Knowledge Center Blog

Welcome to the Farm Credit Knowledge Center Blog!  This blog is a combination of posts from industry experts, Knowledge Center staff and guest contributors covering all aspects of agriculture and life in the country.  We want you to participate in this blog, sharing your thoughts and comments about the topics posted here.

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Eat the Rainbow - National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month

Most of us have heard at some point that our plate should be "colorful"...and while for kids that is probably used as an excuse to add Skittles or M&Ms to their plate, in reality it means that we should be filling our plates with many different fruits and vegetables.  Sound boring?  It doesn't have to be!
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National Chicken Month

We're not even going to touch the age old chicken or the egg debate...but since May is National Egg Month, we thought it would be a great time to share some "egg"cellent facts...
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American Craft Beer Week

Craft beer in the United States has taken off in the past several years – in fact, there were 4,131 breweries in America in 1873, which was the largest number of breweries that the country saw until 2015.  That number has continued to climb, and as of 2018, there were more than 7,000 breweries operating in the United States.

So what does that have to do with agriculture?....
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May Is Beef Month

Brace yourself...May is just 2 days away!  The first few months of this year seem to have flown by, but since May is one of our favorite months, we are trying to adjust!  Why is it one of our favorite months?  Because it's National Beef Month!
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Ag Literacy Goes Far Beyond A Week

Last week was Ag Literacy week and our Knowledge Center team, as well as other member of the Farm Credit of the Virginias team, took time out of their week to visit with students across our footprint to read and talk to them about agriculture and how it impacts their daily lives.  This is one of the highlights for our team members, and as we looked back over this week, we were reminded that this week has long reaching implications....
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