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3/15/2017 - AgSouth Farm Credit Awards $25,000 in Grant Funds to Farmers Markets
STATESBORO, GA – March 15, 2017: AgSouth Farm Credit Marketing Director Christy Smith has released the names of the recipients of AgSouth’s Think Outside the Store® farmers market grant. The association is distributing $25,000 in grant funds to local markets throughout AgSouth’s territory to use for advertising and promotion.
3/6/2017 - AgSouth Farm Credit Distributes More than $19 Million to Members
STATESBORO, GA (March 6, 2017): AgSouth Chief Executive Officer Pat Calhoun announced that current and former members of AgSouth Farm Credit in Georgia and South Carolina received more than $19 million in patronage from the agricultural cooperative’s 2011 profits. The distribution went out to members last week.
2/23/2017 - Farm Credit Associations of Georgia Awards $6,000 in Scholarships to Students at UGA
STATESBORO, GA.: (February 23, 2017): Christy Smith, Marketing Director at AgSouth Farm Credit, announced that the Farm Credit Associations of Georgia (consisting of AgSouth Farm Credit, AgGeorgia Farm Credit and Southwest Georgia Farm Credit) have awarded $6,000 in scholarships to six students at the University of Georgia’s College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. The scholarships were awarded at a banquet held Tuesday night in Athens.
2/15/2017 - AgSouth Farm Credit Announces $25,000 in Grants to Farmers Markets
STATESBORO, GA. February 15, 2017: AgSouth Farm Credit Marketing Director Christy Smith announced today that the cooperative has once again set aside $25,000 to help community-based farmers markets promote their markets during 2017.
2/13/2017 - AgSouth Farm Credit Announces 'mAGnificent" Photo Contest
STATESBORO, GA (February 13, 2017) – AgSouth Farm Credit Marketing Director Christy Smith recently announced that the association is accepting entries for its 2017 “mAGnificent” Photo Contest. The contest is open to anyone residing in the 59 Georgia and 34 South Carolina counties served by AgSouth.
1/30/2017 - Farm Credit Associations Offer Free Agricultural Finance Training
January 30, 2017: Thanks to AgSouth Farm Credit and AgGeorgia Farm Credit, Georgia and South Carolina farmers have several opportunities to attend a free financial training workshop this year. The purpose of the nationally award-winning AGAware® program is to promote and educate the next generation of farmers. This will be the fifth year the program has been available in Georgia and South Carolina.
12/31/2016 - AgSouth Announces Retirement of Four Employees After More Than 140 Years of Combined Service
STATESBORO, GA.: Pat Calhoun, CEO of AgSouth Farm Credit, has announced four long-time employees of the association retired effective December 31, 2016.
12/27/2016 - Kevin Hobbs Joins AgSouth as Mortgage Originator
STATESBORO, GA (December 27, 2016): AgSouth Farm Credit Secondary Mortgage Market Manager Deidre Nelson announced that Kevin Hobbs has joined the association as a mortgage originator for AgSouth Mortgages, the home lending division of AgSouth Farm Credit. Kevin will be based in the company’s Greenville, Ga., office, and will assist homeowners in Coweta, Harris, Meriwether, Muscogee, Talbot, and Troup counties.
11/17/2016 - AgSouth Farm Credit Plans Expansion to Downtown Statesboro Offices
STATESBORO, GA (November 17, 2016): AgSouth Farm Credit Chairman of the Board William Robinson and CEO Pat Calhoun announced that plans are underway for the consolidation of all administrative and operations functions and staff to its headquarters in downtown Statesboro. The new AgSouth office complex will center around the company’s current branch location of 40 South Main Street and the administrative office at 26 South Main.
11/16/2016 - Elizabeth Robertson Joins AgSouth as Mortgage Originator
STATESBORO, GA (November 16, 2016): AgSouth Farm Credit Secondary Mortgage Market Manager Deidre Nelson announced that Elizabeth Robertson has joined the association as a mortgage originator for AgSouth Mortgages, the home lending division of AgSouth Farm Credit. Elizabeth will be based in the company’s Laurens, South Carolina, office, and will assist homeowners in Laurens, Greenville, Greenwood, Abbeville, and McCormick counties.
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