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

Central Valley 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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March 27. 2019

Common Threads – Central Valley

Clovis Veterans Memorial Hall, Clovis, CA
March 27 - 29, 2019

Western United Dairy Annual Meeting

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

Safe Food Alliance Annual Meeting

Monterey, CA
April 4, 2019

Common Threads – North

Butte Creek Country Club, Chico, CA
April 25, 2019

ASFMRA Spring Outlook Conference

DoubleTree Hotel, Sacramento, CA
April 16., 2019

DHIA West

Tachi Palace, Lemoore, CA
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