3/18/2020 - Farm Credit Annual Meeting Postponed due to COVID-19 Concerns
Lakeland, Fla. (March 18, 2020) After closely monitoring the latest reports and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) we have made the decision to postpone our 2020 Annual Meeting. We know this decision will ensure we do our part to minimize the spread of the virus in our communities and protect the health and safety of our member-borrowers, staff and their families.
9/8/2017 - Preparing to File Crop Insurance Claims in the Wake of Hurricane Irma
Lakeland, Fla. (September 8, 2017) All Farm Credit of Central Florida offices will be closing on Friday, September 8 at noon and will remain closed on Monday, September 11 due to the forecasted severity of Hurricane Irma. As we prepare, there are important procedures Farm Credit of Central Florida crop insurance customers should follow when claiming losses under the Federal crop insurance program. Please review the list below to make sure you are properly prepared in the event of a claim.
2/27/2017 - 200 Organizations Remind President of Rural Infrastructure Needs
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In advance of his first speech to a joint session of Congress, more than 200 organizations remind President Donald J. Trump that the need to #RebuildRural has never been more important. American agriculture creates millions of jobs for U.S. workers and remaining competitive will require reliable infrastructure linking rural communities to global markets.
1/3/2017 - Farm Credit of Central Florida: Looking Ahead in 2017
LAKELAND, Fla. (January 3, 2017) Changes in Farm Credit of Central Florida’s leadership team include the welcome of Mark McRae as the association’s Chief Sales Officer and an alignment of the association’s marketing and sales departments beginning in 2017.
12/9/2016 - Florida Citrus Hall of Fame inductees chosen
The Selection Committee for The Florida Citrus Hall of Fame has announced three distinguished leaders will be inducted into the Hall during the 55th Citrus Celebration Luncheon on Friday, March 10, 2017 at Florida Southern College in Lakeland.
4/20/2016 - New members to Farm Credit of Central Florida board
Reggie Holt, President and CEO of Lakeland-based agricultural lending cooperative Farm Credit of Central Florida announced Dale McClellan and Randall E. Strode, have been elected by the coop’s membership to serve on the board of directors. David A. Mereness was appointed to the board to serve as the association’s outside director.