as they used to be. One saying still rings true: when one door closes, another is sure to open – and now that means even if you. 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 »

Farm Credit was recognized by the Maryland General Assembly in Annapolis on National Ag Day, March 15, for providing financial support to rural communities throughout the state of Maryland. Farm Credit is celebrating their centennial this year, marking a century of helping rural America by providing access to the credit necessary to ensure producers succeed.. Read More »

Today we thank the men and women who have served and are currently serving our country. It is a great responsibility to take on and words cannot describe the appreciation we have for those who keep us safe every day.   Our veterans are important to us. We believe they deserve the very best and. 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 »