AgNews

January 20, 2021

Another Record Patronage - $25.5 Million

Cape Fear Farm Credit declares record patronage of $25.5 Million Cape Fear Farm Credit Board of Directors declares a $25.5 million cash patronage to be distributed back to their customer-owners in early 2021. Including this patronage distribution, the Association will have paid over $300 million dollars in patronage to their
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  • A Fresh Perspective on Wills

    Part 3- Farm, Family & Finances: A Fresh Perspective on Wills Our third part in our Farm, Family and Finances series deals with hurt feelings over wills. How do we deal with our own potentially hurt feelings from the desires of a will? How do we mend other’s hurt feelings...
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  • Farm Family & Finances - Part 1

    Part 1 Farm, Family & Finances: Making Annual Family Business Meetings Successful Farm, Family, & Finances is a series inspired and derived from our expert speakers from our Women in Ag event. While the event was for women, the advice in this blog series is for the entire family. We’ll...
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  • Pretty Boy Farms: From the Blueberries to High-Tunnel Farming

    Rows of white high-tunnels stand against the horizon. They are filled with vines bearing cucumbers, plants laden with tomatoes, and other various vegetables. Welcome to Pretty Boy Farms. Billy Augustine grew up in Hammonton, NJ, the blueberry capital of the world. His father started farming blueberries there about 35 years...
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  • Helping Farmers, Helping Families

    Every day since mid-May, a large cadre of folks across the state have been working together to deliver fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, and dairy products to those in need. It is part of the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box program that was put in place as part of...
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  • Over 600 Calls Made to Customers During Blitz Week

    Relationships and people are at the heart of what we do. We genuinely love building relationships with our customers and community. However, because of COVID-19, we have not been able to visit our customers as often as we like, and honestly, we miss that. We did the next best thing...
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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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  • 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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