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…

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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…

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High Plains Farm Credit 2017 Land Report

Kirk Green – Sr. Appraiser Phillipsburg Office The year-end land value trends for the association have recently been completed and offer an interesting look at what land values are doing in our area. Our association keeps records of land sales in our area and each year we analyze these sales…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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Thank you for 38 years Vickie!

Vickie Leiker, of Ness City, is retiring at the end of this year after 38 years of service. Over the years, Vickie has been an integral part of the Association holding various roles throughout her career, most recently as part of Association’s accounting group. “My favorite thing is just being…

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Farm Credit History – The BioStar

Many of you may remember the Farm Credit logos developed in 1963. Prior to that Farm Credit had hundreds of logos, so an effort was made to develop a more streamlined, purposeful logo. A circular emblem was produced to represent Farm Credit’s all inclusive services. As one Farm Credit article…

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