With the close of balloting, the 2015 Board of Directors election process for Capital Farm Credit is complete. Capital Farm Credit is a cooperative lender, owned by and operated for our membership. Stockholders were able to cast their votes either electronically, or by mail balloting.
Publish Date: 6/26/2015
Capital Farm Credit supports rural communities and agriculture with reliable, consistent credit and financial services, actively supports local military veterans who are farming and ranching.
From a Farm Credit sponsored event on Capitol Hill highlighting the contributions of farmer veterans, to partnership with the Farmer Veteran Coalition's Homegrown By Heroes program, Capital Farm Credit celebrates and recognizes opportunities for local veterans in rural America.
Publish Date: 6/2/2015
Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with those affected by recent flooding and storms throughout Texas.
As our local offices lend their support through volunteering and collecting funds and supplies, we welcome you to join us in our support of #TexasFlood efforts.
Publish Date: 5/28/2015
Capital Farm Credit always looks for ways to better serve our members.
E-mail -in addition to traditional methods of contact- allows us to efficiently communicate while reducing our environmental foot print.
Publish Date: 5/28/2015
For 24 years, the Texas Big Game Awards (TBGA), a partnership of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and the Texas Wildlife Association (TWA), has been the leader in recognizing the contributions that landowners, land managers and responsible hunters make to managing and conserving wildlife and wildlife habitat on Texas' private lands.Publish Date: 5/19/2015
Mark your calendars for Summer Stampede!
Capital Farm Credit is proud to support National Ranching Heritage Center (NRHC)'s annual fundraiser- Saturday, June 20 from 5:00 to 11:30 p.m.- featuring a western Art and Gear Show, dinner and live music by Jake Hooker and the Outsiders.
Publish Date: 5/15/2015
Capital Farm Credit is proud to sponsor the CCA Texas STAR Tournament, May 23 to September 7, which supports youth through education and scholarship programs.
Publish Date: 5/11/2015
The Annual Stockholders' Meeting of Capital Farm Credit, ACA will be held 12:30 p.m., May 20, 2015, at the Hilton Garden Inn in College Station, Texas. Registration will begin 11:30 a.m.Publish Date: 5/7/2015
Capital Farm Credit is proud to partner up with Western Heritage Classic in Abilene this year.
Drop by our booth (open up article for detail and map) to say howdy!
Publish Date: 5/4/2015
GrainBridge risk management software, available free to Capital Farm Credit members, recently applied updates to their platform.
This release included new brokerage import options and changes to enhance both user friendliness and security, including the ability to link multiple accounts.
Publish Date: 4/30/2015
Capital Farm Credit (CFC) recently returned a record $72 million in cash to member borrowers in the form of patronage dividends.
"Since 2007, we have returned over half a billion dollars to member borrowers through our patronage program," said Ben Novosad, CFC's chief executive officer. "As the largest cooperative ag lender in Texas, the secret to our long-standing success is our cooperative structure."
Publish Date: 3/12/2015
This year Capital Farm Credit will award grants totaling $20,000 to qualifying farmers' markets.
Each grant recipient will receive a check for $1,000 and 200 reusable shopping bags (an added in-kind value of $300) for use at their respective market.
Applications will be considered on a first come-first served basis.
Publish Date: 3/2/2015
Ten high school students in Pioneers Youth Leadership were awarded $24,000 in scholarships and cash awards last week at the Capital Farm Credit Rural Youth Entrepreneurship Competition at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo.
Publish Date: 2/24/2015
Attend a webinar in the comfort of your own home. Capital Farm Credit hosts two concentrating on specifc aspects of GrainBridge, crop and livestock risk management. Both starting at 7:00 PM, Crop Risk Management will be February 24 and Livestock Risk Management February 25.
Publish Date: 2/2/2015
Capital Farm Credit embraces opportunities to support the agriculture industry across the great state of Texas.
We support cattle producers specifically by underwriting three All Breeds Sales: Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo All Breeds Bull and Heifer Sale, San Antonio All Breeds Bull and Heifer Sale and Southeast Texas ICA Commercial Bull and Heifer Sale.
Publish Date: 1/13/2015
Jason and Anna Poole of Quanah, Texas, recently got an inside look at how the Farm Credit System carries out its mission to provide reliable credit to agriculture and rural America.
The Pooles, member-borrowers of Capital Farm Credit, were among 29 young agricultural producers selected from a multi-state region to attend the 2014 Farm Credit Young Leaders Program.
Publish Date: 12/17/2014
Capital Farm Credit released GrainBridge- online risk management software for ag producers- free to borrowers in August.
We're excited to share some recent enhancements released with a recent update to the platform. Changes focused around expanding livestock management and enhancing both crop and livestock planning tools, as well as further integrating crops and livestock for those producers who manage both.
Publish Date: 11/25/2014
Capital Farm Credit is proud to announce Homegrown by Heroes- a food labeling program available to veteran-farmers providing products to consumers- is now available to customers in their territory.
Homegrown by Heroes marketing initiative provides those eligible with the Homegrown by Heroes label, which they can use on their product packaging and marketing materials to communicate to consumers that the product they are purchasing was grown by a veteran-farmer.
Publish Date: 11/7/2014
Capital Farm Credit reports strong financial results through the second quarter of 2014.
Capital Farm Credit reported net income of $40.1 million for the first quarter 2014 and $73.8 million YTD for the period ending June 30, 2014. This represents a 13.0 percent and 6.4 percent increase, respectively over the same three months and YTD periods.
Total loan volume was $5.546 billion at June 30, 2014, an increase of 3.1 percent over the December 31, 2013 level of $5.380 billion. The overall quality of the loan portfolio remains high with 97.9 percent of total loans classified acceptable or special mention.
Publish Date: 8/22/2014
Supporting agriculture and those involved is important to Capital Farm Credit. Therefore, we teamed up with the El Centro de Laredo and El Centro de Laredo Farmers Market during the 2013-2014 season. The mission of the Market is to encourage, support and promote entrepreneurial efforts of local, independent and small-scale
farmers seeking to sell products directly to the consumer within a 200-mile radius.
The Market operates with a strong focus on sustainability, food grown without pesticides, and a commitment to healthy cooking techniques and products with natural/organic ingredients and no preservatives.
Publish Date: 8/5/2014
Mark your calendars for the Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course- an inside look to the future of the cattle industry, August 4-6 in College Station, Texas.
Capital Farm Credit once again teamed up as the premier sponsor to offer an extensive, three-day educational program providing industry information on cattle production, nutritional management, breeding, genetics and much more.
Publish Date: 7/18/2014
You'll see a new CapitalFarmCredit.com starting Friday, July 11.
To better serve you, Capital Farm Credit is working toward a complete redesign of our website by the end of 2014.
We've introduced enhancements in the interim including improved office locator, loan calculator and contact form.
Publish Date: 7/9/2014