Farm Credit Director of Innovation, Strategy and Development Appointed to Keystone Development Center’s Board of Directors

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Local agricultural lender, MidAtlantic Farm Credit, announces the appointment of Andrew Rose, director of innovation, strategy and development, to the board of directors for the Keystone Development Center.

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“Cooperative organizations serve a critical role in our communities,” says Rose. “As a cooperative association ourselves, Farm Credit fully embraces this unique organizational model."

Andrew Rose, MidAtlantic Farm Credit’s director of innovation, strategy and development, has been appointed to the board of directors for the Keystone Development Center. Rose will be serving as the organization’s treasurer, with his term beginning this month.

The Keystone Development Center is a non-profit corporation headquartered in Ephrata, Pennsylvania, funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. The organization, which was established in 1999, provides technical and research assistance to businesses who wish to operate under the cooperative model across Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and New Jersey.

“Cooperative organizations serve a critical role in our communities,” says Rose. “As a cooperative association ourselves, Farm Credit fully embraces this unique organizational model. The Keystone Development Center works to support the inception and on-going operations of successful cooperatives, and I am very excited to join their team to help them continue to fulfill their mission.”

For more information about the Keystone Development Center, please visit kdc.coop.

About MidAtlantic Farm Credit

MidAtlantic Farm Credit is an agricultural lending cooperative owned by its member‐borrowers. It provides farm loans for land, equipment, livestock and production; crop insurance; and rural home mortgages. The co-op has over 11,400 members and over $2.71 billion in loans outstanding. MidAtlantic has branches serving Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. It is part of the national Farm Credit System, a network of financial cooperatives established in 1916 to provide a dependable source of credit to farmers and rural America.

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