Business & Real Estate

Woodland, Yuba City ag students among 12 Farm Credit scholarship winners

Farm Credit West, the Roseville-based agricultural lender, has awarded $1,500 college scholarships to 12 California students, including four in this region. All recipients are focused on ag or veterinary careers.

The local recipients include Woodland residents Eleanor Harlan, currently attending Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and majoring in agriculture business; and Cornelius Kasbergen, a Christian Brothers High School senior heading to Cal Poly as an ag business major.

Also receiving scholarships were Yuba City residents Jasmine Singh, a third-year ag business major at Cal Poly, and William Pearce, a Sutter Union High School senior who will attend Cal Poly as an ag science major.

Farm Credit West has branch offices throughout the state, including Woodland and Yuba City. It’s part of the national Farm Credit System, which provides loans, leases and related services to farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses.

The Roseville lender reported net income of $163 million in 2014, up nearly 4.5 percent over $156 million in 2013.

Call The Bee’s Mark Glover, (916) 321-1184.