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FCC offers assistance to customers impacted by grain movement delays

FCC offers assistance to customers impacted by grain movement delays Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is offering support to customers across western Canada facing potential cash flow problems due to delays in grain movement to international markets. “We have been monitoring the grain movement situation for the past number of weeks and are aware it could […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 201875 Views

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Canada must increase productivity to remain competitive: FCC chief economist

Canada must increase productivity to remain competitive: FCC chief economist Canadian farmers need to continue to focus on efficiencies and increased production of commodities in order to remain competitive within a rising tide of production around the world, according to J.P. Gervais, chief agricultural economist for Farm Credit Canada (FCC). “Our long-held reputation as a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 2018106 Views

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FCC AgriSpirit Fund now open for applications

FCC AgriSpirit Fund now open for applications Farm Credit Canada is now accepting applications from registered charities and non-profit organizations in rural Canada for the FCC AgriSpirit Fund. The fund will award $1.5 million in funding this year. The application deadline is March 29, 2018 and FCC will announce the selected projects in August. Rural community […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 201876 Views

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FCC Expression Fund awards $50,000 to 10 minority language projects

FCC Expression Fund awards $50,000 to 10 minority language projects For 11 years, Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has been contributing to the vitality of Canada’s official languages through the FCC Expression Fund. This year, $50,000 was awarded to 10 minority language projects across Canada. The fund recipients for 2018 are: Association de la presse francophone […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 201878 Views

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FCC contributes $225,000 to three university agriculture programs

FCC contributes $225,000 to three university agriculture programs Farm Credit Canada (FCC) recently committed a total of $225,000 to help support agriculture programs and research projects at three Canadian universities. “University agriculture programs serve as innovation hubs in Canadian agriculture,” said Marty Seymour, FCC’s director of industry and stakeholder relations. “We are proud to invest […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 2018111 Views

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Type: Jobs

Loans Analyst – Expired.

Job Title: Loans Analyst Job Number: 303-17/18 Location: Brandon, Manitoba Closing Date: Jan 31, 2018 Division: Operations Language Requirement: English Term: Permanent Agricultural lending experience required Make things happen for your sales team by preparing credit submissions and completing complex loan administration tasks. Review source documents, organize credit conditions and assist in assessing risk. What […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 20180 Views

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Type: Jobs

Senior Consultant, Content Marketing

Job Title: Senior Consultant, Content Marketing Job Number: 276-17/18 Location: Regina, Saskatchewan Closing Date: Jan 17, 2018 Division: Marketing Language Requirement: English Term: Permanent Content strategy expertise required Engage colleagues, senior management and other stakeholders in establishing a knowledge content delivery strategy that encompasses events, programs, publications and multimedia, and supports FCC business objectives. What […]

by pmnationtalk on January 4, 20180 Views

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Category: BusinessText

Five key trends to watch in Canadian agriculture in 2018

Five key trends to watch in Canadian agriculture in 2018 Jan 03, 2018 While many farmers are planning their seeding for 2018, Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) agriculture economists have five trends they want to plant in the minds of Canadian producers, food processors and retailers. “Agriculture is a dynamic sector that is interconnected with so […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 2018758 Views

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Senior Analyst, Financial

Job Title: Senior Analyst, Financial Job Number: 275-17/18 Location: Regina, Saskatchewan Closing Date: Jan 09, 2018 Division: Controller Language Requirement: English Term: 14-month term Financial analysis expertise needed Contribute to the financial planning process through support of portfolio growth and profitability modelling systems. What you’ll do: Prepare and interpret complex model analyses Support and influence […]

by pmnationtalk on December 22, 20170 Views

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Consultant, Change Management

Job Title: Consultant, Change Management Job Number: 254-17/18 Location: Regina, Saskatchewan Closing Date: Jan 10, 2018 Division: Marketing Language Requirement: English Term: Six-month term Change methodology expertise needed Assess and manage change in a fast-paced corporate environment, maximizing employee adoption and minimizing resistance, to ensure FCC achieves its business objectives. What you’ll do: Perform assessments […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 20170 Views

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Summer Student, Assistant Loans Analyst, Agribusiness and Agri-Food

