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February 15, 2019

You might have grown up on a farm if...

Growing up on a farm is a different kind of childhood filled with experiences that only fellow farm kids can identify with. How many of these do you relate to? Know that 5-gallon buckets and stacking bales of hay provide a better workout than any gym. Learned to drive a
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  • $16 Million Patronage Announcement

    Cape Fear Farm Credit announces a record patronage of $16 million for 2018. Including this patronage, the Association has paid over $256 million dollars in patronage to their customer-owners over the past 31 consecutive years. “2018 was a challenging year”, states Gary Hendrix, Chairman of the Cape Fear Farm Credit...
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  • 2019 Innovative Young Farmer Award

    The Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina announce Joshua Warren Phillips as the recipient of the 2019 Innovative Farmer of the Year Award presented at The Tobacco Farm Life Museum’s breakfast with the commissioner. Joshua and his wife, April, own and operate Sonlight Farms. The goal of Sonlight Farms is...
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  • Annual Meeting: February 19, 2019

    A special invitation is extended to our customer-owners and their family to attend the 2019 Annual Stockholders’ Meeting of Cape Fear Farm Credit on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. Dinner will be served at 6:00 P.M. prior to the business session. The meeting will be held at the Sampson County Exposition...
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  • Farm Credit Associations of NC Donate Through Pull for Youth

    AgCarolina Farm Credit, Cape Fear Farm Credit, and Carolina Farm Credit are proud to announce the fundraising results of the second annual Pull for Youth Charity Sporting Clays events benefitting NC 4-H and FFA. A total of over $200,000 has been donated directly to NC 4-H and FFA over the...
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  • New Year's Resolutions for the Farmer

    A new year has arrived with all the speed of a herd of hungry cows ready for their feed. With the new year, comes the age-old tradition of making resolutions. Babylonians started the tradition over 4,000 years ago, and ever since then, people have been making promises to themselves and...
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  • Over 205 Farm Credit employees volunteer for disaster recovery

    After Hurricane Florence devastated highways, homes, businesses, and farming operations in North and South Carolina this September, multiple Farm Credit Association employees volunteered to assist with disaster recovery in impacted communities. Fulfilling the Farm Credit mission of being there for agricultural and rural communities through good and bad times, Farm...
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  • Farm Credit Announces Donation to NC Baptists on Mission

    The Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina announce a donation of $200,000 to the NC Baptist on Mission. Of this donation, $150,000 will be designated for Hurricane Florence relief efforts in North Carolina and $50,000 will be designated for Hurricane Michael relief efforts in Georgia and Florida. AgCarolina Farm Credit,...
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  • Apply Today: Innovative Young Farmer of the Year Award

    Do you know an innovative, young farmer? Would you like them to be recognized? On February 1, 2019, Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina will sponsor the Innovative Young Farmer award at the Tobacco Farm Life Museum's "Breakfast with the Commissioner" in Raleigh, NC. North Carolina's future is dependent on...
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  • $10.67 Million in Early Patronage Distributed

    Cape Fear Farm Credit distributes an early patronage of $10.67 million to its customer-owners on October 30, 2018. “We understand that recovering from a natural disaster, such as Hurricane Florence, takes time and resources” states Gary Hendrix, Chairman of Cape Fear Farm Credit Board of Directors. “In order to get...
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