Farm Credit Illinois hired Barbara Mason, of Jacksonville, as a crop insurance sales and service specialist based in the Jacksonville regional office. The Jacksonville office serves farm families and rural landowners in Cass, Morgan, and Scott Counties. [Read more…]
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community improvement projects
4-H clubs and FFA chapters throughout central and southern Illinois will implement valuable improvement projects in their community thanks to grants provided by Farm Credit Illinois. FCI awarded 38 4-H clubs and FFA chapters with $250 grants to establish projects that will make their communities better places to live.
Farm Credit Illinois announced plans to award twenty $1,500 scholarships this year to college-bound high school seniors pursuing agriculture-related curriculum and careers.
“FCI is proud to invest in young people who have a passion for agriculture. We need some of the brightest of today’s youth to become tomorrow’s agricultural leaders,” says Dave Owens, Farm Credit Illinois President & C.E.O. “The Agriculture Scholarship program promotes positive opportunities of exploring careers in the agriculture industry – including production agriculture.” [Read more…]