Farm Credit Services of America builds on its commitment to support youth in agriculture by giving back to the community. On May 17 Kay Mernin of Farm Credit Services of America was on hand to present 10 FFA Handbooks to the Alta FFA chapter, lead by instructor Andy Zinnel, for the 2006-2007 school year.
"Farm Credit Services of America is pleased to make this investment in the youth of tomorrow's agriculture," stated Mernin. "The future of agriculture lies within its youth. That is why Farm Credit Services of America is so heavily involved in FFA, 4-H and other local, state and national agricultural youth programs."
The handbooks provide background information on FFA activities, benefits and opportunities that every FFA student needs. In addition to the handbooks, FSCAmerica provided Zinnel with the Advisor's Guide, which contains lesson plans, teaching ideas, transparency masters, handouts and quizzes .
Farm Credit Services of America is proud to finance the growth of rural America, including the special needs of young and beginning producers. With over 64,000 customers, assets of $9.7 billion, and a patronag program, FCSAmerica is one of the largest providers of credit and insurance services to farmers, ranchers, agribusiness and rural residents in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. Learn more at www.fcsamerica.com.