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Sep 22, 2022

First JumpStart Grants Awarded

Out of 50 applicants, we have chosen five winners to receive a $10,000 JumpStart grant for 2022!

Jun 8, 2022

Announcing our Board Election Results

We have concluded our 2022 election process and the results of our recent director elections are in.

Mar 28, 2022

Scholarship Announcement

Announcing the ten - $1,000 scholarships awarded to children and grandchildren of Alabama Ag Credit customers.

Mar 17, 2022

Lucky Day for Some South Alabama Residents

Alabama farmers and rural property owners who borrow money from Alabama Ag Credit are receiving a record $12.1 million in cash from the lending cooperative this year.

Jan 11, 2022

New CFO Named

Alabama Ag Credit has named Heather Smith as the new senior vice president and chief financial officer.

Jun 29, 2021

Outside Director Named to Board

The Alabama Ag Credit board of directors has named Roman McLeod as an additional outside director.

Jun 8, 2021

2021 Board Election results

Our stockholders have elected two local agriculture leaders to serve on the board of directors for our financial cooperative.

May 3, 2021

Financial Expert Role

For the past 15 years, we have had the pleasure of working with appointed board member, Ken Love. His term expired at the end of April. Ken has served as the financial expert on the board during his time with us, and his contributions have been significant.

Apr 28, 2021

Scholarship Recipients Selected

Through the selection process, the following ten students rose above through their involvement, academics, references, and essay submissions and will receive the 2021 scholarship.

Mar 12, 2021

Alabama SAE Grant Winner

Alabama's SAE grant recipient was Wyatt Allen, a senior, who is part of the Benjamin Russell FFA Chapter in Alex City. Wyatt used the grant to add to his herd of Angus cattle. Nearly 6,000 students nationwide competed for the grants.

Feb 18, 2021

$11.2 Million in Patronage

We are returning over half of our 2020 profits to the Alabama farmers and rural property owners who borrow money from us. This amount equates to a record $11.2 million in cash, which is equal to a full percent of the interest our customers paid in 2020.

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Dec 18, 2020

Support for Alabama 4-H

Alabama Ag Credit is a generous sponsor of Alabama 4-H through both annual donations as well as donations to their capital campaign.

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Dec 17, 2020

Employee Giving Success

Alabama Ag Credit team members stepped up in 2020 and raised $5,795 for the Christmas Clearinghouse!

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Dec 16, 2020

Support for AWF

Alabama Ag Credit is a proud supporter of the Alabama Wildlife Federation.

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Dec 9, 2020

Hataway Honored for Board Service

At the December 2020 board meeting, Mr. David Hataway, was honored for his service on the board of directors for Alabama Ag Credit.

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Dec 8, 2020

2020 Outstanding Young Farm Family

Congratulations to Ben & Bethany Johnson, 2020’s Outstanding Young Farm Family, who received their prize package during the Alabama Farmers Federation 99th Annual Meeting

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Oct 20, 2020

Alabama FFA State Convention

This year, during the 2020 virtual Alabama FFA 92nd Annual State Convention, FFA students from across the state registered to win a YETI bucket & Alabama Ag Credit swag for themselves & their chapters

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Sep 2, 2020

Hurricane Relief Funds

Throughout the last few months, a lot of water has been dumped on residents across south Alabama, causing historic flooding and a path of destruction. As an Alabama agricultural cooperative who understands the devastation, Alabama Ag Credit actively helped the Gulf Coast with relief efforts.

Aug 5, 2020

Board Appoints Outside Director

At its most recent board meeting held on August 5th, Alabama Ag Credit’s board of directors appointed Richard Stabler to fulfill a three-year term as an outside director

Jul 9, 2020

Training - Mental Health & Stress

As part of our mission to support rural communities and agriculture during this difficult farm economy, we are able to provide free, online training materials focused on mental health and stress management.