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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).

Pumpkin Hollow - Three Decades of Fall Family Fun

Pumpkin Hollow - Three Decades of Fall Family Fun

If you grew up in Northern Arkansas, it’s a good bet you remember a school field trip or two to Pumpkin Hollow. Since 1991, this family business has become Piggott’s premiere destination for fall family fun.

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.

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