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Washington State Agriculture Industry Thrives

Learn more about the diversity of the Washington state agriculture sector, and find out what makes The Evergreen State a top spot for apple production

Washington State is more than just home to the famous Space Needle. Thanks to its rich soils, diverse climate, and large-scale irrigation, Washington is one of the world’s most productive growing regions. Farmers across the state produce more than 300 crops annually, including apples, potatoes, and wheat. Milk and beef cattle are also top commodities, making Washington the second most diverse state for agricultural commodities produced.Read More


2018 Corn Maze Fun at Scott’s Maze Adventures

AgAmerica Advocating for Agriculture as Sponsor of Local Corn Maze

Fall is finally here, and that means cooler weather and exciting fall festivities, like corn mazes! At Long and Scott Farms in Apopka, Florida, Scott’s Maze Adventures—featuring an annual corn maze—has been a staple of their agribusiness for 16 years now, and has grown to be one of the area’s most popular corn maze events.Read More


Florida Citrus Production Forecast Released

As the first USDA Citrus Crop Estimate makes its way through the news feeds, Patrick Spinosa discusses what it means for the citrus industry.

In my latest column in Central Florida Ag News (CFAN), I discussed how rootstocks, federal disaster relief, and land loans are key in the comeback the Florida citrus industry may see with the 2018-19 harvest. This month, we heard the first USDA Citrus Crop Estimate, predicting whether the Florida citrus farming industry will rebound from its worst season since World War II. The first citrus production forecast was released on October 11th and the numbers do not disappoint. The USDA predicts the Florida citrus fruit crop will see 79 million boxes before the close of the season next July.Read More


Developing Relationships for the Future of Agribusiness

Corporate Relationship Managers Jessica Slaughter and Blake Averitt discuss how they use their expertise as loan officers to bring financial solutions to farmers.

“Agriculture is a tough industry for anyone to succeed in and experiencing firsthand the dedication and perseverance needed to be successful in agriculture strengthened me as a person,” says Jessica Slaughter, Corporate Relationship Manager at AgAmerica. Read More


The Right Financing Team for Your Ag Business

The AgAmerica senior underwriting team finds land loan financing solutions for agribusiness clients.

If you’re considering an agricultural land loan, AgAmerica Lending has brought together a team of experts with a unique set of professional, ag business, and agricultural experience to serve all of your land loan needs. Transparency is important to us and we want you to know and understand the role each team member will play in facilitating your loan. Read More


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