Joetta T. White, UT area specialist for the Tennessee AgrAbility program, proudly accepted a donation to the program from Farm Credit Mid-America. This program provides assistance to farmers, agricultural workers, and farm family members (spouses and children) affected by a disability.
The donation from Farm Credit will be used to help offset costs for AgrAbility customers in obtaining assistive technologies devices to make their farming easier with their disability.
"At Farm Credit, we are committed to the future of agriculture," said Tim Williams, regional vice president with Farm Credit in west Tennessee. "AgrAbility shares this mission in their work to allow disabled farmers to overcome obstacles in continuing to farm. We are proud to provide funding to help them ensure that these individuals are able to continue doing what they love--producing food, fuel, and fiber."
Farm Credit Mid-America is a financial services cooperative, and has served the credit needs of farmers and rural residents across Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee for nearly a century. Backed by the strength of nearly 100,000 customer-members and $20 billion in assets, Farm Credit Mid-America provides loans for real estate, operating, equipment, housing and related services such as crop insurance, and vehicle, equipment, and building leases. For more information, call 1-800-444-FARM or visit them on the web at www.e-farmcredit.com.
Submitted by Joetta White