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September 14, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias recently announced that Ferrum, Virginia native and current resident Chase Scott has joined the Rocky Mount, Virginia office as a Relationship Manager. Scott will report to Paul Eberly, Regional Sales & Lending Manager with the organization.
Prior to joining Farm Credit of the Virginias, Scott was Area Manager for Dairy Farmers of America, a milk marketing cooperative. He previously served as a Dairy Extension agent in Wythe County, Virginia for the Virginia Cooperative Extension.
“It’s exciting to be working in the community where I grew up, and helping the farmers who are again my neighbors build their businesses,” said Scott. “I believe my agricultural experience, both on my family’s farm and in my professional life, will enable me to serve these customers well.”
Scott holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Dairy Science from Virginia Tech. He was raised on a family-owned and managed beef operation, KC Farms. He is a member of the St. James United Methodist Church in Ferrum, and with his wife, Jessie, is raising their son, Chase David, and daughter, Anna Leigh.
Farm Credit of the Virginias provides over $1.8 billion dollars in financing to more than 11,000 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. In fact, as part of a nationwide network they are the largest single provider of agricultural credit in the United States and have been for 100 years. 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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