Category : Industry News

By: Kurt Fuchs, Government Affairs Officer An important regulatory issue that has been facing Maryland’s agricultural community for several years may soon be resolved thanks to recent efforts by the Hogan Administration.  In the first several hours following his inauguration, Governor Larry Hogan rescinded the previous administration’s Phosphorus Management Tool (PMT) regulations pledging to bring. Read More »

MidAtlantic Farm Credit crop insurance manager Kathi Levan reminds area farmers that the sales closing date for corn, soybeans, and other spring crops is Monday, March 16.   As this date approaches, Levan urges farmers to contact their crop insurance representative to discuss their coverage. “There are many new options this year and producers are. Read More »

We know how busy life is, that’s why we provide many services to help make our customer’s lives easier. AccountAccess is one service that allows you to do so much more!  Here are the top 5 reasons you should enroll in AccountAccess today:   1. View Account Information Anytime AccountAccess allows you to view your. Read More »

We look forward to the New Year as a time to make changes for the better and to turn a new page in our book of life. We make promises to eat healthier, manage our finances better and work even harder for that promotion at work, but the best part about making a New Year’s. Read More »

By Danny Klinefelter, DTN Farm Business Adviser AgFax.Com – Your Online Ag News Source I think I’ve seen both sides of the commercial banking and Farm Credit System debates: My family’s farm borrows from a community bank and we own stock in three commercial banks. I was one of the organizers of a Texas state. Read More »

Farmers are important not only on a large scale, but on a small scale too. We need farmers to provide food for the ever growing population, and what better place to start then in our schools? The National Farm to School Network began in the late 1990s advocating the incorporation of local foods into school. Read More »

By: Kurt Fuchs, Government Affairs Officer In the seven months since the 2014 Farm Bill was signed into law, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been busy establishing the rules and regulations that provide more detail on how to actually use the various programs established by the bill. Much of the buzz right. Read More »

By: Meaghan Malinowski, marketing specialist October has finally arrived bringing the promise of turning leaves, chilly weather, and an excuse to drink as much hot apple cider as possible, can it get any better? Of course it can! October also  happens to be Cooperative Month, celebrating the cooperative business model and providing an opportunity to. 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 2014. Net income for the quarter was $12.0 million, comparable to the $12.1 million for the same quarter of 2013. For the first six months of 2014, net income increased 2 percent. Read More »

By: Meaghan Malinowski, MidAtlantic Farm Credit Those that get into farming know the long labor hours they’ll be putting into field work, managing finances, and the many other tasks that come with the responsibility of producing food and other products. How can you tell if your farms’ profitability is enough to support paying a wage. Read More »