AgAmerica Team Member, Doug Moore, Putting the ‘Timber’ in Timber Land Loans

Explore how AgAmerica employee Doug Moore will use his background to help timber farmers and managers investigate their options for timber land loans.

Have you ever heard someone say they have agriculture in their blood? AgAmerica’s newest Loan Processor, Doug Moore, has timber in his veins and plans on ensuring the timber land loans division of AgAmerica is a busy one.Read More

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The How, What, When, Where and Why of resting winter farmland

While it may seem like winter farmland is lying fallow, there is never any ‘resting’ in farming.

As winter settles into the country, many wonder what is going on with farmland and the farmers who own the land. Is everything done until next year’s planting time? Are both the farmer and the winter farmland alike resting and whiling away the free hours? Are some making a beeline for vacation and tropical shores during the winter months? Ask any farmer if he or she spends all winter resting and you’ll get a big laugh. Read on to find all the ways that farmers—and winter farmland—are busy during the colder months.Read More

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AgAmerica Recipes: Warming Up With Winter Recipes

Try some of these ideas for delicious winter recipes with crops that are in season in the Southeast.

The cooler weather that accompanies the winter months can cause a chill no matter where you live, making it the perfect time for winter recipes like soups and stews. Winter recipes offer nutritious vegetables, grains, and proteins, making them a great choice to stay in line with any New Year’s resolutions about eating healthier. If you’re lucky enough to live in The Sunshine State—Florida—you’re less likely to have cause to need the warming qualities of winter soups, stews, and hot dishes. Try the below salad instead!Read More

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The Importance of Soils in Land Management

Soils and land management must go hand-in-hand if you’re looking to improve harvests and crop quality.

The latest studies in agriculture show once again that we need to pay closer attention to our soils. We can do a better job of understanding it, protecting it, and amending it. Soil is the thin layer of particles and organic matter on the surface of the Earth where plants grow. Though it may not seem it to us, it is quite a thin layer, and it’s easily lost. When we take care of soil, it can help us to grow bigger, healthier yields and feed more people on less acreage. Don Harden recently talked about Central Florida soils in Central Florida Ag News. Read what he shared—and a bit more—below.Read More

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Top 10 Ag Finance Buzzwords

These ag finance buzzwords can add clarity when exploring the ins and outs of ag loans and the loan application process.

Interested in pursuing an agricultural land loan? As the nation’s premier agricultural lender, AgAmerica helps the country’s ranchers and farmers succeed in financing their agribusinesses. We aim to strengthen their operations with our custom loan packages featuring low interest rates, long amortizations, and an outstanding 10-year line of credit. Below is a list of common financial buzzwords and their definitions. Better understanding them will help you navigate the loan application process.Read More

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The Power of 10 to Back You Up: AgAmerica’s 10-year Line of Credit

AgAmerica’s 10-year line of credit is a common sense option for meeting the lending needs of those in the country’s agriculture industry.

Those in the industry know all too well about the ups and downs of running a successful ag operation— and that the lending needs of that operation could change on a dime. From machinery breakdowns and livestock vet bills to market changes and catastrophes like bad weather, a farmer’s or rancher’s need to borrow money or review all of their ag financing options can change quickly. That’s why AgAmerica created its unique, no-hassle 10-year line of credit: to give those in the ag industry the lending flexibility to meet any financial need their agribusiness might face without taking time away from the farm or ranch. Explore all the benefits and unique attributes of AgAmerica’s 10-year line of credit below.Read More

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In the Pasture: Ranch Land Management Challenges and Resources

Ranch land management challenges are many, but there are solutions for every obstacle.

The challenges of ranch land management are many, but the resourcefulness of the country’s cattlemen and women means no problem is insurmountable. Relying on a blending of tradition and innovation, cattle operations find ways to face the challenges of ranch land management and continue to prosper. We’ve rounded up some of the greatest hurdles as well as supplied resources and solutions below.Read More

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Berry Crop Updates: Strawberry and Blueberry Forecasts

The latest berry crop updates indicate opportunities and challenges for the country’s two favorite berries.

The respective seasons for the country’s two favorite berries—strawberries and blueberries—are quickly approaching. Both berries see their earliest harvests in Florida, with other southeast states like Georgia following closely. Keep reading for berry crop updates that indicate what’s in store for the growers of these two commodities.Read More

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State focus: Virginia’s top crops and livestock

Explore Virginia’s top crops and livestock commodities that round out the state’s agriculture industry.

Agriculture is the largest industry in the state of Virginia, and there are a variety of crops and livestock commodities that make it up. According to statistics from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS), no other industry in the state comes close to the $52 billion annual impact of Virginia’s top crops and livestock commodities. Read below to find Virginia’s top crops and livestock commodities that fuel the state’s most important industry.Read More

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Southeast foods believed to bring good fortune in the New Year

With the New Year looming, find out what southeast foods are thought to bring a year’s worth of good luck.

If you’ve ever spent New Year’s Eve with people from the Southeast, then you’ve likely experienced the variety of southeast foods that are eaten to bring good fortune in the new year. Read on to find the options for the southeast foods you could make this New Year’s Eve to hedge your bets and maybe improve your luck for the coming year.Read More

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