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.


Conservation Assistance at your Fingertips

Have an erosion problem on your land or farm? Interested in learning of the benefits of livestock exclusion from waterways? Need your questions answered about how to protect the soil, water and other natural resources on your property?  
Read more to learn about the Soil & Water Conservation District and how they can assist you.
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Protecting Your Land and Legacy with NRCS

The NRCS (USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service) works with clients to develop conservation plans to better manage the natural resources on all types and sizes of operations.  The nine-step planning process helps ensure that each landowner reaches his or her desired destination.
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Top Ten Tips in Agribusiness Analysis for a Sustainable Future in Farming

For most agribusiness operators, producing and/or processing products are almost second nature, but your success will also depend on great business management skills, not just being able to produce a good product! This is especially important for smaller farm operations that may not have the advantage of large sales volume to help ensure profitability.

Author: Doolarie (Dee) Singh-Knights, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Extension Specialist of Agribusiness Economics and Management at West Virginia University

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National Pollinator Week

When most people hear the word pollinators, they think bees and maybe butterflies.  But in reality, many different animals can be pollinators including ants, bats, beetles, birds, flies, moths, wasps, bees, butterflies and others you may not even think of!
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Every Day Is Earth Day When You Work in Ag

In case you haven't heard yet, it's Earth Day, which is celebrated annually on April 22nd.  This day was designed to allow groups, organizations and individuals to show support for environmental protection...something that agriculture has been quietly doing for decades.
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