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May 30, 2017
Farm Credit of the Virginias recently announced Alexa Talkington as their new loan officer. A native of Alvy, West Virginia, Alexa will work out of the Clarksburg, WV office.
Talkington has a strong agricultural background having earned a Bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness Management & Rural Development as well as a Masters in Agriculture, Natural Resources & Design from West Virginia University. In addition to her academic background, Alexa grew up raising hogs for the FFA ham & bacon sale.
Prior to joining Farm Credit of the Virginias, Talkington held the role of County Executive Director with the Farm Service Agency in Kingwood, WV.
When asked what she’s most excited to bring to Farm Credit as a new employee, she replied, “I am excited to bring my education and experience working directly with farmers to help the customers in our area meet their financial goals”.
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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