Georgia Farm Credit Associations Scholarship
The Farm Credit Associations of Georgia are part of the nationwide Farm Credit System, a lending cooperative established in 1916 to provide a dependable source of credit to farmers and rural America. Today, Farm Credit institutions continue to provide competitive loan and leasing programs to meet the credit needs of agriculture and our rural communities.
The Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics is proud of its long-standing relationship with the Farm Credit Associations of Georgia. The Associations have sponsored scholarships in the department since 1994 and hired numerous AAEC graduates. The continual support of the Farm Credit Associations of Georgia is greatly appreciated.
More about the Farm Credit Associations of Georgia
The Farm Credit Associations of Georgia are comprised of AgGeorgia Farm Credit, AgSouth Farm Credit and Southwest Georgia Farm Credit, with each association serving a different part of Georgia. Each association is owned independently by its member-borrowers and governed by its member-elected board of directors.
As agricultural lending cooperatives, the Farm Credit Associations of Georgia distribute profits to members through a patronage refund program. Since 1988, the Farm Credit Associations of Georgia have distributed well over $900 million to their member-borrowers throughout Georgia, significantly reducing their members’ cost of borrowing. To find the Farm Credit association that services your area, go to www.georgiafarmcredit.com.
For more information about employment opportunities and loans with the Georgia Farm Credit Associations, please access the following websites: