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Southern AgCredit Awards $31,000 in Scholarships to Local Students

Southern AgCredit, a rural financing cooperative, is pleased to announce its 2022 scholarship recipients. The co-op awarded a total of $31,000 in scholarships to 28 students. To qualify, each applicant had to be a current Southern AgCredit borrower, or a …

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Rural Lending Co-op Hires Customer Service Representative in Ridgeland

Southern AgCredit recently hired Casey Spence as a customer service representative in its Ridgeland branch office. The rural lending cooperative specializes in financing land and agricultural operations in Mississippi and Louisiana. Spence holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Mississippi …

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Southern AgCredit Promotes Britny Hester to Chief Financial Officer

RIDGELAND, Miss. – Southern AgCredit, a rural lending cooperative, recently promoted Britny Hester to chief financial officer. Hester is a certified public accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree from Mississippi College. She joined Southern AgCredit in April 2013 as the …

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Southern AgCredit Hires New Employees

Southern AgCredit, a rural lending cooperative, recently hired three new team members:   Stephen Bass is vice president of lending for the Newton branch office. He was vice president of Community Bank in Meridian for the past 8 years. Before Community …

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Southern AgCredit Promotes Rural Lending Co-op Staff Members

RIDGELAND, Miss. – Southern AgCredit recently promoted six employees. Ted Murkerson, chief credit officer, was promoted from senior vice president to executive vice president. He began his Farm Credit career in 1992 working for Northwest Florida Farm Credit and later …

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Southern AgCredit Holds Ceremonial Groundbreaking for New Headquarters and Branch

Southern AgCredit held a groundbreaking ceremony on December 14, 2021, celebrating the start of construction on its new headquarters and branch. The new building will be located at 306 Commerce Center Drive in Ridgeland, Mississippi.  The rural lending cooperative specializes …

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Southern AgCredit Promotes Seven Associates

Southern AgCredit, a rural lender serving Mississippi and Louisiana, recently promoted seven employees. Brent Barry was promoted to regional president. Barry holds a bachelor’s degree in forest management from Mississippi State University. After graduation from MSU, he worked at Forest …

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Farm Credit Administration Releases Interactive Timeline

The Farm Credit Administration has published an interactive historical timeline on the U.S. Farm Credit System.

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Directors Bell and Eubanks Reelected to Southern AgCredit Board

RIDGELAND, Miss. — Stockholders of Southern AgCredit recently reelected Bryan “Scott” Bell of Lena, Mississippi, and Charles “Allen” Eubanks of Lucedale, Mississippi, to the lending cooperative’s board of directors. They will each serve three-year terms. Bell is the owner/operator of …

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