Kevin Swayne

Wrapping Up 2018

I think the old adage is 100% accurate: “Time goes by faster as we get older.” I am still struggling to come to grips with the fact we are wrapping up 2018. This has been a challenging and, in most cases, a rewarding year for our stockholders. We started the year with low commodity prices…

Beef Battalion Donation

Donation to Beef Battalion

High Plains Farm Credit Donates to Beef Battalion High Plains Farm Credit partnered with CoBank’s sharing success program to donate $10,000 to the All American Beef Battalion (AABB). The AABB, also known as Steaks for Troops, is a group of individuals involved in the United States beef cattle industry working to support our service members…

2018 Farm Bill Is On The Move

Kevin SwaynePresident & CEO In April, High Plains Farm Credit held stockholder appreciation events at each branch location.  This is one of the highlights of our year, when we take time to stop, say thank you, and show appreciation to you, our customer-stockholders, for doing business with High Plains Farm Credit. The events were well…

Internship Turns Into Job Opportunity

MacKenzie ThornburgAppraisal Trainee | Larned Office My name is MacKenzie Thornburg, and I just finished my spring internship at High Plains Farm Credit. I grew up in Great Bend, Kansas and headed to college right after high school. In college I was on the Livestock Judging Team and involved in Block and Bridle, Colligate Farm…

An Association to be Proud of!

Matt Thielen | Director When I moved back to my family farming operation in 2008, the wheat price was over $9/bu, milo was close to $5/bu, and feeder cattle were around $0.90/cwt—with feeders getting as high as $2.20/cwt.  Since then we have seen grain and cattle prices go up and down, droughts, and changes in…

Proud FHSU Supporters!

Directors, Staff and HPFC are proud supporters of Fort Hays State University. High Plains Farm Credit sponsored the January 18th games against Missouri Western. Directors, Staff and families cheered the Tigers to victories and threw out mini-basketballs to the crowd.

Record Dividends

Kristen WindscheffelChief Financial Officer Because at High Plains we understand that our success is dependent on your success, we are proud to announce that our Board of Directors approved a $4,400,000 cash patronage payout to be returned to stockholders in April. The payout will be based on business conducted with High Plains during 2017 and…