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Louisville, KY (June 30, 2010)

FCMA to help develop Fleming County FFA Farm

Louisville, KY (June 30, 2010) – Imagine this scenario. You’re a high school vo-ag teacher and the local industrial park board has just leased to your FFA chapter at no cost a 50-acre farm—for use as a learning laboratory to teach young people all kinds of lessons about agriculture. Now the bad news: there’s not […]

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Louisville, KY (June 17, 2010)

Starline Organics find their niche

Louisville, KY (June 17, 2010) Matt and Angie Starline of Athens County, Ohio aren’t running your average family farm. But for their customers—who love Starline Organics’ wide variety of products and want a personal relationship with the people who produce them—that’s a very good thing (to see additional photos of the Starline Operation, click here). […]

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Louisville, KY (June 15, 2010)

Indiana FFA lagoon upgrade receives FCMA grant

Louisville, KY (June 15, 2010) – Over the years, Farm Credit Mid-America has helped to fund hundreds of projects for agricultural youth organizations and rural communities through its corporate stewardship initiative. But its latest donation—helping to upgrade the sewage lagoon at the Indiana FFA Leadership Center—is a little off the beaten path. “It’s definitely a […]

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Louisville, KY (June 14, 2010)

Robots milk the cows on this Ohio farm

Louisville, KY (June 14, 2010) – Milking cows at least twice a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year has always made dairy farming a classic case of a labor-intensive occupation. But for one northeast Ohio farm family, the milking part of that equation recently got a whole lot easier, thanks to —of […]

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