2024 Annual Stockholders’ Meeting of Southern AgCredit Information Statement

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Southern AgCredit Promotes Two Associates

Southern AgCredit recently promoted Pam Vitteck to business systems administrator I and Shera Sivley to business administrator II.  Vitteck holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Master of Business Management from the University of Maryland …

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Southern AgCredit Awards $33,000 in Scholarships to Local Students

Jimmie Dick Carter Scholarship ($2500) must attend MSU and major in Ag related fieldGeorgia Neill                      McCarley, MS Emery Skelton Scholarship ($2500) must attend MSU and major in Ag related field – preference to be given in the DeltaJacob Rutherford             Rolling …

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Southern AgCredit’s Annual Stockholders’ Meeting

You are cordially invited to attend the Annual Stockholders’ Meeting of Southern AgCredit which will be held: Tuesday, May 7th, 2024Embassy Suites 200 Township PlaceRidgeland, MS 39157Registration: 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Business Meeting: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Customer …

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Southern AgCredit Hires New Staff Member in Hattiesburg Branch Office

Southern AgCredit recently hired Brittney Cooper as a customer service representative in its Hattiesburg branch office. Cooper graduated from Jones College.  She brings experience in banking, entrepreneurship, and agriculture.  Cooper is also a customer-owner at Southern AgCredit.  Cooper and her …

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Southern AgCredit Hires Customer Service Representative in Gulfport 

Southern AgCredit, a rural lending cooperative, recently hired Dru Brakefield as a customer service representative in its Gulfport, Mississippi branch office.   Brakefield attended Pearl River Community College and plans to pursue a degree in communications. Before joining Southern AgCredit, she …

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Southern AgCredit Contributes to Wildfire Relief Efforts for Texas Panhandle

In response to recent devastating wildfire outbreaks impacting much of the Texas Panhandle and parts of Oklahoma, Southern AgCredit along with several Farm Credit System organizations have joined forces to contribute funds to support extensive recovery and relief efforts. Several …

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Southern AgCredit Returns Record $12.4 Million in Cash Patronage to Customer-Owners 

The board of directors at Southern AgCredit, a rural lending cooperative, returned a record-breaking $12.4 million in cash patronage to its customer-owners in late February.          The customer-owned cooperative shares its surplus earnings with borrowers once capital requirements for future …

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Southern AgCredit Promotes Brooks Hall to Ruston Branch Manager

Southern AgCredit recently promoted Brooks Hall to branch manager of the Ruston branch office.  Hall joined Southern AgCredit in 2021 as a loan officer in its branch office in Brookhaven, Mississippi. He started his career as an examiner in the …

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Southern AgCredit Promotes Joseph Linton to Senior Credit Administrator

Southern AgCredit, a rural lending cooperative, recently promoted Joseph Linton to senior credit administrator.     Linton joined Southern AgCredit in November 2013 as a credit analyst, then he was promoted to senior credit analyst in 2018. Before joining Southern AgCredit, he …

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Apply Now for Southern AgCredit Scholarships!

Each applicant must be a current Southern AgCredit borrower or a current borrower’s child, grandchild, or spouse. The deadline for entry is March 20, 2024, and the winners will be notified in April. Visit http://www.southernagcredit.com/scholarships to learn more!

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Southern AgCredit Supports Children’s of Mississippi Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders

Southern AgCredit held the Jingle Bell Jog in December 2023. The race featured a half marathon, 10K, 5K and Kids Run. It started and ended at our new headquarters in Ridgeland, Mississippi. Race proceeds benefitted Children’s of Mississippi Center for …

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Southern AgCredit Stockholders Visit Capitol Hill During Young Leaders Program

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Jingle Bell Jog – turn by turn directions for all races

Jingle Bell Jog Turn By Turn 5k, 10k, Half Marathon*Subject to change* 5K and 10K: Leave Southern AgCredit’s parking lot onto E Parkway PlaceTurn left on Highland Colony Parkway traveling southGo halfway through the roundabout and take a right onto …

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Southern AgCredit Hires Loan Administrator in Ruston Branch Office

Southern AgCredit, a rural lending cooperative, recently hired Morgan Ritter as loan administrator in its Ruston branch office. Ritter holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Louisiana Tech University.  She began her career in the banking industry in 2014.  Ritter …

