April - May 2019

Accumulating Knowledge and Skills

Technology has driven changes in how we share information, what we're willing to share, how we communicate and collaborate, and from where we're able to work. Skills that used to be just desirable in an employee, such as knowing Microsoft Office, are now essential, and what used to be considered "soft skills" are now becoming increasingly important.

Accumulating Knowledge and Skills to Thrive in the New World of Work

Technology is evolving at a faster and faster rate, offering companies unheralded opportunities to access information, streamline processes and improve communication. Accessing the power of these tools to develop our employees and deliver valuable benefits to our clients is a driving force behind a series of FCC Services initiatives that tap into technology to accumulate knowledge and skills. Read More.


System Spotlight           


Farm Credit Organizations Capitalize on Information Sharing Tools

Across Farm Credit, organizations are employing powerful digital platforms to enhance internal communication flow and support collaboration, often across multiple locations and to include remote employees. Read More.


Services Spotlight          


FCC Services Pilots Two Powerful New Programs

In an increasingly competitive and information-driven world, it's imperative that organizations empower their employees to continually expand their knowledge and develop new skills. Taking that to heart, FCC Services recently piloted two valuable programs – Rivers of Information and FreshBiz – that are now also available to the organization's clients. Read More.


Risk Management Corner          


Risk Management and Insurance Services Team

Over the past few years, FCC Services has enhanced the Risk Management and Insurance Services (RMIS) team, building a group of highly knowledgeable professionals dedicated to delivering exceptional service to the Farm Credit Captive Insurance Company's clients.
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Passkey Featured Partner          


From developing new skills to completing required training, Passkey Partner DigitalChalk offers a comprehensive, turnkey eLearning platform that supports organizations' learning and development programs and delivers personalized, scalable and cost-effective training. Read More.

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Company News

New Partner Announcement: Passageways

Passageways is a Software as a Service (SaaS) provider with a laser focus on elevating the performance of boards. Passageways offers a leading board portal solution called OnBoard, a board meeting solution that securely connects organizations, their directors and committees to meeting agendas, minutes, approvals, calendars, policies and procedures. Read More.

Staples Supports FCC Services Relocation

FCC Services recently relocated to a new custom-designed office space, a year-long process supported extensively by Staples' design and project management services. Staples, a Passkey Partner, provided office layout and design services, furniture selection, move-in planning and post-move follow up services, an end-to-end solution that enabled a very smooth and successful move. Read More.

Calendar of Events

Learning Conference

Inspire Experience

June 24-26, 2019
Loews Vanderbilt Hotel
Nashville, TN

The FORUM for Ag Lending

Activate Experience

September 23-25, 2019
Newport Beach Marriott
Newport Beach, CA

Director Leadership Conference

Collective Experience

November 19-21, 2019
The Broadmoor Hotel
Colorado Springs, CO




RAAW Conference

Strengthen Experience

August 26-28, 2019
The Westin Copley Place
Boston, MA

Farm Credit Sales Leaders Conference

October 15-17, 2019
W Fort Lauderdale Hotel
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Gettysburg Leadership Experience

Open Enrollment Programs

  • September 24-26, 2019
  • October 15-17, 2019
  • October 29-31, 2019

Young Professionals Program

  • June 10-13, 2019

Retreat & Resilience - New Program for Alumni

  • September 3-5, 2019