Read the news we share with the media—all the highlights from the goings-on at Carolina Farm Credit.
STATESVILLE, NC – Carolina Farm Credit’s Ag Leadership Institute, held at the Grand Bohemian Hotel in Asheville, brought together and celebrated young, beginning, and small farmers. It was created to equip these farmers to meet the challenges of modern agriculture and encourages the sharing of ideas and networking within the industry. This year, 17 couples participated from farms across Carolina Farm Credit’s territory and were selected for their leadership and achievements.
STATESVILLE, NC – Carolina Farm Credit CEO Vance C. Dalton, Jr. is proud to announce that a cash dividend of over $14.8 million will be distributed to members. This distribution represents our cooperative’s sharing of 2016 profits.
STATESVILLE, NC – Carolina Farm Credit is excited to announce that 3 local Farmer Veterans are participating in the new Ag Biz Basics course. The Ag Biz Basics’ Farmer Veteran course is hosted by Farm Credit University, and consists of 4 online modules made up of interactive services, discussions and real life application examples.
STATESVILLE, NC – The Farm Credit Associations of NC announce Brandon Batten as the recipient of the 2017 Innovative Farmer of the Year Award given by The Tobacco Farm Life Museum.
STATESVILLE, NC – Carolina Farm Credit, in conjunction with AgCarolina Farm Credit and Cape Fear Farm Credit, are proud to announce the donation of $10,640 from employees and directors for Hurricane Matthew relief efforts in North Carolina.
STATESVILLE, NC – Carolina Farm Credit, its employees, and board members donated $4,000 to local charities in 2016. $2,000 was collected by employees and board members who participated in a charity contribution throughout 2016 and Carolina Farm Credit matched the employee and director donations. Each of the Carolina Farm Credit 32 branch offices submitted a local charity choice and four charities were selected through a random drawing to divide the donations.
STATESVILLE, NC – Carolina Farm Credit is pleased to announce that it is now accepting grant applications for its Corporate Mission Fund. 2017 is the third year that grants will be awarded from the earnings of the fund.
STATESVILLE, NC – The Carolina Farm Credit Calendar Photo Contest is underway at CarolinaFarmCredit.com. Members, employees, and friends of Carolina Farm Credit can submit photos via the website until May 31, 2017.
STATESVILLE, NC – The Carolina Farm Credit Hendersonville Staff recently volunteered at Sugar hill Apartments at Ladies Mantle Court. Volunteers helped plant shrubbery and apple trees for residents to enjoy.
STATESVILLE, NC - The North Moore High School FFA recently received a grant through Carolina Farm Credit’s Corporate Mission Fund. The grant will be used in the planning and installation of a school arboretum. This arboretum will allow horticulture students access to over 80 species of plants along with hands on experience caring for and identifying plant species
STATESVILLE, NC – Rising Hope Farms (Catawba County) was recently awarded a grant through Carolina Farm Credit’s Corporate Mission Fund. The grant will be used to build a handicap restroom for riders and an office to house paperwork and medical supplies. Additional funds will be used to install a viewing area along with a break area and restroom for volunteers.
STATESVILLE, NC – West Rowan High School’s FFA Chapter was recently awarded a grant as part of Carolina Farm Credit’s Corporate Mission Fund. The grant will be used to purchase a small equine stall barn and tack area. This area will provide students interested in equine science education the opportunity to learn more about equine medicine and care.
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