Team member highlight: Cindy Price on the Land Loan Process

Read what words of advice AgAmerica’s Closing and Servicing Manager has for those looking to learn more about recreational land loans, agricultural real estate, the land lending process, and more.

If you browse through the testimonials from AgAmerica’s clients, you’ll quickly realize that the closing process at AgAmerical Lending is a smooth one. The credit for most of that efficiency goes to AgAmerica’s Closing and Servicing Manager, Cindy Price. Getting an agricultural line of credit or land loan can be an arduous process with other lenders, but Cindy uses her considerable skills to make the process as easy as possible for her clients.  Discover why Cindy’s background makes her a perfect fit for the job and read her recommendations below.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


Crops in the News: UGA Talks Pecan Acreage Increase

Why the recent large pecan acreage increase is good for the pecan industry.

The pecan industry is currently experiencing high growth throughout the U.S. An ag commodity that is in high demand is usually seen as a positive, but the rapid growth of the industry—mainly the latest pecan acreage increase—has some worried that the industry is growing too fast. Some worry that the industry could suffer harm from the surplus created by the increases in planted tree acreage. Take a look at the details of the issue below.
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Money Minute: AgAmerica Team at Whitetail Properties Annual Meeting on July 26

If you’re a game hunter, chances are you’ve heard of Whitetail Properties. They’re a real estate company that focuses on bringing together buyers and sellers of land, with the purpose of using the land for recreation. They understand that buying recreational land, especially through AgAmerica Lending’s Recreational Land Loan Program, is a smart investment move that benefits their families and strengthens their financial stability.Read More


AgAmerica Team Member Highlight: Quinn Carter Attends the National Junior Brangus Show
For the Love of Brangus

They say when you work towards your passion, it never feels like work. For AgAmerica Team Member Quinn Carter, her passion is working with Brangus Cattle and the greater ag industry. As a receptionist, she’s likely one of the first people you’ll speak to if you call AgAmerica Lending; she’s also someone you may have run into at the National Junior Brangus Show, or at Hillsborough Community College (HCC) while she is working on her degree in Pre-Veterinary Medicine.Read More


#AgAmericaEats with favorite U.S. Crops: Potatoes, Peanuts, and Peaches

There’s a wise saying that goes, “Life is too short to skip dessert.” This is especially true in summer when fresh-from-the-field produce is ripe for creating a knock-out dessert. We’ve rounded up some of the best dessert recipes for #AgAmericaEats using commodities that are in season throughout summertime. We had our eye out for unique combinations that are sure to please at your next barbecue or get-together.Read More


AgAmerica Team Member Highlight: New team member Chuck Cruse

Chuck Cruse knows firsthand that farmers and lenders haven’t always seen eye to eye. “When I was growing up, my wife’s grandfather told me that bankers were the enemy. It was really hard for finance people and bankers—that was their terminology back then, ‘bankers’—to get in and to work with the farmers, because the farmers felt all the bankers wanted to do was to rob them blind and to take their property away from them. I took on that mentality and I changed it.”Read More


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