Meet the Incredible Texas farmer and family behind 3B Farms.
This past October, AgAmerica Lending was lucky enough to capture the story of a multi-generational family farm operation in the sandy country of Dalhart, Texas. The story of 3B Farms—a farm operation of corn, wheat, watermelon, and cattle—began with Lanny and Rita Bezner who had the determination to start an operation in the unforgiving sandy country of Northwest Texas, a feat some thought would never be possible.
How Farmers Prepare For The Spring Season
Find out how farmers and ranchers cultivate a flourishing spring season and lay the groundwork for summertime success.
March 20th marked the first day of spring—a season full of transformations and promise—and the beginning of a very busy time for farmers and ranchers across the nation.
Learn more about the changes that may be on the horizon for the Clean Water Act and find out how they could effect the U.S. agriculture industry.
On December 11, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of the Army signed a proposed rule that, if approved, would result in the revision of the Clean Water Act, which was first implemented by the George H.W. Bush administration in 1972.
Find out why more women than ever before are embarking on careers in agriculture and learn more about the strong support systems available to women in ag.
In 2015, women represented 38 percent of about 300,000 people involved in making decisions for the farms that sold food directly to consumers, retailers, institutions and local food intermediaries. According to the New York Times, women are also reclaiming major roles on ranches – a trend that’s largely due to ranching evolving into a well-rounded industry focused on business, animal husbandry, and the environment rather than just physical strength.Read More
How To Help Your Farm Thrive in 2019
Find out how working with trusted ag lenders, crop consultants, insurance agents and attorneys can help your farm thrive.
Running a modern agricultural operation requires a diverse range of skills, including, but not limited to crop planting and management, soil fertility maintenance, financial planning and business expertise, sales and marketing know-how, and preparing for an uncertain future.
Find out how family farms contribute to the nation’s ag industry
There’s no denying the importance of family farming. The USDA reports family farms as an essential part of United States (U.S.) agriculture, contributing approximately 99 percent of America’s 2.1 million farms, and 89 percent of agricultural production. A family farm is classified as any farm organized as a sole proprietorship, partnership, or family corporation, excluding farms organized as nonfamily corporations or cooperatives, as well as farms with hired managers.Read More
Learn More About Dustin Prickett and How He Brings Art to Ag
Everywhere you look, there is art. The world of agriculture has an immense array of art within it from the process of planting a single seed and cultivating colorful and nutritious row crops, to the cattle ranchers raising calves. AgAmerica understands the commitment and resilience it takes to be a farmer or rancher and the importance that agriculture plays as a way of life for millions of individuals across the country.Read More