Education

Find the latest blog posts, financial education and videos from Farm Credit Services of America.

COMMON GROUND BLOG

May 19, 2022 | Country Living Homes

Managing New Home Construction Costs

As experts in rural home financing, our consumer lending officers advise homeowners on the best practices for controlling construction costs at every stage.

Mar 11, 2022 | Country Living Homes

How Much House Can You Really Afford?

We have five tips to help you successfully finance a country home that fits both your lifestyle and your budget.

Feb 5, 2022 | Country Living Homes

Secure a Home Loan and Avoid These Five Pitfalls

We have developed the following list to help you maintain or improve your credit worthiness.

Mar 18, 2021 | Country Living Homes

More People Seeking a Piece of the Country

Sportsmen, always on the hunt for land, want a quick and safe getaway during the COVID-19 pandemic. Kitchen counter commuters want a home that can accommodate work, school and home life.

Oct 30, 2018 | Country Living Homes

What Rural Home Buyers Need to Know About Zoning, Access and More

That’s why it’s important to understand the extent of any zoning laws, easements or access agreements before closing on your country dream home.

Sep 28, 2018 | Country Living Homes

Sail Through Your Country Home Purchase With Our Water and Septic Tips

Our tips for evaluating water sources will help you make a sound decision about your move to the country.

LEARNING CENTER

Live and Previously Recorded Webinars


Our educational webinars equip producers with the knowledge they need to make the right decisions for their operations.

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Making The Most Of The Year Ahead.

Insights – Tools – Strategies

GrowingOn® is an educational meeting featuring forecasts, information and insights to help producers plan and reduce risk for the upcoming crop year.

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Crop Insurance Podcasts


Members of our experienced crop insurance team discuss how crop insurance and marketing goals can work together to provide the best financial return. Listen to our audio programs to learn more.

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SPONSORSHIPS

We are sponsoring the registration fee for customers to attend approved educational programs or events that address problem solving, record keeping, decision-making and/or business planning. Programs that assist customers with business continuity, such as succession, family transition, retirement and estate planning, also may qualify for sponsorship.

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