Job Title: Summer Student, Assistant Loans Analyst, Agribusiness and Agri-Food Job Number: 177-17/18 Location: Various locations in Quebec Closing Date: Feb 16, 2018 Division: Operations Language Requirement: French Term: Four-month term Interest in business and lending required Learn to manage relationships with local agribusiness and agri-food owners. Working under the mentorship of experienced Senior Relationship […]

by pmnationtalk on December 14, 20170 Views

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FCC contributes $107,000 to 216 4-H clubs across Canada

FCC contributes $107,000 to 216 4-H clubs across Canada Dec 11, 2017 The Farm Credit Canada (FCC) 4-H Club Fund is providing $107,000 to 216 4-H clubs across Canada to support various local events and activities. The fund is part of FCC’s $1 million contribution committed over four years to 4-H Canada. This contribution, in addition to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 2017651 Views

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FCC seeks applications for the FCC Expression Fund

Dec 04, 2017 Farm Credit Canada (FCC) will once again donate $50,000 from the FCC Expression Fund to encourage the use of Canada’s official languages in communities across the country. Successful projects receive between $2,000 and $10,000 to fund initiatives that could include community centres, libraries, day-care centres, art galleries and projects, such as workshops and festivals. Community and volunteer […]

by pmnationtalk on December 4, 2017397 Views

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Senior Loans Analyst, Agribusiness and Agri-Food

Job Title: Senior Loans Analyst, Agribusiness and Agri-Food Job Number: 231-17/18 Location: St-Hyacinthe, Quebec Closing Date: Jan 08, 2018 Division: Operations Language Requirement: French Term: Permanent Credit analysis and negotiation skills required Make things happen for your sales team by acting as the key resource in preparing credit submissions. Analyze source documents and communicate with […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 20170 Views

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FCC again recognized among Canada’s best employers

Nov 09, 2017 Farm Credit Canada (FCC)has been recognized by Aon as one of the nation’s best employers for the 15th year in a row. “This honour reflects the contribution of all of our employees in making FCC what it is today – a strong and stable partner to the Canadian agriculture and agri-food industry […]

by pmnationtalk on November 9, 2017190 Views

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FCC reports see growth for Canada’s agriculture exports

FCC reports see growth for Canada’s agriculture exports Canada is about to strengthen its position as one of the world’s top agriculture and agri-food trading nations, according to a pair of reports issued by Farm Credit Canada. “Our optimism comes from a unique set of circumstances where demand for both Canada’s agriculture commodities and manufactured […]

by pmnationtalk on November 7, 2017155 Views

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Brian Williams headlines FCC Forum speaker series

Brian Williams headlines FCC Forum speaker series Over the last 11 years, more than 61,000 people involved in Canadian agriculture have been inspired through Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) Forums and this year promises more uplifting insight. In the coming months, FCC Forums will feature presentations from Brian Williams, award-winning sportscaster, Manjit Minhas, Beer Baroness and star […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 2017404 Views

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Category: YouthText

FCC Ignite fuels excitement among youth

FCC Ignite fuels excitement among youth Sep 19, 2017 Farm Credit Canada (FCC) will be hosting a series of events to add fuel to the enthusiasm and passion for agriculture among young people. Ignite, the FCC Young Farmer Summit, is a series of five free events across Canada aimed at attracting and engaging the next generation of […]

by pmnationtalk on September 19, 2017576 Views

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Strong financials cushion producers from economic shifts, FCC report

Strong financials cushion producers from economic shifts, FCC report Sep 12, 2017 A stronger Canadian dollar and higher interest rates may make the business of agriculture more challenging, but not necessarily put producers in a weaker financial position, according to J.P. Gervais, chief agricultural economist for Farm Credit Canada (FCC). “The fundamentals of Canadian agriculture […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 2017492 Views

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Type: Jobs

Senior Developer, Artificial Intelligence

Job Title: Senior Developer, Artificial Intelligence Job Number: 131-17/18 Location: Regina, Saskatchewan Closing Date: Sep 14, 2017 Division: Information Technology Language Requirement: English Term: Permanent Data structure and algorithm expertise required Join our Innovation Lab and work on emerging technologies. You’ll build proofs of concept using internal infrastructure and data, and work with technology and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 10, 20170 Views

