MidAtlantic Farm Credit, an agricultural lending cooperative, recently announced the results of their annual election of board and nominating committee members.
The following were elected to serve on the cooperative’s board of directors: Deborah A. Benner, Mt. Joy, PA and Jennifer L. Rhodes, Centreville, MD.
Benner, along with her husband, owns and operates Yippee Farms, a dairy operation consisting of three dairy facilities. They also grow alfalfa, rye, corn and other grains on 700 acres.
Rhodes owns and operates Deerfield Farms LLC, a 110-acre poultry and grain farm with her two sons. She is also employed as an extension educator for the Agriculture and Natural Resources, Univeristy of Maryland, Extension, Queen Anne’s County.
Elected to serve on the 2013 nominating committee were: Alan D. Balmer, Lebanon, PA; Jerry A. Burner, Luray, VA; Kirk D. Carmean, Snow Hill, MD; David M. Crum, Walkersville, MD; Paul R. Dotterer, Union Bridge, MD; Timothy F. French, Woodstock, VA; Douglas W. Green, Princess Anne, MD; Robert M. Hutchison, Cordova, MD; Bryan C. Melvin, Wyoming, DE; Burton D. Messick, Laurel, DE; George O. Morris, Centreville, MD; and Jay L. Weaver, Myerstown, PA.
In order to serve as a director or on the nominating committee you must be a member/stockholder of MidAtlantic Farm Credit.
About MidAtlantic Farm Credit
MidAtlantic Farm Credit (MidAtlantic) is one of the largest agricultural lenders on the East Coast. Their chartered territory includes parts of Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. They are part of the national Farm Credit System, a cooperative lender with more than 500,000 borrowers and a portfolio of over $178 billion.