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2014-08-13 23:12:17

On August 14, highly acclaimed speaker and best selling author Jack Uldrich is returning to Colorado Springs to deliver a talk to CoBank on the future trends in finance and agriculture. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Just prior to their 2014 Communications Industry Executive Forum leaders at CoBank in Colorado Springs will gain invaluable insight into the current economic climate of our nation and the current agriculture industry as well as a glimpse into their future....

2014-06-23 23:08:28

DMG Productions explores agricultural finance. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 AgriBank announced today that it and several of its affiliated Farm Credit Associations will be featured in an upcoming episode of American Farmer, airing later this year on RFD-TV. AgriBank is a wholesale bank that provides funding to 17 retail Farm Credit Associations that lend to farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses and rural homeowners. AgStar Financial Services, FCS Financial, Farm Credit Services of...

2014-04-30 08:35:28

EAST LANSING, Mich., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two members of the Farm Credit System, GreenStone Farm Credit Services and AgriBank, have taken a significant step in their commitment to non-traditional urban agriculture through a newly announced partnership with Hantz Farms in Detroit. GreenStone's board of directors and executive management team, as well as representatives from AgriBank, recently visited the Hantz Farms site on the city's eastside to meet with the farm's...

2014-04-08 12:33:27

Tighter Crop and Livestock Inventories Lift Market Sentiment DENVER, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Record-high animal protein and dairy prices, volatile grain and oilseed prices, and steady-to-lower cropland values reflect agricultural markets in transition, according to CoBank's new quarterly economic report. The U.S. grain markets continue to anticipate record crops in the coming year, leading to higher inventories and lower prices. While the large 2013-14 grain harvest pushed...

2014-03-26 08:23:50

Funds Will Support Food Banks In Areas Impacted By Drought FRESNO, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CoBank and seven affiliated Farm Credit associations that serve California's agricultural sector announced today that they have committed $100,000 to alleviate hunger in drought-stricken farm communities throughout the state. The associations together pledged $50,000, which CoBank matched on a dollar-for-dollar basis. The seven organizations are American AgCredit, Farm Credit...

2014-01-07 16:25:53

Increased Supplies and Falling Prices Shift Benefits Away from Grain Growers in 2014 DENVER, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An improving outlook for economic growth and declining crop prices will generate mixed effects for rural America in 2014, according to CoBank's new Quarterly U.S. Rural Economic Review. A growing economy should bolster demand for agricultural products, power and energy, and communication services. However, greater supplies of grain and other crop commodities will...

2013-07-31 23:20:17

Funds to support community service fellowships for post-9/11 veterans at Growing Washington and the TREE Project. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The Mission Continues, a St. Louis-based national veterans service organization, announced today that it has received a $37,500 joint commitment from CoBank and Northwest Farm Credit Services, members of the Farm Credit System and leading providers of credit to the U.S. rural economy. The Mission Continues empowers veterans to...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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