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Senior Developer, Blockchain

Job Title: Senior Developer, Blockchain Job Number: 130-17/18 Location: Regina, Saskatchewan Closing Date: Sep 14, 2017 Division: Information Technology Language Requirement: English Term: Permanent Experience as full stack developer required Work on emerging technologies, build proof of concepts and collaborate with business teams to identify the right solution. What you’ll do: Lead blockchain projects, including […]

by pmnationtalk on September 10, 20170 Views

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Category: HealthText

FCC Drive Away Hunger helps food banks and school meal programs

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) launched the 14th year of FCC Drive Away Hunger by contributing $100,000 to school meal programs across Canada, in addition to announcing this year’s goal for its annual food drive. “We are always looking for more ways to support those who are working everyday to help alleviate hunger in Canada,” said […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 2017655 Views

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Type: Jobs

Loans Analyst

Job Title: Loans Analyst Job Number: 129-17/18 Location: Lethbridge, Alberta Find this Location Closing Date: September 08, 2017 Division: Operations Language Requirement: English Term: Permanent Agricultural lending experience required Make things happen for your sales team by preparing credit submissions and completing complex loan administration tasks. Review source documents, organize credit conditions and assist in […]

by pmnationtalk on August 30, 20170 Views

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Special Credit Technician

Job Title: Special Credit Technician Job Number: 124-17/18 Location: Regina, Saskatchewan, Edmonton or Calgary, Alberta Find this Location Closing Date: September 12, 2017 Division: Credit Risk Language Requirement: English Term: Three positions; permanent Administrative expertise needed Partner with a team of Account Managers to support loan recovery processes. What you’ll do: Monitor and follow up […]

by pmnationtalk on August 30, 20170 Views

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Senior Developer, Blockchain

Job Title: Senior Developer, Blockchain Job Number: 130-17/18 Location: Regina, Saskatchewan Find this Location Closing Date: September 14, 2017 Division: Information Technology Language Requirement: English Term: Permanent Experience as full stack developer required Work on emerging technologies, build proof of concepts and collaborate with business teams to identify the right solution. What you’ll do: Lead […]

by pmnationtalk on August 30, 20170 Views

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FCC supports Ontario and Quebec customers impacted by excessive moisture

FCC supports Ontario and Quebec customers impacted by excessive moisture Aug 30, 2017 Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is offering support to customers in parts of eastern Ontario and western Quebec facing financial hardship as a result of excessive moisture during this year’s growing season. Many producers in that area are facing a cash shortfall since […]

by pmnationtalk on August 30, 2017515 Views

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FCC snapshots show why agriculture is one of Canada’s key sectors

FCC snapshots show why agriculture is one of Canada’s key sectors The livestock sector takes the red ribbon as the hottest sector in Canadian agriculture based on projected cash receipts over the next 12 months, according to Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) agriculture economics team. “It seems like almost everything with four legs or feathers is […]

by pmnationtalk on August 29, 2017637 Views

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FCC contributes $1.5 million to 78 community projects across Canada

Regina, Saskatchewan – Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is giving $1.5 million through its FCC AgriSpirit Fund to 78 community groups across Canada to support rural capital projects. In honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary, the fund was increased from $1 million. “The FCC AgriSpirit Fund is an investment in rural Canada,” said Sophie Perreault, FCC executive […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017645 Views

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FCC profits benefit agriculture and rural Canada: annual report

FCC profits benefit agriculture and rural Canada: annual report Jul 20, 2017 Regina, Saskatchewan – A strong financial performance enables Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) to enhance products and services for customers, give back to communities and provide free learning opportunities for the entire industry, said FCC president and CEO Michael Hoffort, in releasing the federal Crown […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 2017699 Views

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FCC says now is a good time to review financing strategy

