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