Berry Crop Updates: Strawberry and Blueberry Forecasts

The latest berry crop updates indicate opportunities and challenges for the country’s two favorite berries.

The respective seasons for the country’s two favorite berries—strawberries and blueberries—are quickly approaching. Both berries see their earliest harvests in Florida, with other southeast states like Georgia following closely. Keep reading for berry crop updates that indicate what’s in store for the growers of these two commodities.Read More

Stanley the Steer Enter to Win Contest – Winners Announced!

The Stanley the Steer contest from the Sunbelt Ag Expo still needs to award seven winners their fun prizes. Read below to see if you’re a winner. 

The Sunbelt Ag Expo wrapped up in Moultrie, Georgia on October 20th, and it was the best one to date. Stanley the Steer and the AgAmerica Lending team have headed back home to Central Florida. However, we have some unfinished business to take care of first before we get back to helping the nation’s growers and producers strengthen their agribusinesses. Read on to find the winners of the Stanley the Steer Contest.Read More

Beef recipes and #AgAmericaEats from these cattle industry states: Georgia and South Carolina

Looking for warm and tasty beef recipes to enjoy on a chilly fall evening? These two #AgAmericaEats recipes featuring beef as a main ingredient will hit the mark for a warm and cozy meal.

The beef cattle industry is the largest sector in agriculture in the U.S., proving that beef truly is “what’s for dinner.” With the weather turning cooler, it’s the perfect time to try out new beef recipes that offer warm, savory meals for the entire family. Below you’ll find beef recipes from two cattle industry states that are sure to please.Read More

Stanley the Steer’s Roadtrip on His Way to the Sunbelt Ag Expo

Stanley the Steer had nine stops to make at significant ag landmarks before he went to the Sunbelt Ag Expo this October. Find out where he’s stopped, why it’s important to ag, and how you can join in the fun with our photo contest.

The Sunbelt Ag Expo is scheduled for this October 18-20, but first AgAmerica Lending sent Stanley the Steer on a nine-state trip throughout the Southeast to visit sites that are important to agriculture. You can track Stanley’s progress and enter a photo contest to win one of ten prizes. Check out Stanley’s stops and contest rules below.Read More

Where Has Stanley Stopped on His Way to the Sunbelt Ag Expo?

Stanley the Steer had nine stops to make at significant ag landmarks before he went to the Sunbelt Ag Expo this October. Find out where he’s stopped, why it’s important to ag, and how you can join in the fun with our photo contest.

The Sunbelt Ag Expo is scheduled for this October 18-20, but first AgAmerica Lending sent Stanley the Steer on a nine-state trip throughout the Southeast to visit sites that are important to agriculture. You can track Stanley’s progress and enter a photo contest to win one of ten prizes. Check out Stanley’s stops and contest rules below.Read More

The Who, What, Where, and When of the AgAmerica Lending team at the Sunbelt Ag Expo

Find out the details of exactly where and when you can find the AgAmerica Lending team at the Sunbelt Ag Expo 2016, especially so you can enter the Stanley the Steer contest.

The Sunbelt Ag Expo is a premier ag trade show, and the AgAmerica Lending team is on the way to this year’s event, held in Moultrie, GA from October 18th through the 20th. For attendees, the show offers the opportunity to see what’s new in the agriculture industry, to learn about new techniques in farming and ranching, and the chance to be among industry peers.Read More

Stanley the Steer Can’t Wait for the Sunbelt Ag Expo, in Moultrie GA, But First…

Stanley the Steer is on his way to the Sunbelt Ag Expo; find out how following his progress can earn you one of ten prizes.

The Sunbelt Ag Expo is October 18-20, but Stanley the Steer is already on his way. He’s stopping at nine different ag landmarks and locales on his way to highlight their importance in agriculture.Read More

Top crops for expanding your ag operation with a Georgia land loan

Find out which leading crops are a good option for your ag operation and a Georgia land loan.

If you’re considering a Georgia land loan for an ag operation in The Peach State, you’re in good company! One in seven Georgians are employed by the ag industry. Agriculture is one of the leading industries in Georgia, and there are a lot of reasons why a Georgia land loan would be a smart investment. Explore the top crops grown in Georgia below.Read More

Commodity Focus: Pairing Forest Farming Alternative Crops with Timber

Forest farming offers options for timber producers to diversify their operations and find new income streams for their agribusinesses.

Timber producers are turning to forest farming as a way to diversify with alternative crops. Unlike their row crop counterparts, timber producers have a long-term crop that takes years to mature, not just a season. However, there are a variety of shade-loving plants and crops that prefer the darker conditions found under timber’s forest canopy that can be grown and harvested for a profit. Explore the benefits and options found in the world of forest farming below.Read More

September Peanut Tour Puts Georgia Peanuts on Display

Georgia peanuts were front and center at the 30th annual Georgia Peanut Tour in Tifton, Georgia, this September 13–15.

There are many large ag commodities in Georgia, but as the official state crop, Georgia peanuts are king. Georgia is the top peanut-producing state, and their peanut industry was showcased at the 30th annual Georgia Peanut Tour. The tour was scheduled for September 13th through the 15th in Tifton, Georgia. Read More