FCC says now is a good time to review financing strategy Regina, Saskatchewan – Farmers and agribusiness operators should take the opportunity to review their financial strategies following this week’s modest increase in the Bank of Canada’s overnight interest rate, says FCC’s Chief Agricultural Economist J.P. Gervais. The Bank of Canada increased its overnight target […]

by pmnationtalk on July 12, 2017504 Views

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Fruit prices pressured from strong supplies

Fruit prices pressured from strong supplies Jun 28, 2017 Regina (Saskatchewan) – As Canadians enjoy fresh, local fruit this summer, producers can expect mixed results from the fruits of their labour this fall. In 2016, Canadian and United States fruit growers increased their production, but didn’t necessarily see the demand to match, leading to an […]

by pmnationtalk on June 28, 2017750 Views

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Canada’s food and beverage processing sector performing well

Canada’s food and beverage processing sector performing well Canada’s food and beverage exports have nearly doubled over the past decade and the sector continues to stand out from the rest of the country’s manufacturing industry, according to J.P. Gervais, chief agricultural economist for Farm Credit Canada (FCC). Canada’s food and beverage manufacturing sector – which […]

by pmnationtalk on May 4, 2017293 Views

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Canada’s farmland values lost steam in 2016, FCC report says

Canada’s farmland values lost steam in 2016, FCC report says Regina, Saskatchewan – Average farmland values in Canada continued to climb in 2016, but lost steam in most provinces, according to Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) latest Farmland Values Report. Canada’s farmland values showed an average increase of 7.9 per cent in 2016, compared to a […]

by pmnationtalk on April 10, 2017916 Views

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FCC AgriSpirit Fund Marks Canada’s 150th Anniversary with Additional Funds

Mar 13, 2017 Regina, Saskatchewan – Farm Credit Canada is now accepting applications from registered charities and non-profit organizations in rural Canada for the FCC AgriSpirit Fund. The fund will award $1.5 million in funding this year to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary. The application deadline is April 17, 2017 and FCC will announce the selected […]

by pmnationtalk on March 13, 2017715 Views

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FCC Expression Fund awards $50,000 to eight minority language projects

FCC Expression Fund awards $50,000 to eight minority language projects Regina, Saskatchewan – For 10 years, Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has been contributing to the vitality of Canada’s official languages through the FCC Expression Fund. This year, $50,000 was awarded to eight minority language projects across Canada. The fund recipients for 2017 are: • Conseil de développement […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 2017685 Views

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Loonie has greatest influence on 2017 agriculture outlook

Loonie has greatest influence on 2017 agriculture outlook Jan 04, 2017 Regina, Saskatchewan – Canadian agriculture benefited from a relatively low dollar throughout 2016 and this trend is expected to continue into 2017, according to J.P. Gervais, Farm Credit Canada’s chief agricultural economist. Gervais is forecasting the dollar will hover around the 75-cent mark and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 20171278 Views

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FCC contributes $122,750 to 253 4-H clubs across Canada

FCC contributes $122,750 to 253 4-H clubs across Canada Regina, Saskatchewan – The Farm Credit Canada (FCC) 4-H Club Fund is providing $122,750 to 253 4-H clubs across Canada to support various local events and activities. The fund is part of FCC’s annual $250,000 contribution to 4-H Canada. This contribution, in addition to supporting local […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 20161187 Views

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Canadian agriculture attracting interest and opportunities

Canadian agriculture attracting interest and opportunities Feature article for republication There appears to be a growing interest in agriculture education in Canada, along with an increasing number of job opportunities in the industry, according to Statistics Canada data and a couple of independent surveys. Statistics Canada data reveals there were a total of 12,168 students […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 20161446 Views

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FCC expands support for young farmers

Dec 07, 2016   Farm Credit Canada is increasing its support for young farmers, doubling the amount of credit available under the FCC Young Farmer Loan. “A big focus of FCC’s mandate is to provide innovative financing products and knowledge to assist the next generation of Canadian farmers,” said Michael Hoffort, FCC president and CEO. […]

by pmnationtalk on December 7, 20161181 Views

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FCC seeks applications for the FCC Expression Fund

