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New Year, Same Commitment

The year 2019 brought many successes for Farm Credit of Central Florida and we are extremely grateful. We served our communities, our customers, transitioned into our new Brooksville office and made the announcement for our new main office.
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Italian Family brings New Innovative Method to Grow Delicate Baby Leaf Crops to Florida

Cultiva has brought their specialized growing techniques to Florida. The company specializes in the production of baby leaf greens, including baby leaf spinach and arugula. Baby leaf crops are incredibly delicate and typically not conducive to Florida’s growing conditions.
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New Year's Resolution: Record Keeping

With the New Year upon us, many are setting resolutions. If it is not already on your list, add keeping good farm records to your list. Keeping records supports details and inventory when you need to purchase crop insurance or submit documents for loan requests, USDA filing and taxes.
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Understanding the 2020 Florida Blueberry Policy to Maximize Coverage Levels

Blueberry growers are subject to many different risks, such as production, weather, and price. Crop insurance from Farm Credit of Central Florida helps to mitigate the risks growers face.
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Director Ronald Wetherington Inducted into the Florida FFA Hall of Fame

Director Ronald Wetherington Inducted into the Florida FFA Hall of Fame. A fourth-generation Dover farmer, Farm Credit of Central Florida Director Ronald Wetherington is an alumnus of Turkey Creek High School and a proud alumnus and supporter of Florida FFA.
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2019 Hurricane Preparedness

As we brace for potential impact from Hurricane Dorian, it is important that farmers and ranchers are prepared.  The next few days are the perfect opportunity to ensure that your operation and your family are prepared for damages that may occur. Check out our hurricane preparedness tips.
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Rescuing Future Winners

Now a sixteen-year-old sophomore in high school, Rachael has taken entrepreneurship courses teaching her about projects and developing business plans. Her school requires a community service project, so when she learned about a herd of eighteen Morgan horses surrendered to Marion County Animal Services; she knew it was meant to be her project.
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Dialogue with the Graduates: Planning for Success

Over 1,000 participants have completed the business and financial management classes consisting of 10 online courses. We’ve pulled out some highlights to demonstrate the value of planning for success.
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Carlton Family Ranch: A Sound Ranch Business Plan Includes PRF

The Carlton family operates a six-county cow calf operation across wide spans of acreage in central Florida, based in Hillsborough County. The family has been ranching for multiple generations.
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Benefits of Blueberries

Blueberries are one of the most nutritious, antioxidant-rich fruits that helps keep your brain and heart healthy.
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