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FCC expands loan program for young farmers

FCC expands loan program for young farmers

Reading Time: < 1 minute Farm Credit Canada is expanding its loan program for young farmers by $500 million. FCC launched the program four years ago and had nearly 6,000 loans totalling more than $1.3 billion as of Dec. 31, 2015. The Young Farmer Loan program provides qualified producers, under age 40, with loans of up to $500,000 to purchase […] Read more

Our future Canadian farm leaders need to network

There is incredible diversity in the ag sector and great 
benefit in sharing ideas with farmers in other sectors

Reading Time: 3 minutes If we are to spread our wings in agriculture, it is often a good idea to look around. We gain an appreciation of the whole of agriculture if we look at all of it, rather than be limited to our sector. There are many good examples of how commitment can bring something into the mainstream. […] Read more