FCC seeks applications for the FCC Expression Fund Dec 06, 2016 Regina, Saskatchewan – Farm Credit Canada (FCC) will once again donate $50,000 from the FCC Expression Fund to encourage the use of Canada’s official languages in communities across the country. Successful projects receive between $2,000 and $10,000 to fund initiatives that could include community centres, […]

by pmnationtalk on December 6, 20161063 Views

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Canada well positioned to capture export growth, FCC report says

Canada well positioned to capture export growth, FCC report says Diversity, technology and innovation in agriculture are key to maintaining Canada’s competitive position in supplying food to the world, according to Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) latest Canadian Agriculture’s Productivity and Trade report. “The wide variety of sectors is an underlying strength of Canadian agriculture as […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 20161076 Views

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FCC again recognized among Canada’s best employers

FCC again recognized among Canada’s best employers Farm Credit Canada continues to be among the nation’s best employers, according to the annual Aon Hewitt Best Employers study. “FCC is a great place to work. Our employees are passionate about agriculture and we care about our customers,” said Michael Hoffort, FCC president and CEO. “The Aon […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 20161184 Views

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FCC supports Prairie customers impacted by wet weather

FCC supports Prairie customers impacted by wet weather Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is offering support to customers in parts of the Prairies facing financial hardship as a result of widespread excessive moisture that has impacted the growing season, delayed harvest and reduced the quality of this year’s crop. Areas within Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba have […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 20161011 Views

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FCC Drive Away Hunger provides over 6.7 million meals

FCC Drive Away Hunger provides over 6.7 million meals Farm Credit Canada (FCC), along with its partners, participating schools and volunteers, have provided over 6.7 million meals for food banks nationwide, far surpassing this year’s goal. “FCC Drive Away Hunger is about working with our partners, FCC offices and schools across Canada toward a common […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20161092 Views

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Category: SportsText

Olympic athlete Clara Hughes headlines FCC Forum speaker series

Olympic athlete Clara Hughes headlines FCC Forum speaker series Regina, Saskatchewan – Over the last 10 years, more than 50,000 people involved in Canadian agriculture have been inspired through Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) Forums and this year promises more uplifting insight. In the coming months, FCC Forums will feature presentations from Clara Hughes, six-time Olympic […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 20161165 Views

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Category: GeneralText

FCC Drive Away Hunger tractors tour Canada in October

Sep 13, 2016 Farm Credit Canada (FCC) and its partners across the country launched the 13th annual FCC Drive Away Hunger with a goal of providing four million meals for Canada’s food banks. This year, FCC Drive Away Hunger tractor tours will take place during the week of October 10 in British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 13, 2016727 Views

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FCC report reflects continued financial stability in agriculture

FCC report reflects continued financial stability in agriculture Canadian farmers are in a strong position to meet their financial obligations, despite plateauing farm incomes and slowing land appreciations, according to FCC’s 2016-2017 Outlook for Farm Assets and Debt Report. “This financial strength allows the industry to invest even more in the innovation and productivity it […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 2016653 Views

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FCC contributes $1 million to 78 community projects across Canada

FCC contributes $1 million to 78 community projects across Canada Aug 29, 2016 Regina, Saskatchewan –  Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is giving $1 million through its FCC AgriSpirit Fund to 78 community groups across Canada to support rural capital projects. “At FCC, we are passionate about giving back to the communities where our customers and employees […]

by ahnationtalk on August 29, 20161267 Views

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FCC’s Annual Report Reflects Customer Success

FCC’s Annual Report Reflects Customer Success Regina, Saskatchewan – Helping small and medium-sized farms and agribusinesses succeed continues to be the key to Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) success, according to Michael Hoffort, FCC president and CEO. “Our business is built on strong customer relationships, knowing our customer’s business and ensuring they have the support they need […]

by pmnationtalk on July 22, 20161113 Views

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Agriculture producers shape public perception, FCC survey says

Agriculture producers shape public perception, FCC survey says Jul 12, 2016 Regina, Saskatchewan – Canadian producers recognize the importance of public perception and see themselves playing a lead role in sharing information about their operations and practices to maintain their social license to operate, according to a recent Farm Credit Canada Vision panel survey. FCC’s […]

by pmnationtalk on July 12, 20161384 Views

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