USDA Announces $150 Million Investment Fund to Grow Small Businesses, Create Jobs in Rural America
Apr 22, 2014
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the creation of a new investment fund that will help propel the growth of small businesses across rural America. The new Rural Business Investment Company (RBIC) will now allow USDA to facilitate private equity investments in agriculture-related businesses.
Farm Credit Services of America Board of Directors Elects Three Officers
Apr 10, 2014
The Board of Directors for Farm Credit Services of America announced the results of its election of Board leadership. Jeremy Heitmann of Byron, Nebraska was elected Board chair; Nicholas Hunt of Atlantic, Iowa was elected first vice chair; and Kim Vanneman of Ideal, South Dakota, was elected second vice chair.
Farm Credit Services of America Customer-Owners Elect Four to Board of Directors
Mar 28, 2014
Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) stockholders elected four producers to four-year terms on the financial cooperative’s Board of Directors, effective April 1, 2014: Susan K. Voss of North English, Iowa; Robert Bruxvoort of New Sharon, Iowa; Jeremy Heitmann of Byron, Nebraska; and John Reisch of Howard, South Dakota.