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2017

Farm Credit of Northwest Florida Sponsors Season Two of LandLeader TV

6/30/2017 
Farm Credit of Northwest Florida is excited to be a sponsor for season two of LandLeader® Television, exclusively airing on RFD-TV. The only outdoor programming of its kind, the show allows viewers to tour and explore amazing properties, hearing the story of their landowners and what a farmer, rancher or recreational landowner experiences over the years of owning land.
 

How A Principal Became An A+ Farmer

6/22/2017 
For 34 years, Radford Locklin divided his life into semesters and set his watch by the school bell. In 2004, about the time he was considering retirement from teaching social studies to hundreds of teenagers and serving as the principal of Santa Rosa High School, Locklin’s father passed away. And with that, the longtime educator returned to his roots and took on the role of farm owner.
 

Farm Credit of Northwest Florida Helps Local Rural Areas Grow with Cash Dividend Checks

4/27/2017 
MARIANNA, Fla-Farm Credit of Northwest Florida’s Board of Directors is proud to announce the return of $3 million to its 981 member-owners.
 

Farm Credit Associations in Florida Declare $17.8 Million Cash Patronage Distribution for 2017

4/21/2017 
The three Florida Farm Credit associations’ Board of Directors recently declared $17.8 million in patronage dividends to qualified borrowers of the agricultural lending cooperatives throughout the state.
 

High on a Florida Hill: The Land of Milk & Honey

4/20/2017 
Three days a week, from April to October, an airy green space, high on a hill above a small town is transformed into the land of milk and honey. Tables adorned with brightly colored cloths overflow with baskets of locally grown fresh figs, just-picked greens and ripe fruit; sharing space with homemade jams and breads, blooming plants, and, of course, local honey.
 

Still Having Fun Farming After 43 Years

3/27/2017 
He was the star quarterback who married the head cheerleader-a cattleman's son torn between following his football dream and taking over the farm.
 

Living Like He's Got Nothing-and Everything-to Lose

2/27/2017 
It's been 62 years since Mike Thompson's granddad, J.R., and great uncle, Bruce, talked the bank into loaning them enough to buy 1000+ acres and start a registered Angus operation.
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