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Chandler Promoted To Managing Director of Poultry Division

Date: 05/08/2020

Ben Chandler of Madison, MS was recently promoted to Managing Director of the Poultry Division for First Financial Bank. Chandler is a 2010 graduate of Mississippi State University with a BS in Agricultural Economics. He worked for the Mississippi Poultry Association as their Grower Relations Coordinator until 2013 when he became a lending officer for First Financial's Carthage, MS location.

Two MSU Seniors Awarded 2019 First Financial Bank Scholarships

Date: 12/20/2019

First Financial Bank of Carthage recently awarded two scholarships totaling $1,500 per year to two poultry science seniors at Mississippi State University. A committee of educators chose the recipients and the funding was provided through the Mississippi Poultry Foundation.

2018 Farm Bill Brings Changes to FSA's Farm Loan Programs

Date: 07/22/2019

On December 20, 2018, President Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill into law which brought about some fundamental changes to the USDA Farm Service Agency's (FSA) farm loan programs. One of the most significant changes to the FSA farm loan programs was increasing loan limits for FSA's guaranteed and direct Farm Ownership and Operating Loans.

When You Want to Sell Your Poultry Farm - Some Practical Advice

Date: 04/26/2019

Over the past couple of years, we have seen an increase in poultry farms being bought and sold.

Two MSU Seniors Awarded 2018 First Financial Scholarships

Date: 12/11/2018

First Financial Bank of Carthage recently awarded two scholarships totaling $1,500 per year to two poultry science seniors at Mississippi State University.