AgCarolina announces veteran eLearning program

Published 10:28 pm Sunday, August 13, 2017

RALEIGH — AgCarolina Farm Credit is seeking farmer veterans to enroll in its Ag Biz Basics course.

The eLearning course is being offered to military veterans with the goal to assist them in bringing their agribusiness vision to life. Whether they’re aspiring agricultural entrepreneurs, returning to a family business or interested in being involved in agriculture, the online course can help bring those dreams to life by partnering with the agriculture lending experts at AgCarolina Farm Credit.

The Ag Biz Basics course is hosted by Farm Credit University and consists of four online modules made up of interactive services, discussions and real life application examples.

Module topics include: lender relationship; cash flow planning; balance sheet; income statement.

“This is our second year offering the Ag Biz Basics curriculum to our military veterans in N.C. Those with connections to defense and agriculture operations often reflect many of the timeless values that built our nation. Ag Biz Basics is a program seeking to provide an avenue for partnership between our agriculture lending experts at Farm Credit and those who serve and protect our American freedoms. Through building a network in the agriculture industry and learning about the financial aspects of operating an agricultural business, Farm Credit can guide them to success in a second career,” said Dave Corum, president and CEO of AgCarolina Farm Credit.

The application deadline for Ag Biz Basics is Sept. 30. For more information and to apply, please visit