Carolina Farm Credit Supports FFA and 4-H through Sporting Clays Events

The Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina Support FFA and 4-H through Sporting Clays Events

STATESVILLE, NC – Carolina Farm Credit, Cape Fear Farm Credit, and AgCarolina Farm Credit are proud to be hosting the fifth annual Pull for Youth Sporting Clays events benefitting NC 4-H and FFA.

Join us for a fun day of sporting clays shooting at one of four great courses in our state. By taking part as a participant, you are helping Farm Credit support the future of agriculture and rural America by giving back to NC 4-H and FFA. Lunch will be provided, and there will also be raffles with great prizes.

AgCarolina Farm Credit:     Carolina Farm Credit:         Cape Fear Farm Credit:

October 22                              October 22                              November 19 (Two events)

Hunters’ Pointe                       Cleghorn Gun Club                 Drake Landing & Low Country Preserve

Washington, NC                     Rutherfordton, NC                 Fuquay-Varina & Tabor City, NC

Agriculture is the number one industry in North Carolina. By providing funds to NC 4-H and FFA, the Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina are working together to make sure tomorrow’s leaders in agriculture have a bright future. Join us as we work together to honor the contributions of these organizations and enable opportunities for young people in our rural communities.

Since the inception of the Pull for Youth Sporting Clays Events, the Farm Credit Associations of NC have raised $415,000 for North Carolina 4-H and FFA. The events are made possible by the support of hundreds of sponsors, shooters, and volunteers.

Individual shooter registrations are $100. Pre-registration is required to participate in each of the sporting clays events. Please visit or contact for more information.

Carolina Farm Credit is a stockholder-owned cooperative providing financing to full and part-time farmers and agricultural-related businesses and also provides financing for the construction and purchase of homes in 54 counties through 29 branch offices. Appraisal and Leasing services are also available

For over 100 years, Farm Credit has been supporting rural communities and agriculture with reliable, consistent credit and financial services. 

Carolina Farm Credit serves over 11,500 members with loans outstanding totaling more than $1.7 billion.  The association’s territory covers the western half of North Carolina, with branch offices located in Albemarle, Asheboro, Asheville, Browns Summit, Burnsville, Carthage, Conover, Ellerbe, Graham, Hendersonville, Jefferson, Lenoir, Lexington, Lincolnton, Monroe, Murphy, Pilot Mountain, Roxboro, Rural Hall, Salisbury, Shelby, Siler City, Sparta, Spindale, Statesville, Taylorsville, Wilkesboro, Yadkinville, and Yanceyville.

Directors for Carolina Farm Credit are David M. Coltrane, Chairman, Pleasant Garden; Vickie N. Smitherman, Vice-Chair, East Bend; John M. Barnard, Statesville; E. Bernard Beck, Seagrove; W. Rex Bell, Statesville; Mark A. Bray, Lawsonville; Leslie G. Sparks, DVM, Sparta; Joseph A. Lail, Shelby; Clark M. Newlin, Haw River; Thomas E. Porter, Jr., Concord;  Eric McPherson, Snow Camp; D. Kaleb Rathbone, Waynesville; Dan A. Hunsucker, Conover; L. Kim Starnes, Salisbury; Dr. Alton Thompson, Summerfield.