BRYAN, Tx – To further strengthen its commitment to youth in agriculture, Capital Farm Credit is continuing its tradition to award 100 scholarships to Texas students.

Orange Grove High School Senior Elise Hesseltine was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Capital Farm Credit's Robstown branch office. 

In addition to various scholarships given through colleges and universities, as well as other methods, each of Capital Farm Credit's branch offices across the state is awarding at least one $1,000 scholarship.

"A big part of our mission is to help rural areas grow and thrive by providing farmers and ranchers with the capital they need to make their businesses successful," said Ben Novosad, chief executive officer. "We're also proud to help build the next generation of agricultural producers through our scholarship program. By supporting Texas' youth, we're helping invest in the vibrancy of rural communities throughout Texas."

To see a running list of scholarship winners, visit

For more than 100 years, Capital Farm Credit has supported rural communities and agriculture with reliable, consistent credit and financial services. Capital Farm Credit is a proud member of the Farm Credit system and serves more than 21,500 members, with loans outstanding totaling more than $7.2 billion. Headquartered in Bryan, Texas, Capital Farm Credit has offices serving 192 of Texas’ 254 counties.

For more information about its financial services, patronage dividend program and office locations, visit