AgCountry Farm Credit Services in Crookston presented Fertile-Beltrami High School with FFA Handbooks for the school year.

    The handbooks are given to FFA first year ‘greenhands’ to be used throughout the four-year FFA program.  Amber Petry, senior customer service representative in Crookston, presented handbooks to FFA instructor Whitney Rupprecht and FFA member Britton Fuglseth.

    This is the 42nd year that the Farm Credit Services associations in North Dakota have donated FFA Handbooks to agricultural students in area schools. This year, approximately 80 high school agriculture education programs in Minnesota and North Dakota will receive over 2,600 of student handbooks for the start of the 2018/2019 school year from the Farm Credit Services associations in North Dakota.

    For over four decades, nearly 79,000 books have been presented to FFA-first year 'greenhands' to be used throughout the four-year FFA program.  Farm Credit Services is committed to helping the FFA provide excellence in the teaching and learning of agriculture and its activities in science, technology, production, processing, and related agribusiness activities as well as understand the vital and necessary role of the agricultural industry. Farm Credit Services is proud to support today’s youth who may become tomorrow’s agricultural producers and leaders.

    AgCountry Farm Credit Services is a farmer-owned financial services company providing credit and financial services to customers in eastern North Dakota, western Minnesota and Wisconsin and agribusinesses across the U.S.