Farm Credit Services of America provides FFA student handbooks to Hitchcock-Tulare students

COURTESY PHOTO Hitchcock-Tulare School students receiving FFA student handbooks through Farm Credit Services of America include, front row, from left, Jed Waldner, Caden Miller, Raymond Cole, Kyle Hamilton, Briar Kloss, and adviser Mike Brink; and in back, Lindsey Haskell, Caden Bottom, Elliot Hartford, Andy Brooker, Danielle Nowell, Jack Boomsma, and Zach Gilbert.

TULARE — Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica), a customer-owned financial cooperative, presented FFA Handbooks for the 2018-19 school year to students at  Hitchcock-Tulare High School in Tulare.
The FFA Chapter is led by agriculture instructor Mike Brink.
The student handbooks are information-packed and provide necessary background information on FFA activities, benefits and opportunities for FFA students. The handbooks are designed specifically for 7th through 10th graders and contain information about FFA in a fun, easy-to-follow format.
“Farm Credit Services of America is pleased to make this investment in our local community high schools,” said Jason Edleman, regional vice president, FCSAmerica Huron, SD. “ Providing educational support to our future producers and agribusiness leaders is one of many ways we support rural America.”
Financial Officer, Lindsey Haskell Farm Credit Services of America was on hand to present 12 FFA handbooks. FCSAmerica has been providing FFA handbooks to local high schools for more than 17 years.
Farm Credit Services of America is a customer-owned financial cooperative proud to finance the growth of rural America, including the special needs of young and beginning producers. With more than $26.4 billion in assets and $4.7 billion in members’ equity, FCSAmerica is one of the region’s leading providers of credit and insurance services to farmers, ranchers, agribusiness and rural residents in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming. Learn more at


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