Posts Categorized: News

Farm Bill 2014

The 2014 Farm Bill provides many options. To help you navigate your way through the 2014 Farm Bill, United FCS formed a team of professionals called the ULEAD team. ULEAD’s goal is to provide you with information and resources to help you better understand the options available. Row Crop Programs (ARC & PLC, SCO) MPP-Dairy

Farm Credit donates $25,000 to food hub project

A picture of United FCS presenting a check to the Willmar Food Hub

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Adam Ulbricht Adam.Ulbricht@unitedfcs.com Office: 320.214.5076 Cell: 320.249.5577 Willmar, Minn., Nov. 11, 2014 – In an effort to help connect local food producers with consumers, two Farm Credit organizations – United FCS and AgriBank – donated $25,000 to a new food hub that will be opening its doors in Willmar. “As a… Read more »

American Farmer Program Featuring AgriBank, Farm Credit Associations to Debut Oct. 28 on RFD-TV

Program explores risks and opportunities facing agricultural producers St. Paul, Minn., Oct. 21, 2014─ An episode of American Farmer featuring AgriBank and several of its affiliated Farm Credit Associations will debut at 7:30 a.m. Central time on Oct. 28 on RFD-TV. This episode of American Farmer will highlight key challenges and opportunities in today’s agricultural… Read more »

United FCS Board Member Elected to Farm Credit Council Community Leader

United FCS Board Member Elected to Farm Credit Council Community Leader Stan Claussen Farms in the Benson-Montevideo Area FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Willmar, Minn. (Oct. 17, 2014) — Stan Claussen, a Montevideo, Minn.-area farmer and member of the board of directors of Willmar-based United FCS, has been elected to the board of directors of the Farm… Read more »

2014 United FCS Election Results

  Director Election Results AREA  A Mary Kay Van Der Geest AREA  D Greg Jans Nominating Committee Election Results AREA  A Thomas Hoffman Ray D. Melander AREA  B Kent Lonning Mitch Malm William Scholze – Alternate AREA  C Brian Hicks Mark Malecek AREA  D Richard Bergstrom Lance A. Piepenburg

KARISSA FETTIG JOINS UNITED FCS

Contact: Lynda Hauge, HR Director United FCS (320) 214-5007 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 27, 2014 – Karissa Fettig recently joined United FCS as a Financial Services Officer in the Willmar Office. As a relationship manager, she will be serving the business needs of agriculture producers and businesses in the local area by providing credit, financial… Read more »

CHAD KETTERHAGEN JOINS UNITED FCS

Contact: Lynda Hauge, HR Director United FCS (320) 214-5007 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 27, 2014 – Chad Ketterhagen recently joined United FCS as a Financial Services Officer in the Thorp Office. As a relationship manager, he will be serving the business needs of agriculture producers and businesses in Clark County by providing credit, financial services… Read more »

MARK KUBESH JOINS UNITED FCS

Contact: Lynda Hauge, HR Director United FCS (320) 214-5007 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 4, 2014 – Mark Kubesh recently joined United FCS as a Financial Services Officer in the Olivia Office. As a relationship manager, he will be serving the business needs of agriculture producers and businesses in Renville County by providing credit, financial services,… Read more »

Farm Credit organizations contribute $40,000 to support rural telemedicine in western Minnesota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Farm Credit organizations serving rural communities in Minnesota have joined to contribute $40,000 to a “telemedicine” initiative in the western part of the state. AgStar Financial Services, AgriBank, CoBank and United FCS made the contribution to Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Health, in Minneapolis. The grant will enable cardiologists at Abbott… Read more »

American Farmer to Feature AgriBank District Farm Credit on Upcoming RFD-TV Episode

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DMG Productions explores agricultural finance St. Paul, Minn.─  AgriBank announced today that it and several of its affiliated Farm Credit Associations will be featured in an upcoming episode of American Farmer,airing later this year on RFD-TV. AgriBank is a wholesale bank that provides funding to 17 retail Farm Credit Associations that lend… Read more »