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Publish Date: 1/6/2017

Apply for a Summer 2017 Internship with Capital Farm Credit

Five internships are available Summer 2017 with Capital Farm Credit in our corporate office, Bryan, Laredo, Lubbock and San Antonio.

Visit the Careers page on to apply. Deadline is February 24, 2017.

Publish Date: 12/28/2016

Winter 2016

Landscapes Winter 2016
Publish Date: 12/26/2016

Summer 2016

Landscapes Summer 2016
Publish Date: 12/20/2016

Section 179 Deductions for 2016

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Section 179 tax deduction has in recent years been the driver of a lot of year-end farm machinery and equipment purchases. The deduction allows a business to deduct the full purchase price of machinery that's financed in the current tax year under a set price limit.
Publish Date: 12/19/2016

Capital Farm Credit Stockholders Participate in 2016 Farm Credit Young Leaders Program

Darrell and Lindsey Bowers of Inez, Texas, recently saw firsthand how Farm Credit's cooperative structure and unique funding mechanism enable it to help rural communities and agriculture thrive. The Bowerses, member-borrowers of Capital Farm Credit, were among 22 agricultural producers who attended the 2016 Farm Credit Young Leaders Program in New York City and Washington, D.C.
Publish Date: 12/15/2016

Join #teamCFC at the West Texas Rehab 2017 Telethon/Auction


This year's 47th edition of the West Texas Rehabilitation Center's telethon promises to be one of the best yet featuring favorite guests along with two great co-headlining entertainers, Lauren Alaina and Charles "Chip" Esten, the online auction, and more. This year's telethon takes place on January 21st at the Abilene Civic Center from 6:00pm through 12:00am.

Publish Date: 11/18/2016

Online Machinery Auctions

Though as much as 75% of all the farm machinery sold today happens at dealerships, the auction market represents 10% of machinery purchases. And, a lot of new technology is entering the auction sector, changing how machinery and equipment changes hands.
Publish Date: 11/14/2016

Good machinery buying habits: Watch depreciation, think long-term

Tightening crop profit margins – some already well below breakeven – signal necessary changes in how some producers manage machinery costs to get more from what they spend and maximize that machinery's utility and efficiency on crop farms.
Publish Date: 9/8/2016

Good Buying Habits: Irrigation


When you want to improve your farmland and its value, irrigation provides immediate benefits that can increase yield and offers attractive long-term returns on your overall land values.

Publish Date: 8/22/2016

Buying Used vs. New Machinery: Ask All the Right Questions


Inventory on the machinery marketplace today is different than it was just a few years ago. So too should be the process of purchasing new or used machinery, be it through outright buying or leasing, AgDirect leaders say.

Publish Date: 8/18/2016

Capital Farm Credit Scholarships are an Investment in our Local Communities


Capital Farm Credit supports rural communities and agriculture with reliable, consistent credit and financial services. And because a steady flow of credit means more jobs and economic growth, Capital Farm Credit is also helping invest in the vibrancy of communities throughout rural Texas through our scholarship program.

Publish Date: 5/24/2016

AgDirect takes care of us.

Publish Date: 4/27/2016

So... How much can YOU earn?

Publish Date: 4/20/2016

Capital Farm Credit. Financing Texas for 100 Years. (90 sec)

Publish Date: 1/14/2016

Managing Your Finances is Easy with AgBanking Online

Publish Date: 1/11/2016

Capital Farm Credit. Financing Texas for 100 Years.

Publish Date: 12/21/2015

All That He Can Be

Josh Eilers, the 27-year-old owner of Ranger Cattle, is not your typical beginning cattle producer. He didn't follow a traditional route to enter the beef industry either.

He wasn't born into the cattle business, although he nurtured boyhood dreams of becoming a cowboy.

Publish Date: 12/21/2015

There's No Place Like The Homestead

A South Texas family pursues a simpler way of life — living off of the land and raising heritage breeds.

Five years ago, after deciding to "go off the grid," Brian and Mary Schalk established their isolated homestead on 100 acres near the tiny town of Santa Monica.

Publish Date: 12/21/2015

The Giving Tree

The Davises are committed to helping their community, and feel that donating trees during the Christmas season makes a real difference.

Every year, for instance, they donate the Christmas tree that is displayed at the Gray County courthouse.

Publish Date: 12/21/2015

Winter 2015

Landscapes Winter 2015
Publish Date: 12/7/2015

Capital Farm Credit isn't like other lenders. We roll money back to you.

Publish Date: 8/20/2015

A Stable Business

Kim and Dale Cox with daughter Katie and horse Twilight

"This is a self-serve facility," explains instructor Kim Cox, who co-owns the farm with her husband, Dale. "Our students don't just climb on a horse and take a lesson. We teach them to treat our horses like their own, which instills within them a real love and devotion for an animal."

Publish Date: 8/19/2015

Capital Farm Credit Member for 52 Years

Capital Farm Credit Member for 52 Years

Longtime farmer O.H. Price has a few words of wisdom for beginning farmers and ranchers.

"My advice to young people getting into agriculture is to get a good lender that will back you," he says.

Publish Date: 8/19/2015

Janna Stubbs, Beef Agvocate

Janna Stubs

"Any amount of positive effort that a producer can give to promote their product is worthy," says Stubbs. Besides, she adds, "you may not want others telling your story, because it might not be the right story."

Personally, she loves to tell people about the Stubbs family's cow-calf operation.

Publish Date: 8/19/2015

Bales and Bales of Cotton

Larry and Tonya Green, center, with their daughters Dr. Nikki Green DDS, left, and Wendi Gonzales, right

The fall of 2014 marked a record for Larry Green of Anson. He produced a record yield on 21 acres of drip-irrigated cotton, averaging 4.6 bales, or 2,334 pounds, per acre.

The Green's farm includes 1,000 acres of cotton, peanuts, wheat and alfalfa.

Publish Date: 8/19/2015

7J Ranch Diversifies with Commitment to Land Stewardship

George and Donna Harrison

On the Harrisons' 7J Ranch southwest of Bay City, majestic bald eagles, white-tailed deer, countless waterfowl and other wildlife thrive in tandem with a commercial cattle operation, largely due to the couple's strong commitment to land stewardship. Their love for the land runs generations deep.

Publish Date: 8/11/2015

Summer 2015

Landscapes Summer 2015
Publish Date: 12/5/2014

The Tastes of Texas

Taste of Texas

For Bill Blackmon and Chris Brundrett, there's no place like home.

A shared devotion to producing wine with Texas-grown fruit inspired the two to start William Chris Vineyards nearly five years ago. Passionate about quality, they farm six vineyards and partner with other vineyards.

Publish Date: 11/25/2014

Winter 2014

Landscapes Winter 2014
Publish Date: 7/1/2014

Summer 2014

Landscapes Summer 2014