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Seven Principles of a Cooperative

1. Voluntary and Open Membership

Cooperatives are voluntary organizations; open to all people able to use their services and willing to accept the responsibilities of membership, without gender, social, racial, political, or religious discrimination.

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Update: Hurricane Florence Preparations

Due to the potential impact of Hurricane Florence, the following AgSouth offices will be closed Thursday and Friday:

Aiken
Allendale
Batesburg
Orangeburg
St. Matthews
Summerville
Walterboro

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Hurricane Florence Preparations

Hurricane Florence is a serious storm. While the most current tracks appear to indicate landfall in the Pee Dee or Cape Fear regions, our territory continues to be in harms’ way.

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AgSouth Farm Credit Awards $25,000 in Grant Funds to Farmers Markets

STATESBORO, GA – March 19, 2017: AgSouth Farm Credit Marketing Director Christy Smith has released the names of the recipients of AgSouth’s Think Outside the Store® farmers market grant. The Association is distributing $25,000 in grant funds to local markets throughout AgSouth’s territory to use for advertising and promotion.

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AgSouth Farm Credit Reports Record Net Earnings of $55.3 Million and Will Distribute $32.4 Million in Profits to Members

STATESBORO, Ga. (February 23, 2018) – AgSouth Farm Credit CEO Pat Calhoun announced that the customer-owned cooperative had record net earnings of more than $55 million during 2017. He says that, "The association remained strong in 2017, and loan volume grew by approximately five percent. We are able to announce a healthy return of profits to our members through our patronage distribution program for the 30th consecutive year."

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AgSouth Farm Credit Photo Contest Announced

STATESBORO, GA (February 1, 2018) – AgSouth Farm Credit Marketing Director Christy Smith says that the association is accepting entries for its 2018 "mAGnificent" Photo Contest. The contest is open to anyone residing in the 59 Georgia and 34 South Carolina counties served by AgSouth.

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AgSouth Directors Re-Elected at Annual Meeting

AgSouth Farm Credit CEO Pat Calhoun announced that four directors were re-elected to AgSouth’s board of directors at this month’s annual meetings. Meetings were held in Griffin and Statesboro, Ga., and Clinton and Orangeburg, S.C.

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AgSouth Farm Credit Reports Net Earnings of $40.1 Million Returns $28.5 Million to Members

AgSouth Farm Credit Chief Executive Officer Pat Calhoun recently announced that the customer-owned cooperative had net earnings of more than $40.1 million during 2016. He stated that, “The association remained strong in 2016, and loan volume grew by approximately five percent. We are able to once again announce a healthy return of profits to our members through our patronage distribution program.”

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