Farm Credit Scholars 2013 Find out what our amazing 20 Farm Credit Scholars are planning to study this fall and where. Farm Credit Illinois awarded 20 $1500 scholarships for graduating seniors planning an agricultural field of study this coming fall at college. We received over 190 applications. The choice was tough, but we feel we have the cream of the crop. Are you our next Farm Credit Scholar. Applications for 2014 start late December 2013. Stay tuned.
The Beginning of Rising Interest Rates? - Posted June 28, 2013 Senior Vice President, Tom Tracy, at Farm Credit Services of Illinois discusses today's changing interest rate environment. Read the written version of INTERESTing Times in our quarterly electronic newsletter "essentials" (www.fcsillinois.com - go to News & Media/Newsletters and select Summer 2013) for more commentary on the the financial markets and how it may impact interest rate risk management for your farming operation.
Attention 4-H & FFA members. Farm Credit will be awarding $250 community improvement grants for up to 60 proposal projects. Application materials are due February 22, 2013. Apply online. http://fcsillinois.com/resources/community/grants/Pages/default.aspx
Farm Credit Services of Illinois announced plans to award twenty $1,500 scholarships next year to college-bound high school seniors who are pursuing agriculture-related curriculum and careers. http://fcsillinois.com/resources/community/scholarships/Pages/default.aspx