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.

Posts

Glancing Back at 2018 and Leaping Forward to 2019

It’s the last Monday of 2018…and what a year it has been.  Ask a farmer about 2018, and you’re bound to get an earful…so many things have happened this year.  There have been ups and downs, and through it all farmers have done their best to weather the storms (sometimes literally) while still working hard to provide the food and fiber that we all depend on. 
 
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"Ag"vocating in the City

Things we love:
Agriculture
Farmers
”Ag”vocating
Helping farmers “ag”vocate for agriculture!
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Telling Your Agriculture Story - Why?

If you have attended any agricultural conferences or meetings lately, you very well may have heard someone say that agriculture as an industry needs to do a better job “telling our story”.  That message is resonating more and more through the agriculture community, but have you hear why?
 
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Enough is Enough

Do you ever feel like someone has drawn one giant line in the sand and people have jumped on either side of it and are screaming at the top of their lungs?  Pick your topic – politics, parenting, food choices, agriculture…you name it and I can guarantee you don’t have to look very far to find people who are screaming so loud about their point of view that they can’t even hear themselves think, let alone take a breath long enough to hear the other side.
 
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What's In My Food?

As consumers, we are becoming more and more aware of what is in our food, which has prompted more and more "research" and "reports" on what our food contains.  Which is great, or is it?  The information available can be overwhelming at times, and depending on who is giving the report, the presentation of the facts can vary, making things sound better or worse than they actually are. 
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