Southwest Georgia Farm Credit held its Annual Stockholders’ Meeting on Tuesday, February 18 at the Bindery at Oakland in Leesburg. Nearly 250 members and guests attended. Members of the agricultural lending cooperative voted for one Board of Director position, re-electing James H. Dixon, Jr. Members also elected the 2021 Nominating Committee: Steven L. Brock, Fred V. Bostick, Trevor Lee Pollock, Jr. and Linda Lodge Godwin. Alternates for the Nominating Committee: Jimmy Clifton and E. Lanier Jordan. The Annual Meeting provides an opportunity for members to review the Association’s financial performance, as well as learn about the upcoming year’s business plan objectives.
Headquartered in Bainbridge, Georgia, Southwest Georgia Farm Credit (www.SWGAFarmCredit.com) supports farmers and farm businesses, as well as rural property owners, providing safe, sound, dependable financing. The association is part of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of agricultural and rural lending institutions cooperatively owned by their borrowers. Farm Credit helps maintain and improve the quality of life in rural America and on the farm, through its constant commitment to competitive lending and expert financial services.