Ag Tech: Increasing Efficiency with Apps and Farm Technology

Discover how ag apps are the farm technology you already have in your back pocket.

Farm technology has always driven the advancement of agriculture; in today’s world that means agriculture apps that can be downloaded to a cell phone or tablet for easy access in the field. In a recent article by AgAmerica in Farm Flavor, we explored how farming and agriculture apps can improve your ag operation.Read More

National Nutrition Month: Growing Nutrient-Rich Crops in the U.S.

In honor of National Nutrition Month, take a look at the agricultural trend of growing nutrient-rich crops.

March is National Nutrition Month, and it’s been heralded by a number of positive news stories concerning nutrition. For instance, there’s the fact that water has overtaken soda as the nation’s #1 selling beverage. Improving the nation’s nutrition has been a long time coming, and the dividends are beginning to pay off. Take the trend of growing nutrient-rich crops; this trend became popular because consumers are increasingly looking for the most quality for their caloric buck. Not only do consumers increasingly choose more nutrient dense food, such as fresh produce over processed junk foods, they also want the nutrient density of the healthy foods they eat to be as high as possible. Explore the details of this trend and those foods that have the most beneficial nutrients, like polyphenol antioxidants, below.Read More

Power of 10: Telling the Story of Our Agricultural Line Of Credit

AgAmerica’s agricultural line of credit offers a host of benefits, but don’t just take our word for it; see what agribusiness owners are saying about the success they’ve had with our 10-year LOC.

At AgAmerica, we’re pretty proud of our custom loan packages, especially when they include our agricultural line of credit (LOC). We know it’s a unique product in ag lending that offers many benefits to the agribusinesses that take advantage of it. We think our clients do a great job describing the successes they’ve found using our 10-year LOC, so we’re sharing their stories with you. Read some of the testimonials from real customers below to uncover all the ways our 10-year line of credit can help you and your agribusiness.Read More

The Importance of Soils in Land Management

Soils and land management must go hand-in-hand if you’re looking to improve harvests and crop quality.

The latest studies in agriculture show once again that we need to pay closer attention to our soils. We can do a better job of understanding it, protecting it, and amending it. Soil is the thin layer of particles and organic matter on the surface of the Earth where plants grow. Though it may not seem it to us, it is quite a thin layer, and it’s easily lost. When we take care of soil, it can help us to grow bigger, healthier yields and feed more people on less acreage. Don Harden recently talked about Central Florida soils in Central Florida Ag News. Read what he shared—and a bit more—below.Read More

Top 10 Ag Finance Buzzwords

These ag finance buzzwords can add clarity when exploring the ins and outs of ag loans and the loan application process.

Interested in pursuing an agricultural land loan? As the nation’s premier agricultural lender, AgAmerica helps the country’s ranchers and farmers succeed in financing their agribusinesses. We aim to strengthen their operations with our custom loan packages featuring low interest rates, long amortizations, and an outstanding 10-year line of credit. Below is a list of common financial buzzwords and their definitions. Better understanding them will help you navigate the loan application process.Read More

The Power of 10 to Back You Up: AgAmerica’s 10-year Line of Credit

AgAmerica’s 10-year line of credit is a common sense option for meeting the lending needs of those in the country’s agriculture industry.

Those in the industry know all too well about the ups and downs of running a successful ag operation— and that the lending needs of that operation could change on a dime. From machinery breakdowns and livestock vet bills to market changes and catastrophes like bad weather, a farmer’s or rancher’s need to borrow money or review all of their ag financing options can change quickly. That’s why AgAmerica created its unique, no-hassle 10-year line of credit: to give those in the ag industry the lending flexibility to meet any financial need their agribusiness might face without taking time away from the farm or ranch. Explore all the benefits and unique attributes of AgAmerica’s 10-year line of credit below.Read More

In the Pasture: Ranch Land Management Challenges and Resources

Ranch land management challenges are many, but there are solutions for every obstacle.

The challenges of ranch land management are many, but the resourcefulness of the country’s cattlemen and women means no problem is insurmountable. Relying on a blending of tradition and innovation, cattle operations find ways to face the challenges of ranch land management and continue to prosper. We’ve rounded up some of the greatest hurdles as well as supplied resources and solutions below.Read More

Money Minute: financial steps your agribusiness should take to be ready for the new year

Get a jump on planning for next year to prepare for growth for your agribusiness in 2017.

As the year draws to a close and the new year is on the horizon it’s time to start thinking about next year’s goals. It’s time to make sure your business plan is set for your agribusiness for a successful growing and harvesting year in 2017.  Consider these important financial reminders below to ensure your game plan is solid.Read More

Cultivating Great Farmers: Traits to Grow On

Wondering what makes great farmers tick? We’ve talked to experts in the field to zero in on those traits that define the best farmers

There are a lot of great farmers in the United States. You likely know at least a few, if not more. These great farmers are always succeeding, whether it’s with a new crop, a new concept or the latest pest in the field. We talked to an array of ag industry experts to pin down those traits that make a farmer “great.”Read More

The Many Advantages of High-Oleic Peanuts for Southeast Growers

Explore the advantages that Southeast peanut growers will enjoy when they shift to high-oleic peanuts due to consumer demand.

The peanut industry is on a roll, with high demand for peanuts in both domestic and overseas markets. However, a lot of that demand is for high-oleic peanuts, and the majority of peanut growers in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina grow the Bailey variety, a non-oleic peanut. Seeds for new high-oleic varieties are available, and many growers are contemplating switching the peanut variety they grow. Find all the advantages of new high-oleic peanuts for Southeastern growers below.Read More