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

Fair Season! Funnel Cakes, Livestock Shows...and Record Keeping??

Fair season is officially in full swing, and with that comes funnel cakes, Ferris wheels, and…livestock shows!  4-H and FFA livestock projects are a great opportunity for youth to learn so much – about caring for animals, responsibility, good sportsmanship, working hard, and recordkeeping.   Yes, record keeping. 
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Agriculture and Baseball

Who loves baseball??  As one of “America’s Favorite Pastimes” baseball continues to be a popular sport, and we’re right in the middle of baseball season!   Bud did you know that without agriculture, you couldn’t have baseball?
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Summer Heat and Livestock

Summer is officially here and it has brought the heat along with it!  Staying cool during these hot summer months is important, both for people and for livestock.  For most humans, we can come inside and cool off relatively easily – but how do we help our four legged friends and livestock? 
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Summer Cookouts and Food Safety

The heat is here in full force, and the 4th of July holiday will be here before you know it!  This time of year is perfect for cookouts and picnics with friends and family, but it also generally sees an increase in foodborne illnesses.  It doesn’t have to though! 
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I Want To Build My Own Home - Where Do I Start??

Recently purchased land?  Looking at buying land?  Planning on building your dream home there?  Congratulations!  Building your own home is an exciting time...but it can also be challenging.  There are many different details that go into building a home, could you use a little help navigating?
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