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Bottling Tradition

Volleman's Family Farm is bringing back glass-bottled milk and expanding its family business.

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Middlebrook Farms

In his lifetime of farming, the only two cotton harvests Dale Middlebrook has missed are the two that took place after he was drafted in 1946. Today, Dale and his wife, Ruby, farm cotton and raise cattle in Haskell County. 

 

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Toni and Carter Damron Participate in Farm Credit Young Leaders Program

EARLY, Texas — Toni and Carter Damron of Blanket, Texas, recently saw firsthand how Farm Credit uses its cooperative structure and unique funding mechanism to support agriculture and rural communities.

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On the Road Again

Hail, tornadoes and dust storms don’t faze Jeff Gregory, the owner of 4G Harvesting and Trucking based in Early, Texas. As a custom harvester, he and his crew often deal with iffy weather and other challenges as they crisscross the Midwest, cutting crops for most of the year.

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Yates Pecan Company

Yates Pecan Company is a family owned and operated business based in San Saba, Texas. Owners Pam and Harold Yates produce gourmet, gluten-free pecan products such as pecan oil, pressed pecan meal, and premium roasted pecans. All of their products are made and shipped from their headquarters in San Saba.

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Farming Away

By farming in two different regions of the state, a young Texas cotton farmer extends his growing season and hedges his bets with weather, while expanding his farming operation.

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Grape Expectations

Half an acre at a time, Army veteran Stephen Watson is pursuing his goal of growing grapes near the Central Texas ranch where he grew up.

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Keeping a Good Thing Flowing

Through extensive conservation efforts, Jule Richmond has kept a local spring alive, while helping neighboring landowners do the same.

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Central Texas Farm Credit Stockholders Participate in Farm Credit Young Leaders Program

EARLY, Texas — Cody and Alexis Ender of Stamford, Texas, recently saw firsthand how Farm Credit uses money raised on Wall Street to support agriculture and rural communities.

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On Call for the Cattle Industry

As an emergency room doctor and a first-generation rancher, Dr. Richard Thorpe offers a unique perspective as president of Texas's largest livestock organization.

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Homegrown Success

From a small Texas town to Austin’s hot restaurant scene, the Jacoby family is making a name in food and agriculture...

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Central Texas Farm Credit Stockholder Participates in 2017 Farm Credit Young Leaders Program

EARLY, Texas - LeMoine Knox of Coleman, Texas, recently learned how Farm Credit uses its cooperative structure and unique funding mechanism to lend support to rural communities and agriculture across the United States.

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Farming, Ranching Couple Takes Stock of National Farm Credit System

Kevin and Jonna Busher of Winters recently learned firsthand how the Farm Credit System carries out its mission to...

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Nestled below the Brady Mountains in McCulloch County, surrounded by rolling wheat fields, sits Lohn, Texas, a tight-knit rural community where the number of cattle outweigh the 100 or so residents.

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Central Texas Farm Credit Stockholders Participate in 2016 Farm Credit Young Leaders Program

Bryan and Carrie Morris of De Leon, Texas, recently saw firsthand how Farm Credit helps rural communities and agriculture thrive.

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Central Texas Farm Credit Stockholders Participate in 10th Annual Farm Credit Young Leaders Program

John and Myia Stewardson, member-borrowers of Central Texas Farm ...