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DISABLED AIR FORCE VETERAN CAN MANAGE LIVESTOCK THANKS TO FARM CREDIT GRANT

      Farmer Veteran program provides new farmer with solar-powered portable fencing system. After leaving the Air Force...

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FARM CREDIT ESTABLISHES ENDOWMENT FUND AT CAL POLY SAN LUIS OBISPO

$255,000 donation will provide resources for student research projects related to agribusiness   Agribusiness students at Cal Poly San...

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CoBank Commits $200,000 to Support Hurricane Laura Relief Efforts

DENVER (September 8, 2020) — CoBank, a cooperative bank serving agribusinesses, rural infrastructure providers and Farm Credit associations throughout...

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Farm Credit, Dairy Industry Partner to Help Expand Farm to Family Program

Farm Credit provides seed money for food banks; Dairy Farmers of America, Hilmar Cheese donation 37,000 pounds of cheese....

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FARM CREDIT URGES SUPPORT FOR FARMS PROGRAM ON BIG DAY OF GIVING

Center for Land-Based Learning program brings youth into agricultural careers   For more than a quarter-century, the Center for...

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CoBANK COMMITS $1.4 MILLION TO COVID-19 RELIEF EFFORTS

DENVER (April 3, 2020) – CoBank, a cooperative bank serving agribusinesses, rural infrastructure providers and Farm Credit associations throughout the...

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FARM CREDIT WEST DISTRIBUTES $120,000 TO FOOD BANKS IN CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA

Rocklin, CA. — April 3, 2020 – Farm Credit West, ACA, one of the nation’s largest agricultural lending cooperatives,...

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FARM CREDIT SUPPORTS FARMS LARGE AND SMALL

While many people think that large, expansive farming operations are the norm in California, the opposite is actually true....

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FARM CREDIT SUPPORTS THE WEST’S LARGEST ORGANIC FARMING CONFERENCE

40th EcoFarm Conference educated and inspired 1,600 people about sustainable farming   The 40th EcoFarm Conference – the oldest...

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FARM CREDIT CONTINUES SPONSORSHIP OF CALIFORNIA LEOPOLD CONSERVATION AWARDS

Farm Credit joins in saluting Rominger Brothers Farms, the winner of this year’s California Leopold Conservation Award. Farm Credit...

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FARM CREDIT AGAIN SPONSORS DAIRY SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT

More than 600 farmers, policy makers to learn about latest developments to ‘green’ industry   California’s dairy industry is...

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FARM CREDIT HELPS SEND CALIFORNIA STUDENTS TO NATIONAL 4-H COMPETITIONS

Competition is a big part of the 4-H program. Teams compete in such disciplines as dairy, poultry, livestock and...

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FARM CREDIT HONORED FOR ITS SUPPORT OF FFA

The Farm Credit Alliance was recently presented with FFA’s Distinguished Service Citation for its longstanding contributions to FFA and...

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FARM CREDIT TO SPONSOR LATINO FARMER CONFERENCE FOR FIFTH STRAIGHT YEAR

Spanish language conference in Tulare to educate farmworkers wanting to become farmers Latinos have been the largest ethnic group...

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Organic Farmers Foundation works to Promote a new Generation of Growers

Once a niche product, organic farming is the fastest-growing sector of the U.S. food industry. In fact, organic food...

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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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November 9 - December 4, 2020

Sustainable Ag Expo

Virtual Conference

December 6 - 9, 2020

CA FARM BUREAU ANNUAL MEETING

Virtual Meeting

December 8 - 10, 2020

Almond Conference

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE AND TRADESHOW

December 10, 2020

Latino Farmers Conference Meeting #1

Virtual Meeting

January 14, 2021

LATINO FARMER CONFERENCE MEETING #2

Virtual Meeting

January 20 - 23, 2021

Ecological Farming Association Conference

VIRTUAL MEETING

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February 9 - 10, 2021

CA League of Food Processors

Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento, CA

February 11, 2021

LATINO FARMER CONFERENCE MEETING #3

Virtual Meeting

January 26 - 29, 2021

Unified Wine & Grape Symposium

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE AND TRADESHOW

March 8 - 10, 2021

Women of the Vine Global Symposium

Napa, CA

April 6 - 8, 2021

Dried Food Alliance – “Safe Food Conference”

Sacramento, CA

April 7, 2021

Common Threads Luncheon – North

Butte Creek Country Club, Chico, CA

April 23 - 24, 2021

CA Rangeland Trust – “A Western Affair”

Rancho Mission Viejo, San Juan Capistrano, CA

June 16 - 18, 2021

Western Agricultural Processors Association Annual Meeting

Monterey, CA

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