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Next Generation of Agriculture
Growing the leaders of tomorrow through youth investments, scholarships, on-campus programming and farm and financial readiness training and support.
Growing the Next Generation of Agriculture
At Farm Credit Mid-America, we believe one of the best ways to secure agriculture’s future is to continually cultivate the next generation, from the young and beginning farmers who desire to farm to the youth engaged in the industry who will one day serve them.
Our investments are preparing the future of agriculture to lead our industry through:
- Youth investments
- On-campus programming
- Farm and financial readiness training and support
Our Commitment to the Next Generation
Developing Youth in Agriculture
Helping youth in agriculture develop their own unique talents and explore interests in a broad range of agricultural career pathways.
Fueling Tomorrow’s Leaders
Helping guide, train, resource and prepare today’s students to be tomorrow’s innovators in food sciences, security, safety and more.
Standing Behind Young and Beginning Farmers
Arming the next generation of farmers with the production agriculture resources and financial skills they need to find success and passion in the industry.
Investing in the Next Generation
11,000+ FFA State Degrees
Sponsored in the last five years
Awarded in the last five years
Invested in youth and young farmer initiatives over the past five years
Without programs like this I wouldn’t be in agriculture. There were too many hurdles for me to jump. The Heifer Initiative gave me the leg up and the opportunity to follow my passion and be involved in this industry.