FARMING FOR OUR FUTURE

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Community Connections

Investing in the future of agriculture through community support

Farm Credit Helping to Save Prime Farmland Forever

  Lending group sponsors California Farmland Trust, which has protected 16,170 acres to date   The California Farmland Trust...

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Forest Foundation Continues Talking about Trees to California Students

Farm Credit Sponsorship to Help Expand Program, Reach Out to Urban Areas California’s forests have more kinds of native...

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Farm Credit Helps Smaller Wineries Get Noticed by Potential Customers

Group Sponsors Family Winemakers of California Tasting Events in Northern, Southern California   For a small family-owned winery, it...

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California Rodeo provides thrills, reminds attendees of California’s agricultural roots

Farm Credit proud to once again sponsor annual event   More than 50,000 fans from around the West –...

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Western Growers Center Promotes Innovation and Technology to Meet the Needs of Agriculture

Farm Credit helps support Salinas-based Center to keep farming healthy and vibrant

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Farm Credit Helps Dairy Group Continue Training the Leaders of Tomorrow

Participants from major dairy regions included in this year’s Dairy Leaders Program

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Farm Credit Support Helps Center for Land-Based Learning Begin Construction of New Campus

For 25 years, the Center for Land-Based Learning has provided hands-on education and workforce development opportunities to high school-aged...

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Farm Credit Feeds 2,000 FFA Students at State Judging Finals

Volunteers prepare a ton of tri-tip and all the fixings at 91st annual State Finals at Cal Poly

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FARM CREDIT PROUD TO SUPPORT AG COUNCIL AS IT CELEBRATES 100TH ANNIVERSARY

In 1919, the Agricultural Council of California was founded, as its original charter states, “for the purpose of drafting...

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FARM CREDIT SUPPORTS ANNUAL CENTRAL VALLEY, NORTH STATE COMMON THREADS AWARDS

Women’s contributions to ag make up Common Threads Farm Credit supports annual Central Valley, North State awards soon to...

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FARM CREDIT GRANT HELPS CENTRAL CALIFORNIA FOOD BANK PROVIDE MORE FRESH PRODUCE

Central California Food Bank moved into a new 145,000 square foot facility in Fresno last summer that nearly tripled...

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Farm Credit Dairy Center to Again be Hub of World Ag Expo

More than 100,000 expected to attend annual event in Tulare from February 12 - 14, 2019

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Fresno State Program Mentors High School Students about Careers in Ag

Farm Credit Provides Bulk of funding for Multicultural Scholars in Ag Program

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State-of-the-Art Science Museum to educate Californians on Farm Water Issues

As many as 300,000 people a year will learn how California farmers lead the world in water efficiency once...

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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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Spreading the Word about the Importance of California Agriculture

Farm Credit supports fundraiser for "My Job Depends on Ag" campaign

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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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Events

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September 29, 2019

TOWER BRIDGE DINNER

Tower Bridge, Sacramento, CA
October 1 - 2, 2019

WINE INDUSTRY FINANCIAL SYMPOSIUM

COPIA, Napa, CA
October 1 - 4, 2019

ASFMRA Fall Meeting

Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa, Monterey, CA
November 10 - 13, 2019

WESTERN GROWERS ANNUAL MEETING

Wailea Beach Resort - Marriott, Maui, Hawaii
November 11 - 13, 2019

SUSTAINABLE AG EXPO

Madonna Expo Center, San Luis Obispo, CA
November 12 - 15, 2019

CA Association of Resource Conservation Districts Conference

Sheraton Redding Hotel
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November 20, 2019

SOUTH VALLEY NUT & CITRUS CONFERENCE

Tulare Fairgrounds, Tulare, CA
November 20, 2019

BLUE DIAMOND ANNUAL MEETING

Modesto Centre Plaza, Modesto, CA
December 4 - 6, 2019

CA CATTLEMEN’S CONVENTION

Peppermill Spa Resort, Reno, NV
December 8 - 11, 2019

CA FARM BUREAU ANNUAL MEETING

Monterey Convention Center, Monterey, CA
December 10 - 12, 2019

ALMOND CONFERENCE

Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA
February 4 - 6, 2020

UNIFIED WINE & GRAPE SYMPOSIUM

Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA
February 11 - 13, 2020

World Ag Expo

International Agri-Center, Tulare, CA
February 12 - 13, 2020

CA LEAGUE OF FOOD PROCESSORS

Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA
March 25 - 26, 2020

CA Dairy Sustainability Summit

Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA

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