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United FCS to pay out $6 million in cash patronage

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Adam Ulbricht adam.ulbricht@unitedfcs.com 320.214.5076   Willmar, Minn. – United FCS member-owners will soon receive patronage checks, as the Association announces a return of $6 million. The payout follows another strong year, despite challenging market conditions. “The ag economy is not where a lot of farmers would like it to be right… Read more »

Ashley Kieke joins UNITED FCS

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Contact: Lynda Hauge, HR Director United FCS (320) 214-5007 December 22, 2016 – Ashley Kieke recently joined United FCS as a Tax Accountant and will be based in the Litchfield, Minn., office. As a tax accountant, she will provide accounting services work for Willmar and Litchfield customers; including tax planning, tax preparation, farm records, and… Read more »

Local ag professional recognized for long time membership

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Glendale, CO – October 27, 2016 – James D. Hagedorn, ARA with United Farm Credit Services in Willmar, MN, was recently recognized by the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) for 30 years of Membership within the Organization. Hagedorn is an agricultural professional who provides services for clients which may include farm and… Read more »

United FCS announces new hire & staff transition

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Contact: Lynda Hauge, HR Director United FCS (320) 214-5007 December 2, 2016 – Deb Grong recently joined United FCS as a Sr. Customer Service Representative (CSR) and Kelli Anderson is transitioning to the role of Insurance Specialist. Deb & Kelli will both be based in the Marshall, Minn., office. As a Sr. CSR, Deb will… Read more »

Sharon Chandler joins UNITED FCS

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Contact: Lynda Hauge, HR Director United FCS (320) 214-5007 November 3, 2016 –Sharon Chandler recently joined United FCS as a Tax Assistant in the Olivia Office. As a seasonal tax assistant, she will provide clerical support to the tax team including front line customer service. Chandler resides in Olivia and has over 15 years of… Read more »

Farm Credit Association Boards Vote to Recommend Merger

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Contact:              Eric Vinje                             Eric.vinje@agcountry.com                             701.282.9494                             Adam Ulbricht                             Adam.ulbricht@unitedfcs.com                             320.214.5076     Fargo, N.D. – Providing reliable and consistent credit to agriculture and rural communities has been Farm Credit’s mission for 100 years. In an effort to better expand opportunities for member-owners, the Boards of United FCS and AgCountry Farm… Read more »

Kendra Dubbeldee joins UNITED FCS

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Contact: Lynda Hauge, HR Director United FCS (320) 214-5007 November 3, 2016 – Kendra Dubbeldee recently joined United FCS as a Tax Associate and will be based in the Marshall, Minn., office. As a tax associate, she will provide accounting services work for Marshall and Madison customers; including tax planning, tax preparation, farm records, and… Read more »

Farm Credit System donates $550,000 to the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center

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                                                                                                                                             Contact: Melissa Bender                                                                                                       920-693-1372                                                                                           Melissa.Bender@gotoltc.edu   Manitowoc, Wis., Oct. 11, 2016 — The Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center (WAEC) has officially broke ground on a world-class, interactive discovery center that will focus on sustainable… Read more »

Farm Credit associations explore merger

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Contact:    Eric Vinje                   Eric.vinje@agcountry.com                  701.282.9494                   Adam Ulbricht                     Adam.ulbricht@unitedfcs.com                  320.214.5076     Willmar, Minn. – Providing reliable and consistent credit to agriculture and rural communities has been Farm Credit’s mission for 100 years. In an effort to better expand opportunities for member-owners, the Boards of Directors for AgCountry Farm Credit Services, based in… Read more »

Gina Redetzke joins UNITED FCS

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Contact: Lynda Hauge, HR DirectorUnited FCS(320) 214-5007 June 20, 2016 – Gina Redetzke recently joined United FCS as a Certified Appraiser. She will complete real estate appraisals primarily in the 12-county area served by the United FCS Wisconsin retail marketplace. Redetzke graduated from the University of Wisconsin River Falls with a Bachelor of Science degree… Read more »