AgNews

August 23, 2021

Farm Buddies - Cultivating Hearts & Growing Food

Cape Fear Farm Credit and Prestage Farms launch “Farm Buddies” project to give back to local communities Cape Fear Farm Credit and Prestage Farms are excited to partner together for the Farm Buddies project that takes the extra effort to put food on tables. The project, running during the month
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  • Scholarship Recipients - 2020

    Cape Fear Farm Credit is committed to the future of agriculture as the Association invests in the next generation of leaders within the industry. By providing scholarships and supporting North Carolina 4-H and FFA, Cape Fear Farm Credit is honored to assist in cultivating other’s passion for agriculture. Each year...
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  • Your Farm's Greatest Asset

    When it comes to considering your farm’s assets, what often makes the list are items such as the number of cattle, acres of tilled land, bushels of stored grain, number of swine or poultry houses, and equipment. All items are important but what is missing from this list of assets...
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  • Cows, Goats, Alpacas, and Their Stomachs, Oh My!

    What do cows, goats, and alpacas have in common? They all have multiple compartments or rooms to their stomach! Humans only have one room to their stomach, which is called monogastric. Although cows, goats and alpacas are similar in that they all have multiple rooms to their stomach, alpacas are...
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  • SBA Paycheck Protection Program

    Cape Fear Farm Credit is working diligently to support businesses to help them access funds through the Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program: a loan program to assist small businesses nationwide adversely impacted by the COVID-19 emergency. The program is designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses...
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  • Magnificent Melons - An Educational Resource

    Summertime is just around the corner, and with that comes melon season! There’s nothing quite like a cold, juicy watermelon or cantaloupe on a warm summer day. Currently, farmers are planting watermelon and cantaloupe. While we’re waiting for them to grow, let’s learn more about these delicious fruits (or are...
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  • Let's Learn About Cabbage

    For generations, parents have told their kids to eat their vegetables, often with a great deal of pushback. One way to help your kids to learn more about vegetables, and potentially be more willing to eat them is to plant a vegetable garden. When it comes to choosing vegetables for...
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  • Serving You in Tough Times

    To our customer-owners and friends, Cape Fear Farm Credit continues to closely monitor the situation and evaluate the appropriate measures to protect customers and their families, team members and their families, as well as the communities where we all live and work. Please know that supporting and serving customers remains...
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  • Farmers Elected to CFFC Board

    FAYETTEVILLE, NC Two southeastern North Carolina agribusiness leaders were recently re-elected to fill positions on the Board of Directors of Cape Fear Farm Credit. Thurman Morris Murphy of Duplin County and Adrian B. Locklear of Robeson County were re-elected to serve as Directors for the Association. Thurman Morris Murphy is...
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  • Meet a Turkey Farmer

    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.
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