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February 03, 2015
VIRGINIA – [Jan 2015] Charles (Chuck) Horn of Mt. Solon, VA has been elected by the Farm Credit of Virginias stockholders as the newest member of the Board of Directors.
Chuck owns and operates Delta Spring Farm, Inc. which consists primarily of beef and poultry with his wife and two children. Chuck’s beef operation utilizes AI breeding along with purebred Angus bulls. The farming operation is also able to background and finish approximately 600 head annually. Chuck has been in the poultry business for 27 years raising both turkeys and broilers.
He has served on the Virginia Poultry Federation Board for seven years, the FSA County Committee for six years and is currently serving as chairman of the Augusta Petroleum Cooperative Board. Chuck is a strong believer that cooperatives help keep agriculture strong.
CEO Dave Lawrence said, “We are excited to have Chuck as a member of our Board of Directors and see him as an asset to the board as well as to our customer-owners. He has an in-depth understanding of the agriculture industry which is hard to come by.”
Farm Credit of the Virginias provides over $1.5 billion dollars in financing to more than 10,000 farmers, agribusinesses and rural homeowners throughout Virginia, West Virginia and western Maryland. Farm Credit is a cooperative capitalized largely through investments made by farmers, ranchers and the rural homeowners and businesses that borrow from them. Farm Credit helps maintain and improve the quality of life in rural America and on the farm through its constant commitment to competitive lending, expert financial services and for facilitating and sharing knowledge and resources through the Farm Credit Knowledge Center. For more information, visit www.FarmCreditKnowledgeCenter.com or www.FarmCreditofVirginias.com.
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