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Investing in the future of agriculture through community support

Farm Credit Helps Cultivate California Set the Story Straight About Farmers and Ranchers

Each year, California produces more food than any other state. But while Californians instinctively like and trust farmers and...

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Farm Bureau President Shows Value of Young Farmer/Rancher Program

First-Generation farmer learned the ropes thanks in part to Farm Credit support

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Farm Credit Donates Grizzlies Championship Ring to Benefit Valley Children’s Healthcare Auction

Each year, Madera-based Valley Children’s Healthcare holds several events to raise money to help Valley families receive top-quality medical...

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Farm Credit Helps Students and Teachers ‘Learn About Ag’

Students in urban, rural areas alike benefit from Foundation’s educational efforts

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Farm One of Just 63 in State in Homegrown by Heroes Program

Farmer Veteran Coalition, Farm Credit to honor returning veterans-turned-farmers at D.C. event

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Farm Credit Helps FFA Students Achieve Ag Career Goals

Since 1928, the California FFA has been encouraging high school students to pursue a wide range of careers related...

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Farm Credit Helps California Adults, Students Learn More About Agriculture Careers

Adults and high school students interested in careers in agriculture will have help reaching their goals thanks to a...

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Farm Credit helps Grizzlies provide fireworks and the Wild About Reading Program

For fifth straight year, Farm Credit helps Grizzlies provide fireworks and the Wild About Reading program Fans of the...

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CoBank Commits More than $350,000 to Hurricane Harvey and Irma Relief Efforts

DENVER (September 12, 2017) – CoBank, a cooperative bank serving agribusinesses, rural infrastructure providers and Farm Credit associations throughout the United...

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Farm Credit awarded FFA Distinguished Service Award

The Future Farmers of America (FFA) Executive Committee of the California Association FFA recently awarded Farm Credit with their...

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Multicultural Scholars In Agriculture

American AgCredit, Farm Credit West, Fresno Madera Farm Credit and CoBank have teamed up to support the Multicultural Scholars...

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California Farm Academy

Farm Credit West, American AgCredit and CoBank are sponsoring four students with scholarships to attend the California Farm Academy....

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Small and Ethnic Farmer Market Tour Project

A new Small and Ethnic Farmer Market Tour Project which introduces small farmers to conventional distributors interested in offering...

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In the community


Join us at an event near you

January 23 - 26, 2019

EcoFarm Conference

Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA
January 29 - 31, 2019

Unified Wine and Grape Symposium

Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento, CA
February 12 - 14, 2019

World Ag Expo

International Agri-Center, Tulare, CA
February 25 - 27, 2019

American Pistachio Growers Conference

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort, Palm Desert, CA
February 26 - 27, 2019

CA Certified Organic Farmers Annual Meeting

Fresno Hilton, Fresno, CA
March 27 - 29, 2019

Western United Dairy Annual Meeting

Teneya Lodge, Yosemite, CA
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April 2 - 4, 2019

Safe Food Alliance Annual Meeting

Monterey, CA


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