October 13, 2022
Cape Fear Farm Credit and AgCarolina Farm Credit announce their Young, Beginning and Small Farmer Conference to be held on Thursday, October 20. Join Cape Fear Farm Credit and AgCarolina Farm Credit for a free, one day conference filled with keynote speakers, which includes Rob Sharkey and Michelle Miller. Cape Fear Farm Credit and AgCarolina Farm Credit understand the unique needs of young, beginning and small farmers and are excited to host this knowledgeable event. The Young, Beginning and Small Farmer Conference will take place at Cape Fear Winery, located at 195 Vineyard Drive, Elizabethton, NC 28337. Details for the Young, Beginning and Small Farmer Conference can be found here.
Young, Beginning and Small Farmer Conference Speakers and Breakout Sessions
Rob Sharkey, also known as the Shark Farmer, will launch the Young, Beginning and Small Farmer Conference with his keynote, “Sharks Don’t Swim Backwards” highlighting his experiences as a grain farmer and success as a businessman.
Followed by breakout sessions, attendees will have the opportunity to select between several robust small group opportunities including, “Mrs. SharkFarmer-bringing value to your farm”, “Unboxing the Future - Getting beyond the labels”, “The Art of Listening- an interactive breakout session with the SharkFarmer”, and “Farm School on Wheels - Financial Planning for Your Business”. View the agenda.
Michelle Miller, also known as The Farm Babe, will deliver her keynote to close the Young, Beginning and Small Farmer Conference. “Bridging the Gap between Farmers and Consumers” will touch on her farming roots and bring real, unbiased education and facts from real farmers and leading industry experts.
Reservations for the Young, Beginning and Small Farmer Conference are required and can be made at Cape Fear Farm Credit’s Website. Reservations are available through October 12. For additional questions, contact Janna Bass at firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited.
About Cape Fear Farm Credit
Cape Fear Farm Credit is an agricultural lending cooperative owned by its member-borrowers. It provides loans for land, equipment, livestock and production as well as rural home mortgages and rural living. Cape Fear Farm Credit has branches serving Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Cumberland, Duplin, Harnett, Hoke, New Hanover, Pender, Robeson, Sampson, and Scotland counties. 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.
About AgCarolina Farm Credit
AgCarolina Farm Credit is a farmer-owned financial cooperative with headquarters in Raleigh. They are the leading provider of credit to farmers in central and eastern North Carolina. Loans are made to finance land, homes, farm buildings, operating expenses, livestock, and equipment, as well as other purposes. Credit life insurance, appraisal services, and leasing are also available through AgCarolina Farm Credit. Branch locations are in Ahoskie, Elizabeth City, Greenville, Halifax, La Grange, Louisburg, New Bern, Raleigh, Rocky Mount, Smithfield, Swan Quarter, and Williamston.