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.

July 2016

Swimming Ponies??

Do you remember reading Misty of Chincoteague as a child?  This book, written by Marguerite Henry in 1947, became a children’s classic, but did you know that it was based on an event that still occurs today?
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It's Fair Time!

It’s almost fair time. When most people think of the fair they think rides, fun, good food and games.  When I think of fair, my mind wanders to the barn. Raising and exhibiting livestock at any age requires many skills and knowledge...
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National Blueberry Month - Celebrating 100 years!

Summertime is synonymous with many different things…growing up, a part of summer was going with our grandparents to pick blueberries.  July is National Blueberry Month – and 2016 marks 100 years of cultivated blueberries in the United States (this is doubly exciting as Farm Credit is also celebrating 100 years in 2016)!  To celebrate this month and this milestone, here are some facts about blueberries:
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20 Fourth of July Facts About Agriculture

Orginial Post from RFDTV on July 3, 2014.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RFD-TV) Celebrating the Fourth of July is also a celebration of the nation's agriculture industry.  Check out these 20 facts about the holiday and where the food for your Independence Day barbecue came from.
 
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