Association News

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    Local leaders elected to serve

    Fayetteville, N.C.— Three southeastern North Carolina agribusiness leaders were recently elected to fill positions on the Board of Directors of Cape Fear Farm Credit. Michael E. Inman of Bladen County, Ruby W. Bullard of Cumberland County and Paul Maguire of Cumberland County were elected to serve...
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    Cape Fear Farm Credit declares record patronage of $31 Million

    Cape Fear Farm Credit Board of Directors declares a $31 million cash patronage to be distributed back to their customer-owners in early 2022. Including this patronage distribution, the Association will have paid over $331 million dollars in patronage to their customer-owners over the past 34...
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    FARM CREDIT ASSOCIATIONS OF NORTH CAROLINA DONATE THROUGH PULL FOR YOUTH

    FAYETTEVILLE, NC – AgCarolina Farm Credit, Cape Fear Farm Credit, and Carolina Farm Credit are proud to announce the fundraising results of the fifth annual Pull for Youth sporting clays events to benefit NC 4-H and FFA. Over $500,000 has been donated directly to NC 4-H and FFA since 2017. A total...
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    INNOVATIVE YOUNG FARMER AWARD PRESENTED BY FARM CREDIT ASSOCIATIONS OF NC

    The Farm Credit Associations of NC announce Jason Farmer as the recipient of the 2022 Innovative Farmer of the Year Award presented at The Tobacco Farm Life Museum’s breakfast with the Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler. Jason and his wife, Natalie, operate Wester Farms in Louisburg. The farm...
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  • Announcements
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    2022 Annual Stockholders' Meeting Information Statement

    CAPE FEAR FARM CREDIT, ACA 2022 ANNUAL STOCKHOLDERS’ MEETING INFORMATION STATEMENT The 2022 Annual Meeting of the Stockholders of Cape Fear Farm Credit, ACA will be held in-person and virtually by video conference, at 1:00 pm (Eastern Time) on February 22, 2022. Information on how to join the...
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  • Blog
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    Patronage Refunds—The Cooperative Difference

    Being able to share profits with our customers through patronage is something we get excited about. Most businesses don’t do this, but when you borrow from Farm Credit, you become a customer-owner, and therefore, are entitled to profits of the Association as declared by fellow farmers that are...
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    It’s Your Lucky Day! Another Record-Breaking Patronage Refund

    Get excited! Patronage distribution day is right around the corner, it’s almost your lucky day as we distribute a record-breaking patronage! This year we are handing out $31 Million of our profits to you, our customer-owners. “For the second year in a row, we are able to deliver a record patronage...
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    Why Patronage? Making a Difference in Agriculture.

    We recently announced that we have another record-breaking patronage refund for our customer-owners. We were able to reduce interest costs for our borrowers by approximately 2.76% by returning profits. Farm Credit is unique in that it follows a cooperative model and distributes its profits to our...
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    What Snow Means to a Farm Family

    When a snowflake shows up big and bold on the weather station for North Carolina, it’s a big deal for this southern state. It also means a few things. It typically means milk and bread fly off the shelves of the grocery store. Schools and businesses close. Folks make sure generators are on standby...
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