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Andrea at fair in 2013

Maryland Agribusiness

Despite the challenges we all faced this year as a result of the pandemic, agribusiness throughout the Bank’s market area continued as crops were planted, livestock was raised, and our food supply...


Farmer in peach orchard

Adaptation is the key

As COVID-19 and its profusely challenging side effects continue to test the United States, it is important to remember you are not alone in this. Adaptation is the key to navigating our new...


Farm Credit

How Can Beginning Farmers Build Credit?

A good credit score is invaluable for young adults aspiring to be farmers. A solid credit foundation is essential when applying for a loan to purchase a piece of equipment or your first farm....


National Ad Day, Ag Lender, Agribusiness, Agriculture

Just Another Day in the Life of and Ag Lender

Andrea Foore, our Agribusiness Lending Officer, agreed to “farm sit” for friends while they were away. On a recent very cold morning, Andrea awoke to temperatures of zero degrees. Andrea went to...


How is Technology Impacting Agribusiness?

When most people hear the term Agribusiness, they tend to think only of agricultural production. Though Agribusiness includes this type of farming activity, it also encompasses the whole gamut of...