AgNews

March 30, 2020

Talking Turkey: Meet a Turkey Farmer and Learn Some Turkey Facts

Let’s talk turkey. Did you know there’s a lot of turkeys in North Carolina? 32.5 million to be exact! Raising that many turkeys makes North Carolina #2 in the country for raising the most turkeys behind Minnesota. Sampson County raises the most turkeys in North Carolina. Speaking of raising turkeys
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  • CFFC submits comments to NCDEQ

    Thank you to the many individuals that spoke at the public hearings and submitted written comments for the draft Swine General Permit. At Cape Fear Farm Credit, we are committed to agriculture and to serving our customer-owners. We too submitted comments; our submitted comments are below. NCDEQ, The swine industry...
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  • Cape Fear Hires 6 New Employees

    From credit analysts to loan officers and beyond, Cape Fear has a number of new hires on the way. Welcome these new team members to the Farm Credit family!
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  • 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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  • 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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