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Farm Credit Midsouth to Return $6.7 Million in Patronage

Farm Credit Midsouth to Return $6.7 Million in Patronage

Farm Credit Midsouth is pleased to announce its board of directors has unanimously approved this year’s all-cash patronage distribution totaling $6.7 million for eligible members. Distribution will begin at the Association’s Annual Meeting on Wednesday, February 24.

Arkansas Century Farm Program Honors 30 Farms from 23 Counties

Arkansas Century Farm Program Honors 30 Farms from 23 Counties

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Governor Asa Hutchinson joined Arkansas Secretary of Agriculture Wes Ward and the Arkansas Department of Agriculture in inducting 30 additional Arkansas farms into the Arkansas Century Farm Program.

Congratulations 2020 Fall Photo Contest Winners!

Congratulations 2020 Fall Photo Contest Winners!

The winners of our Fall 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.

Farmers Hard Times

Farmers Hard Times

Producers experience fluctuating commodity prices, trade disruptions and extreme weather events that make their already challenging jobs even harder. For many, COVID-19 has only compounded the situation, increasing farmers’ stress.

Cash Is King - The Importance of Working Capital

Cash Is King - The Importance of Working Capital

The textbook definition of working capital is “the capital a business uses in its day-to-day operations, calculated as current assets minus current liabilities.” In layman’s terms, it is the cash left over after you pay your bills.

Introducing Marc Miles

Introducing Marc Miles

This issue, we’re introducing you to Farm Credit Midsouth Senior Vice President of Branch Operations, Chief Services Officer Mike Williams. Like a number of Farm Credit Midsouth’s most senior employees, he has had the privilege of spending almost his entire career with one organization, a rarity in today’s banking world.

Introducing Mike Williams

Introducing Mike Williams

This issue, we’re introducing you to Farm Credit Midsouth Senior Vice President of Branch Operations, Chief Services Officer Mike Williams. Like a number of Farm Credit Midsouth’s most senior employees, he has had the privilege of spending almost his entire career with one organization, a rarity in today’s banking world.

Farming Can Be A Roller Coaster

Farming Can Be A Roller Coaster

I have observed thousands of local farmers’ financial statements over my 37-year career with Farm Credit, and I have seen firsthand the impact many of the government programs have had on their operations.

R&D:  ASU Developing Ag Applications Right In Our Own Backyard

R&D: ASU Developing Ag Applications Right In Our Own Backyard

The first phase of a high-tech agricultural research project is nearing completion, with an Arkansas State University (ASU) faculty member leading the charge. Dr. John W. Nowlin, Assistant Professor of Geospatial Technologies in the College of Agriculture, is directing the project, titled “Swords to Plowshares: Agro-Applications Exploration & Development” (SPAED).

PPP & Loan Forgiveness

PPP & Loan Forgiveness

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is a loan designed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll. SBA will forgive loans if all employee retention criteria are met, and the funds have been used for eligible expenses.

Goodbye, 2020 - Letter from the CEO

Goodbye, 2020 - Letter from the CEO

2020 has been a challenging year for all of us. The COVID-19 virus has challenged our way of life, devastated many small businesses and taken many of our loved ones. Our farmers not only faced COVID-19 issues but persisted through a wet spring, low prices, and four hurricanes.

Congratulations are in Order For Bessie Richmond

Congratulations are in Order For Bessie Richmond

Join us in congratulating Farm Credit Midsouth’s own Bessie Richmond, ARA, RPRA, on being awarded the Real Property Review Appraiser (RPRA) designation from the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA).

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