Greenstone Farm Credit Services honored at Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame ceremony

Wisconsin State Farmer
The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation honored GreenStone Farm Credit Services on May 24. Pictured (from left) are Wisconsin 4-H Foundation President Linda Funk, WLC Member Jasmine Brown (Rock County), and Dean and Director of UW-Extension Karl Martin.

MADISON – The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation announced on May 24, that GreenStone Farm Credit Services was honored as a major partner and contributor at the 2017 Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame Gala.

“We are truly grateful for the support of generous partners, like GreenStone,” says Brenda Scheider, Executive Director for the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation. “Our partners help 4‑H create cutting-edge, relevant programs for young people to learn real-world skills that will prepare them for the challenges of today and tomorrow, moving communities, the state, our county and the world forward in ways no other youth organization can.”

“GreenStone understands the importance of organizations, such as the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation, who are dedicated to advancing agriculture,” says GreenStone President and CEO, Dave Armstrong. “The future of our industry resides in the youth of today, and GreenStone is pleased to support such programs that are focused on developing agriculture’s next generation of leaders.”

GreenStone provides financial services to the agricultural industry and lending products for the purchase, improvement, construction or refinance of residences along with financing future home sites and recreational land. 

Nearly 150,000 youth participate in the Wisconsin 4-H program, with the majority hailing from urban areas of the state.  More than 22,000 volunteers support the program. GreenStone FCS helps support all their efforts.