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Rural Lending Co-op Hires Customer Service Representative in Hattiesburg  

Southern AgCredit recently hired Haley Herring as a customer service representative in its Hattiesburg branch office.  Herring was raised on a family-owned and operated cattle farm in Perry County, Mississippi.  She is a graduate of Pearl River Community College and …

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Director Appointed to Southern AgCredit Board

The board of directors of Southern AgCredit recently appointed Jonathan Hollingshead of Flora, Mississippi, to the lending cooperative’s board.  Hollingshead will serve a three-year term. Hollingshead is the CEO and sole owner of Business Communications, Inc. (BCI).  BCI is a …

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Southern AgCredit Hires Loan Administrator in Ruston    

Southern AgCredit recently hired MaKayla Sadler as a loan administrator in its Ruston branch office.  Sadler graduated from West Monroe High School and attended the University of Louisiana at Monroe.  She began her professional career with BAFS in Monroe where …

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Jingle Bell Jog 2023

Jingle Bell Jog 2023 Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, Kids Fun Run for Children’s of Mississippi Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders IT IS BACK! Mark your calendars for the 2023 Jingle Bell Jog Half Marathon presented by Southern AgCredit. The …

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Director Elected to Southern AgCredit Board

Stockholders of Southern AgCredit recently elected Loyd Dodson of Haughton, Louisiana, to the lending cooperative’s board of directors. He replaces retired director Thomas C. “T.C.” Hall of Gloster, Louisiana.  Dodson will serve a three-year term.

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Southern AgCredit Hires New Office Administrator in Greenville Branch Office

Southern AgCredit recently hired Lenoir Andrus as an office administrator in its Greenville branch office.

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Southern AgCredit Welcomes Three Summer Interns

Southern AgCredit recently hired three summer interns: Hayden Kilgore, Coltin Taylor and Whitney Watts.  These students will work an 8-week rotation through the rural lending cooperative beginning June 5 and concluding July 28.  They will spend time working in Southern AgCredit branches as well as in different departments at the Ridgeland administrative office.

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Rural Lending Co-op Hires New Employee in Ruston

Southern AgCredit, a rural lending cooperative, recently hired Walker Burchfield as a loan officer in its Ruston, Louisiana branch office. 

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Southern AgCredit Hires Alicia Ledbetter as Human Resource Manager

Alicia Ledbetter joins Southern AgCredit as Human Resource Manager in its Ridgeland administrative office.  Ledbetter holds an associate’s degree from Hinds Community College.  She comes to Southern AgCredit with 8 years of human resource experience and earned her SHRM-CP in June 2020.  She is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management and the Capital Area Human Resource Association.  She is also a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Banking. 

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Southern AgCredit CEO Phillip Morgan Testifies Before U.S. Senate in Support of the 2023 Farm Bill

Phillip Morgan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Southern AgCredit, a rural lender serving Mississippi and Louisiana, recently testified before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee hearing on Commodity Programs, Credit and Crop Insurance.

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Southern AgCredit Awards $23,000 in Ag Scholarships to Mississippi and Louisiana Students

Southern AgCredit, a rural financing cooperative, is pleased to announce its 2023 scholarship recipients. The co-op awarded a total of $23,000 in scholarships to 20 students.

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Spring Operating Lines of Credit for Farms

Consider the benefits of getting a spring Operating Line of Credit for your farm. This loan can help with crop inputs, feed, labor, and more.

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Southern AgCredit Provides Meals in Tornado-Stricken Rolling Fork, Mississippi

On Friday, March 24, 2023, tornadoes ripped through a small farming community in the Mississippi delta. Rolling Fork, a town in our servicing territory, was shattered.

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Moseley Meadows

Benton and Kate Moseley are the owners and operators of Moseley Meadows, an agricultural-focused, family-friendly, agritourism farm in Madison County, Mississippi.

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Southern AgCredit Hires Loan Officer in Hattiesburg Branch Office

Southern AgCredit recently hired Garren Berry as a loan officer in its Hattiesburg office.  The rural lending cooperative specializes in financing land and agricultural operations in Mississippi and Louisiana.

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Southern AgCredit Promotes Twelve Associates

Southern AgCredit, a rural lender serving Mississippi and Louisiana, recently promoted twelve employees.

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