Beneficial Practices in Today's Economic Environment
Before considering innovative ideas to implement during these more challenging economic times, it is critical to first go back to basic fundamental business practices. Each business has unique needs. Closely evaluate your own business circumstances and personal situation with a focus on the basics.
Thirty high school seniors were awarded $2,000 towards their college education. Since the scholarship program's start in 2004, 329 college students pursuing agricultural careers have received a total of $400,000 in FCI scholarships.
Fifty 4-H clubs and FFA chapters were presented with $400 grants to make tangible improvements in their local communities. Nearly $110,000 in grant funds have been invested since the program's start in 2008.
Ever considered serving on Farm Credit's nominating committee or board of directors? If so, the 2018 Nominating Committee wants to know. Fill out a candidate interest form to submit your name and information by July 15. Following the deadline, the committee will review potential candidates to present at the Association's 2018 annual meeting.
Every part of the country has been affected by opioid misuse, but rural communities have been hit the hardest according to USDA Rural Development. With a concern for quality of life and economic opportunity, USDA is partnering to strengthen local responses to the opioid epidemic in Rural America with improved access to mental and behavioral health care - particularly prevention, treatment, and recovery resources.
FCI's information technology platform is being converted Aug. 17, 2018. Current online banking users must verify their current email address in the personal profile section of FCI's online banking so they will have access to the new platform Aug. 20. All users should be sure their email is accurate in their online banking profile by July 31. Additionally, Inuit Quickbooks will no longer be available for use within FCI's online banking after July 31. Contact your local office with any questions or concerns.