8/27/18 AgCountry Farm Credit Services Gifts Wisconsin FFA $10,000Farm Credit group is new partner with the Wisconsin FFA Foundation
MADISON, Wis. [August 27, 2018] – AgCountry Farm Credit Services has sponsored a $10,000 gift to the Wisconsin FFA Foundation as a new benefactor of the non-profit organization, which supports the Wisconsin Association of FFA and other agricultural education partners statewide.
AgCountry is supporting Wisconsin FFA members as a Leadership Partner, Convention Partner and offering chapter grants to meet the greatest need in the areas it serves. Wisconsin FFA continues to grow and thrive, with a 39-year-high in membership, more than 21,000 members wearing the iconic blue and gold corduroy jacket in the state.
“This donation is an investment in the next generation of agricultural leaders,” says Marc Knisely, AgCountry’s CEO. “The Wisconsin FFA Foundation plays a critical role in growing and cultivating young individuals. We commend them for all their great work.”
As part of the Farm Credit System, AgCountry employs nearly 600 credit and financial services specialists throughout central Wisconsin, western Minnesota and eastern North Dakota, where the headquarters is located. It has 37 locations and works with more than 18,000 farmers and ranchers in the Midwest.
The Wisconsin FFA Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) organization, unites individuals, organizations and companies who share a common interest in the advancement of agriculture and community leadership through FFA. You can support today’s FFA members by supporting the programs that have been core tenets of the FFA: proficiency awards, career development events, state FFA degrees, sectional leadership workshops, scholarships, chapter awards, agri-science fair, state FFA convention and state officer support. Learn more about the Wisconsin FFA Foundation and sponsorship opportunities by visiting www.wisconsinffafoundation.org.