Inside AgCarolina is the monthly newsletter for friends of AgCarolina Farm Credit. This month's edition features a COVID-19 update, an article about accessing operating credit, our annual report, and a note from President and CEO Dave Corum. Read the full edition here.
While we continue to serve our members, we are taking extra precautions to keep everyone safe. With the rising coronavirus cases in NC, we'd like to provide a few updates and reminders regarding our branch operations:
The scholarships deadline is approaching for AgCarolina Farm Credit.
[Raleigh, NC] – The deadline for submitting applications for AgCarolina Farm Credit’s North Carolina A&T, University of Mount Olive, At-Large, 4-H, FFA, and community college scholarships is March 31, 2020.
AgCarolina returns patronage distribution to membership.
Raleigh, NC — On Thursday, February 20th, members of AgCarolina Farm Credit received patronage refund checks for 2019.
The all-cash patronage was paid in the amount of $18 million for the members of AgCarolina Farm Credit. The amount is equal to a refund of 31% of the interest that accrued on their loans in 2019. “Your co-op. Your Share.” was the theme of this year’s celebration events, and highlighted the benefits of being members of the cooperative.
Michelle Pace Davis was selected as the Innovative Young Farmer of the Year.
RALEIGH, NC – The Farm Credit Associations of NC announce Michelle Pace Davis as the recipient of the 2020 Innovative Farmer of the Year Award presented at The Tobacco Farm Life Museum’s breakfast with the commissioner.
Michelle, her husband, Michael, and parents, Jerry and Deborah, operate Pace Family Farms in Archer Lodge. The farm produces soybeans, wheat, strawberries, and other fresh vegetables.
The Farm Credit Associations of NC announce a donation of $107,000 to be split evenly between NC 4-H and FFA.
RALEIGH, NC – AgCarolina Farm Credit, Cape Fear Farm Credit, and Carolina Farm Credit announce a donation of $107,000 is being split evenly between NC 4-H and FFA.
A total of 29 scholarships are available from AgCarolina Farm Credit.
[Raleigh, NC] – Twenty-nine college scholarships are available from AgCarolina Farm Credit and will be awarded in the coming months.
College scholarships are one component of AgCarolina Farm Credit’s corporate-giving program. Ag loans, special loan programs, educational seminars, grant funds and financial sponsorships to help young and beginning farmers succeed are also provided by the agricultural lender.