Education

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

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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Side by Side Digital Series

Farm Credit Services of America has an unique educational series that tackles topics tailored to young and beginning producers.

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Side by Side digital series

We have three different podcast shows. Side by Side Digital tackles topics geared toward young and beginning producers. Living Rural takes listeners through the home buying and building process with guests lending their expertise in areas such as home construction, the current real estate market and more. Members of our crop insurance team discuss how crop insurance and marketing goals can work together to provide the best financial return.

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COMMON GROUND BLOG

Nov 28, 2018 | Rural Communities

Rural Property Appraisals

Five rural property features to consider when buying or building in the country.

Nov 12, 2018 | Rural Communities

Advocating for Farmer Veterans

When veterans return home, many are looking for a new purpose. At Farm Credit, where Veterans Day is year-round, we help them find that purpose in agriculture.

Jun 15, 2018 | Rural Communities

Fighting Rural Hunger with Mobile Pantry Partnership

Hunger is as real in farming communities as it is in urban food deserts.

Mar 14, 2018 | Rural Communities

Annie's Project Marks Milestone in Women's History Month

In this, Women’s History Month, Annie’s is celebrating its 100th class.

Aug 18, 2017 | Rural Communities

Rural Community Shines through Darkness of Eclipse

Communities lying in or near the path of total eclipse are the attention to show rural America at its best.

Jul 28, 2017 | Rural Communities

Fighting Rural Hunger with Mobile Pantries

Hunger is as real in farming communities as it is in urban food deserts. Thousands of children, families and seniors in rural areas across the Heartland struggle with food insecurity.

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Rural Communities

Podcast: Living Rural

Listen to our podcast on home financing and mortgages for rural living.

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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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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FCSAmerica serves farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses and rural residents in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. For inquiries outside this geography, use the Farm Credit Association Locator  to contact your local office.