Marianna-Fla.-Scholarships are among many ways Farm Credit of Northwest Florida invests in the future of agriculture and helps prepare today's youth to become tomorrow's leaders. Over the last four years, Farm Credit of Northwest Florida has awarded $36,000 in scholarships to students pursuing careers that promote agriculture. The recipients have strong ambition and come from a variety of farming and rural community backgrounds.
Jackson County Growers Association is excited to announce the Second Annual Melons in the Park event at the Marianna City Farmers' Market, Saturday, June 29, 2019. The Market will open at 7:00 AM, and festivities will begin at 7:30 AM and continue until 1:00 PM.
Of the 17 million+ acres of privately-owned forests in Florida, Carlos and Sara Ramirez might say only 88 of them really matter. Those are the ones that the couple is nursing back to glory with their own hands, one tree at a time.
NEWS RELEASE Marianna, FL: Farm Credit of Northwest Florida, a customer-owned lending cooperative announced in late March the distribution of $3 million in cash to their customers in the form of interest rebates. Since 1988, Farm Credit of Northwest Florida borrowers have received over $85 Million, and this year's cash distribution is especially rewarding for customers due to the challenging weather conditions and market uncertainties they've experienced.
Author, E.B. White (of Charlotte's Web fame) once mused that, "The world is full of people who, since childhood, have never met an open doorway with an open mind." Well, White never met Joseph "Mickey" Diamond.
Marianna, FL—With $8 million in interest rebates distributed in 2018, Farm Credit of Northwest Florida is starting 2019 off strong with another retirement of 2003 & 2004 patronage totaling $1.7 Million. The Farm Credit of Northwest Florida Board of Directors worked diligently to distribute an early patronage from past earnings due to the devastation of Hurricane Michael. “We understand that recovering from a natural disaster, such as Hurricane Michael, takes resources and time” states Chairman of the Board of Directors, Richard Terry.
Marianna, FL – After Hurricane Michael left a devastating path with destruction to farms, homes, timber and business operations in the Florida panhandle this October, Farm Credit of Northwest Florida made donations of $5,000 to organizations aiding in disaster recovery to the impacted communities. These organizations include Convoy of Hope, Rivertown Community Church, Florida Baptist Convention, and Sunrise Worship Center.
Everyone loves the thrill of searching for and finding their dream home. But applying for a mortgage? Not so much.
Levi Findley knows a thing or two about strong roots-and not just the kind that make for the healthy bounty of cotton, peanuts, corn, and produce he grows. After all, his farming roots stretch back eight generations, to the 1750's when his ancestors made their way to America from Scotland. The early Findley clan settled first in South Carolina, moved on to Georgia and Alabama, and arrived in Mt. Camel, Florida in 1922.