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Thoughts From The Turnrow

Thoughts From The Turnrow

To all our members, 5 days or 50 years, thanks. Thanks for the patronage. Thanks for the confidence. Thanks for all the hard work.

Farmer Veteran Coalition – Arkansas Chapter and Arkansas Grown Homegrown By Heroes

Farmer Veteran Coalition – Arkansas Chapter and Arkansas Grown Homegrown By Heroes

Little Rock, AR – The Arkansas Department of Agriculture and Farmer Veteran Coalition – Arkansas Chapter hosted the Veterans Day Celebration, Wednesday, November 11, at Windy Hill Farms in Searcy. The event offered an opportunity for Farmer Veteran Coalition – Arkansas Chapter and Arkansas Grown Homegrown By Heroes members, other farmerveterans, and program partners to network and share information.

Farm Credit Midsouth Hosts Blood Drive

Farm Credit Midsouth Hosts Blood Drive

The American Red Cross and Farm Credit Midsouth teamed up to host a blood drive at the Jonesboro branch on November 9, 2020. Utilizing the Red Cross Bus, the Association was able to adhere to COVID-19 restrictions while helping a worthy cause.

Tayler Balentine Promoted to Specialized Loan Processor at Farm Credit Midsouth

Tayler Balentine Promoted to Specialized Loan Processor at Farm Credit Midsouth

Farm Credit Midsouth Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer Ralph Stewart is pleased to announce the promotion of Tayler Balentine to Specialized Loan Processor. She becomes a part of the Central Office staff, but will maintain her office at the Wynne branch where she has been a Customer Service Specialist for almost two years.

Arkansas Department of Agriculture S.T.O.P. Program

Arkansas Department of Agriculture S.T.O.P. Program

The Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Division has selected 15 playgrounds to participate in the Shade Trees on Playgrounds program (S.T.O.P.).

2020 Arkansas Grown School Garden Contest Winner Announced

2020 Arkansas Grown School Garden Contest Winner Announced

The Arkansas Department of Agriculture and the Farm Credit Associations of Arkansas are pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Arkansas Grown School Garden Contest.

Daniel Pieroni Promoted to Vice President of Credit at Farm Credit Midsouth

Daniel Pieroni Promoted to Vice President of Credit at Farm Credit Midsouth

Farm Credit Midsouth Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer Ralph Stewart is pleased to announce the promotion of Daniel Pieroni to Vice President of Credit. He stepped into his new role at the beginning of this month.

Strong Commitment: Christy Case

Strong Commitment: Christy Case

What started as a summer internship at Farm Credit Midsouth almost 20 years ago has turned into a long and successful career for Assistant Vice President Christy Case.

Get To Know Franklin A. Fogleman, Jr.

Get To Know Franklin A. Fogleman, Jr.

Franklin Fogleman, Jr. has served on the Farm Credit Midsouth Board of Directors for about two-and-a-half years, but he brings a lifetime of agriculture knowledge and experience to his role. He operates Fogleman Farms, a grain farming operation located in Marion, Arkansas.

Crop Insurance

Crop Insurance

As a farmer or rancher in eastern Arkansas and southeast Missouri, you know the weather can change in an instant, more often than not for the worse. With all of the uncontrollable factors associated with farming, it’s important to go to every length to protect your livelihood out in the field. FCM offers crop insurance plans with affordable rates and fast, fair claims to help you do just that.

Knowledge and Experience - Sherry Smith

Knowledge and Experience - Sherry Smith

If you are sensing a pattern of longevity among FCM employees, you’re right. It seems to be a common trait around these parts. We asked our Specialized Loan Processor, Sherry Smith, for her thoughts on this. Sherry believes it’s simple. What the Farm Credit team is doing for farmers matters.

In The Senter of Arkansas Ag

In The Senter of Arkansas Ag

Land values appear to be increasing again in Eastern Arkansas. Increases in value began to slow after 2015 and are slowly increasing after being near flat.

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