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Farm Credit Services of America Moves Pierre, South Dakota Office to Temporary Space

May 31, 2011

Pierre Operations and Staff Relocate Due to Rising Waters

Pierre, SD – (May 31, 2011) – Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) has moved their business operations from its Pierre, South Dakota office to a temporary office space.  Due to the rising waters along the Missouri River near FCSAmerica’s Pierre office, the City of Pierre required evacuation of the facility by Sunday evening, May 29. The Pierre office on Missouri Avenue was evacuated according to the city timeline without any damage to the structure and the retention of all key confidential customer information was secured.

FCSAmerica will continue business operations at the Sharpe Enterprises building on Wednesday, June 1, 2011. The new facility is located on the east side of Pierre, on the north side of Highway 34 just east of the National Guard Armory, at the following address:

Sharpe Enterprises Building
3500 E SD, Hwy 34
Pierre, SD, 57501
605.224.1678
800.658.3627

The Pierre office phone numbers remain in service and calls to the Pierre office can be received at 800.658.3627 or 605.224.1678. The Pierre office fax number is 605.224.6179. The Pierre office of FCSAmerica is now open and operating at the new location with the ability to fund operations for its customers. FCSAmerica will continue to monitor any potential for structural damage due to the rising waters, as no damage was done to the Pierre FCSAmerica office over the weekend.

“FCSAmerica employees are on-site and able to maintain operations as usual. Our goal is to minimize any inconvenience or disruption to our customer-owners, while ensuring the safety of our employees,” said Doug Stark, President and CEO.  “We are here to support our customers and continue to work to ensure the ability to serve our customers is not impacted.”

Periodic updates will be disbursed as new information develops for FCSAmerica employees and customers.

About Farm Credit Services of America

Farm Credit Services of America is proud to finance the growth of rural America, including the special needs of young and beginning producers. With approximately 90,000 customers and assets of more than $16 billion, FCSAmerica is one of the region’s leading providers of credit and insurance services to farmers, ranchers, agribusiness and rural residents in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. Learn more at www.fcsamerica.com.

 

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