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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National Poultry Day

Poultry plays a big part in both Virginia and West Virginia, as well as across the world.  In honor of National Poultry Day on March 19th, check out some "Poultry Fun Facts"!
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It's National Ag Week!

Agriculture is an amazing industry.  If we had to guess, we would say that you would be hard pressed to find another industry in the United States as diverse as agriculture.  Agriculture is:
 
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That's Nuts!

Are you a peanut fan?  If so, you may already know this, but if you don’t, brace yourself…March is National Peanut Month!  (I know, we were excited too.)
In honor of this great month, we wanted to share some fun facts about peanuts with you, starting with….
 
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"Ag"vocating in the (State) Capitol(s)

Ag stories.  Everyone involved in agriculture has them.  And now, more than ever, it is incredibly important to be telling them.  To consumers, communities, politicians; the list goes on and on. 
 
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Top 10 Reasons Agriculture is Good for Youth

It’s National FFA Week…which is kind of a big deal, at least for us!  FFA has played a huge role for several of our Knowledge Center team members, and is a long-standing organization that has incredibly deep ties to agriculture. 
 
Added to that, FFA members go on to be leaders – in their communities and beyond.  The skills learned in FFA are varied and immense, which led us to thinking about all the reasons that growing up, or being involved, in agriculture benefits youth in general. 
 
So...here are our Top 10 Reasons Agriculture is Good for Youth:
 
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