News & Blog Posts
This year’s update appears to be, when compared to recent years, a return to more healthy increases with certain areas experiencing slightly more increase in value. Farm Credit Midsouth uses five benchmarks to estimate changes in land values from year to year. Land values were steadily increasing for several years in Eastern Arkansas. In 2015 land values began stabilizing and slightly declining in 2018.
Farm Credit Midsouth’s Patrick H. Lenderman wears a lot of hats as he juggles the responsibilities that come with being vice president and branch manager of both the Corning and Paragould branches. So, it really should come as no surprise to find out he also works on one of his passions on the side as well. An avid fisherman and hunter, Patrick co-founded Timber Mallard Duck Calls with his father, the late Hulen Lenderman in 1995, a custom call company specializing in acrylic and wooden duck calls.
Mention the name “Marion Fletcher” to anyone even remotely connected to FFA and you are in for an anecdote, a story, or a well-deserved tribute to this amazing man, who has been a fixture, leader and father figure to many at both the state and national organizations for well over a half century.
FCM congratulates to the 2021 Farm Families of the Year in our area selected by the Arkansas Farm Bureau Foundation. Your dedication to Arkansas agriculture and rural values is both commended and appreciated. We applaud these families for continuing one of agriculture’s proudest traditions—family!
Farm Credit Midsouth is a very strong financial organization ready to assist you in your financing needs. We wish you continued success and safety throughout harvest.
We’re introducing you to Farm Credit Midsouth Chief Financial Officer Diane Steiling. In October, Diane will celebrate her five-year anniversary with Farm Credit Midsouth, having joined us as Controller back in 2016. She was elevated to her current role, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), in January of 2021.
Farm Credit Midsouth, ACA will hold its annual Stockholder Meeting on February 24, 2022, at 12:00 noon at the First National Bank Arena - Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas.
At least once a year, most businesses, including Farm Credit Midsouth, go through a strategic planning and risk assessment process. This process involves a serious, unbiased, open-minded evaluation of the business’s Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT).