Association News

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    Financing a Rural Property

    When looking for land in the country, all buyers inevitably have the same question: how am I going to pay for this property? For some buyers it is...
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    Cape Fear Farm Credit and AgCarolina Farm Credit Announce Intent to Merge

    Merged Association aims to combine resources to better serve North Carolina agricultural production and rural residents Fayetteville, N.C. and Raleigh, N.C. (April 11, 2022) – AgCarolina Farm Credit and Cape Fear Farm Credit jointly announced today their intention to pursue a merger of equals. Under...
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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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    Nine Tips for Buying Rural Property

    You’ve found your dream property in the perfect rural setting. Before you run out and make an offer, make sure you consider these tips to improve your buying experience as you realize your rural dreams. Location Regardless of where you buy, real estate has always been about location, location...
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    Cape Fear Farm Credit Announces 2022 Scholarship Winners

    Cape Fear Farm Credit recently announced their 2022 scholarship winners. This year, Cape Fear Farm Credit distributed over $22,000 in local scholarships to deserving students to a variety of scholarship opportunities including a local high school scholarship awarded to high school seniors who reside...
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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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  • 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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