- Feb. 14, 2014
-- AgSouth Farm Credit CEO Bill Spigener recently announced that Charles C. Rucks of Spalding County, Ga., has been elected chairman of AgSouth Farm Credit’s Board of Directors. Ruck most recently served as vice chairman of the Board.
Rucks has been a member of the Association’
s Board of Directors since 1988 and currently serves on the Board’s Policy, Audit, Governance, Executive, Compliance and Compensation committees. He is a beef and hay farmer and a retired dairy farmer. He is also President of the Spalding County Farm Bureau and is a member of the Upper Flint River Water Council.
AgSouth Farm Credit is one of the strongest agricultural lending cooperatives in the Southeast. As of December 31, 2013, AgSouth had more than 8,100 members, $1.59 billion in assets and $285 million in capital and allocated accounts.
AgSouth Farm Credit provides loans for land, equipment and production agriculture;
crop insurance; leasing; and home mortgages. The association is headquartered in Statesboro, Ga., with administrative offices in Spartanburg, S.C., and Orangeburg, S.C. The cooperative’
s 24 branches serve 59 Georgia and 34 South Carolina counties. For more information on AgSouth, contact Lisa Gunter, CFO, at 800-310-4805 extension 6737 or email LGunter@AgSouthFC.com.