Farm Credit Announces Partnership with State Fair of Virginia

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Local agricultural lender, MidAtlantic Farm Credit, announced they are working with two other Farm Credit associations to partner with the State Fair of Virginia to construct a modern livestock show facility.

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“We are so excited to be able to support the youth of Virginia through this partnership” says Tom Truitt, CEO of MidAtlantic Farm Credit. “The building will be available year-round to hold ag-related activities for the community and opportunities for our youth to compete."

Local agricultural lender, MidAtlantic Farm Credit, in conjunction with Colonial Farm Credit and Farm Credit of the Virginias, announced they are partnering with the State Fair of Virginia to construct a modern livestock show facility at the Meadow Event Park in Caroline County, Virginia.

“We are so excited to be able to support the youth of Virginia through this partnership,” says Tom Truitt, CEO of MidAtlantic Farm Credit. “The building will be available year-round to hold ag-related activities for the community and opportunities for our youth to compete.”

Construction has already begun on the facility with an October completion anticipated in time for a youth livestock show. The 42,000 square foot facility, which will be called the Farm Credit Pavilion, is partially enclosed with a (dirt) concrete floor, climate control, and 675 square feet of climate controlled office and restroom facilities.

To learn more about how MidAtlantic Farm Credit supports youth and livestock shows, visit mafc.com/showcase to check out our Virtual Livestock Showcase.

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 11,800 members and over $2.8 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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