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Crossing the Globe for Hands-On Education in Brazilian Agriculture

Crossing the Globe for Hands-On Education in Brazilian Agriculture

About a year ago, former Farm Credit Midsouth intern—and current member—Jenna Martin ran across an ad on social media advertising a nearly two-week-long Brazil farmland tour to be held in January of 2020. After some debate on whether or not to go alone, her dad, Dennis, with whom she farms in Hickory Ridge, decided to join her on the adventure.

Homegrown by Heroes Scholarship Recipients Named for 2020

Homegrown by Heroes Scholarship Recipients Named for 2020

“It is an honor to award the Homegrown by Heroes scholarships to these talented students whose families have served our country in the military,” said Arkansas Agriculture Secretary Wes Ward. “We appreciate our partnership with Farm Credit Associations of Arkansas who generously provides the funding for the scholarships.”

Scholarships Available to Rural Nurses

Scholarships Available to Rural Nurses

In conjunction with National Nurses' Week, the Farm Credit Associations of Arkansas announce three scholarships available to assist rural nurses with continuing education and training that supports the unique health needs of Arkansas farmers.

Congratulations Winter Photo Contest Winners!

Congratulations Winter Photo Contest Winners!

The winners of our Winter Photo Contest have been announced. These winning photos may be featured in: Across The Midsouth newsletter, calendar, FCM website, and you may even see some photos hanging in your local branch offices.

Establishing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Protocol

Establishing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Protocol

On behalf of the Board and Management of Farm Credit Midsouth, we will be taking actions to do our part to protect our employees and members during this state of national emergency. Our primary goal is the health of all; secondarily, we want to ensure we are able to continue to provide financial services to our customers.

Arkansas Farm Credit members share $22 million in patronage

Arkansas Farm Credit members share $22 million in patronage

$22 million went back into the hands of Farm Credit members across Arkansas in February. Farm Credit finances farms, homes, land, livestock, equipment and more.

Farm Credit Midsouth Approves 2019 Cash Patronage Dividends To Its Members

Farm Credit Midsouth Approves 2019 Cash Patronage Dividends To Its Members

Farm Credit Midsouth announced today its board of directors unanimously approved an all-cash patronage distribution for eligible members. The distribution, totaling approximately $6.6 million, will be made this February.

Fall 2019 Photo Contest Winners Announced!

Fall 2019 Photo Contest Winners Announced!

The winners of our 2019 Fall Photo Contest have been announced. These winning photos may be featured in: Across Our Midsouth newsletter, calendar, FCM website, and you may even see some photos hanging in your local branch offices.

What is patronage and what does it mean for Farm Credit Midsouth customers?

What is patronage and what does it mean for Farm Credit Midsouth customers?

The simple definition of patronage is the name for the capital that a cooperative returns to its customers. What does it mean in real world conditions?

Kim Lamb

Kim Lamb

One might say Kim Lamb knows a thing or two about crop insurance. Now Farm Credit Midsouth’s resident expert after 30 years in the industry—22 years with FCM—as Insurance Coordinator, Lamb handles the administrative side of crop insurance for our association.

The End of a Decade

The End of a Decade

As we look back over the last 10 years, we have seen more than our share of volatility — soybeans from $8 to $17, corn from $3 to $8, rice from $9 to $17 per cwt, cotton from .57 to 2.13 and extremely high temperatures in 2011 to extremely high rainfall in 2018 and 2019. Agriculture volatility is not something new to Farm Credit.

Nathan Sanders

Nathan Sanders

Nathan Sanders knows Farm Credit. He has lived Farm Credit Midsouth for nearly his entire career, spending all but one year of his post-college work history, and recently celebrating his 25-year anniversary, with the association.

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