Summer Farm Safety: Preventing Heat Stroke on the Farm

Summer farm safety is an important topic.

In addition to farm safety tips concerning tractors, chemicals, and livestock, make sure you look into heat stress prevention tips for farmers as well. Summer is typically one of a farmer’s busiest times, and there is little time or ability to slow down or take a break during the heat of the day. Heat illness in agriculture is a common occurrence, but it can be prevented by following heat safety tips and keeping summer farm safety top of mind.Read More


Shared Land Use: Timber and Cattle Ranch Land

Silvopasture: a timber and cattle ranch concept with reciprocal benefits.

Forests are an important part of our landscape. If you drive through the Southeastern United States, beautiful, expansive forestland spreads out before you, perfect for recreation and hunting. A recent AgAmerica Lending article points out that a timber and cattle ranch concept—called silvopasture—allows our forests to be important both for land and cattle. AgAmerica Loan Processor Doug Moore explains how cattle and sheep can prove beneficial to forest health.Read More


AgAmerica Lending on Risk Management in Farming

The experts at AgAmerica weigh in on risk management in farming.

Risk is an inherent part of the agriculture industry, but most risks can be planned for to mitigate the damages. A recent AgAmerica Lending article shares advice concerning risk management in farming, offering options to help the nation’s growers and producers prepare. Explore the topic of risk management in agriculture below, and read the advice of our industry experts.Read More


AgAmerica’s Focus on Marketing and Agriculture at the NAMA Conference

AgAmerica will be focusing on marketing and agriculture at the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) Conference, the last week of April in Dallas, TX.

The nation’s farmers and ranchers have long had an important job producing and growing the raw materials that feed and clothe the country and beyond, but in this age of technology, they’ve had to add a new task to the list: agriculture marketing. The important connections between marketing and agriculture are set to be examined with laser-like focus at the 2017 Agri-Marketing Conference, hosted by the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA). Slated for April 26th to the 28th in Dallas, Texas, the AgAmerica marketing team will be in attendance to explore the latest developments in marketing and agriculture. See a preview of the agricultural marketing topics the team will be reviewing below.Read More


Lakeland BBQ Pigfest: Honoring Southern BBQ Traditions

AgAmerica Team Members Take Part in Lakeland BBQ Fun, Friendly Competition, and Entertainment.

Southern BBQ is a way of life, and that tradition is carried on with the Lakeland BBQ Pigfest event. Held in late January, the event is meant to be a relaxing and fun event, raise money for charitable organizations, bring world-class BBQ to the area and celebrate Lakeland BBQ. Read how this BBQ competition in AgAmerica’s backyard offers the best of Southern traditions.Read More


Employee Highlight: Tips on Running a Business Office with Chloe & Natalya

Read what advice AgAmerica’s Office Administrators have to share on running a business office.

They say a business is only as good as the employees working in it, or the team of employees. If a company’s business office team isn’t on the same page, then the company as a whole suffers; they ensure all the other parts of the company run smoothly. AgAmerica’s Office Administrator, Chloe Carpenter, and Administrative Assistant, Natalya Clemens, have words of wisdom to share so your business office can start the New Year on the right foot.Read More


Florida Sugarcane and Black Gold

Read about how important sugarcane is—and the muck it grows in—to Florida agriculture.

The state of Florida offers many different row crops, and sugarcane is a big one. Florida leads the U.S. in sugarcane production. While the tropical plant can be grown anywhere in The Sunshine State, the nutrient-rich muck fields of South Florida and Lake Okeechobee are the most desirable spots for growing the sun-loving cane. AgAmerica’s Regional Account Manager, Chuck Cruse, discusses this unique soil type, nicknamed “black gold,” and the steps farmers are taking to replicate it, below.Read More


Season for Giving: AgAmerica Team Participates in Rudolph Roundup

In this season of giving, the AgAmerica team was happy to play Santa to a group of kids who need the most support

The AgAmerica team couldn’t stop with a day of volunteering for Habitat for Humanity this holiday season. Team members also participated in the Rudolph Roundup put on by Heartland for Children, an organization that helps children who are in foster home settings. AgAmerica and its employees played Santa, offering a few miracles for those who need it the most.Read More


Season for Giving: AgAmerica Team Volunteers at Habitat for Humanity

It’s the season for giving, and the AgAmerica Team has put its volunteering efforts towards helping build homes for Habitat for Humanity.

There’s nothing like being home for the holidays, and no one knows that better than the AgAmerica team of land lenders. This holiday season, the team took a break from the office to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity to help with the organization’s mission to “build homes, communities and hope.” Read what the AgAmerica team had to share about their day of giving below.Read More


What’s Cropping Up for Vegetable Growers at the SE Vegetable & Fruit Expo?

Get a sneak peek at the 31st Annual Southeast Vegetable & Fruit Expo, attended by vegetable growers of the NCVGA and, for the first time, AgAmerica’s own Mac Miller.

Vegetable growers from the North Carolina Vegetable Growers’ Association (NCVGA) will be converging on Myrtle Beach, this November 28th through the 30th, to attend the 31st Annual Southeast Vegetable & Fruit Expo. AgAmerica’s SVP/ Co-Owner, Mac Miller, will be at the expo with Correspondent Lender Cameron Flowers for the first time. Get an idea of all the valuable information for vegetable growers that will be cropping up at this year’s expo.Read More


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