AgNews

December 12, 2019

$20 million record patronage announced

Cape Fear Farm Credit Board of Directors declares a $20 million cash patronage to be distributed back to their customer-owners in early 2020. Including this patronage distribution, the Association will have paid over $276 million dollars in patronage to their customer-owners over the past 32 consecutive years. As a cooperative
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    There’s not much better than fresh produce straight from the garden. The act of planting, tending, and growing something edible has a deep satisfaction to it, not to mention, it’s just plain yummy! What do you do, though, when a garden isn’t an option? Maybe you’re living in an apartment...
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  • 2019 Scholarship Recipients

    Cape Fear Farm Credit AgYouth Leadership In partnership with AgCarolina Farm Credit and Carolina Farm Credit, AgYouth leaders were recognized throughout the state of North Carolina throughout 2018 and 2019. This program is designed to honor students who excel in the classroom and community as leaders in their FFA chapters...
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    My name is Quinton Barnes I am a senior computer information systems and supply chain management major at Appalachian State University. I grew up in Atkinson, North Carolina, a small town of around three hundred people just outside of Burgaw. Farming was always a dominant industry around where I lived...
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  • Ithica Creamery: AgStory

    “We have cattle and goats and chickens, and we are busy all the time.”—John Carter John sums up his and his family’s farm life quite well in those 14 words, but it certainly doesn’t tell the full story. In between the cattle, goats, and chickens is a...
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  • My Superhero—My Dad, the Farmer

    Superheroes are mighty famous these days. They wear capes and save cities and often make the news. But I know of an unsung superhero that doesn’t fit that mold. He’s got a heart of gold. He’s a farmer, and he’s my dad. Some heroes don’t wear capes or tights. No...
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  • The Journey from Vietnam Refugee to North Carolina Farmer

    April 30, 1975 changed Ngockhanh (NG) Le and Gio-An Ho’s families forever. That day changed the course of their lives, and would ultimately lead them down a path they never could imagine. April 30, 1975 marked the Fall of Saigon, and the communist takeover of Vietnam, forcing thousands to become...
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  • Dear Farm Mom

    Dear Farm Mom, Being a mom is hard and messy and exhausting; but when you are a farm mom, it gets even harder, messier, and further exhausting! I see that now...because of you. The clothes are caked with dirt from the fields, grease from machinery, and oh...that must be fresh...
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  • CFFC Welcomes New Team Members

    Cape Fear Farm Credit welcomes new employees to continue to serve customer-owners within Southeastern North Carolina. Madelyn Hall is a lifelong resident of Cumberland County where she grew up on a pig nursery operation just next to the Sampson County line. With previous banking and office management experience, Madelyn understands...
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  • Malloy Graduates from Agricultural Leadership Program

    Suzanne Malloy, of Robeson County graduated on March 2 from the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission Agricultural Leadership Development Program. Pictured on the right is Suzanne Malloy, Lumberton Branch Assistant Manager and Kevin Kinlaw, Lumberton Branch Manager at her graduation event. Suzanne Hodge Malloy, Robeson County, has been a...
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