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What is a Hard Money Loan?

A customer called AgAmerica Lending not long ago with a problem. He was coming close to a foreclosure on a tract of timberland. He wanted to sell off the tract, but not under distress in a fire sale, where he might lose his shirt. Our loan specialist

Is Converting a Farm to Organic Worth the Costs?

There was a time not long ago when organic farming seemed like a new experiment for American farmers. Back in 1990, organic food and beverages grossed just $1 billion in sales. Twenty years later, that number has grown to nearly $27 billion. A whoppi

Here’s What Female Farmers Need to Know About Lending

There was a story in the USA Today recently that might come as a surprise to some in the world of farming. It said that the number of women farmers has increased dramatically in the past decade. This isn’t just wives or daughters of farmers but wom

Farmers Affected by Drought Have Finance Options

If your farm has been affected by the historic drought, you’re not alone. In fact, the USDA says 80 percent of farmland was impacted by the worst drought since the 1950s. Luckily, the government is offering help to some farmers. The USDA Disaster a

Land Values Rise as Investors and Traditional Buyers Return to the Market

The newspaper in Kalamazoo had a story the other day that offered some good news. Land values in Michigan’s Allegan County had not only found the floor of the market but had seen an increase last year for the first time since 2009. The reason? An a

5 Reasons to Invest in Timberland

Timberland as an asset has become a very lucrative means of profit for many, especially in Southeast regions of the U.S. such as Florida. Timberland holders have a great opportunity to create profit. Here are Five Reasons to Invest in Timberland Tim

Cattle Producers: Innovations to Ease Drought Devastation

Cattle producers, especially in Southern regions, were hit pretty hard in 2012 due to extreme drought conditions. Fortunately, many strategies have been implemented to reduce the disastrous impact of drought conditions on cattle production and other

Reasons to Invest in Timberland

I’m sure you’ve heard this long-standing saying: “Land—no one can make it.” The implication here is that land is a limited resource. Though limited, it is a resource that is in constant demand, especially as the population and commercial de

AgAmerica Lending FUNDS QUICK TURNAROUND LOAN

Here at AgAmerica Lending, we provide a variety of loan products, including quick, turnaround loans. Recently, we funded a quick, turnaround bridge loan of $115,000 to finance a beach condo through our Transitional Lending Program. What is the Trans

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