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2019 Farm Transfer Workshops

This group of workshops is intended to help you with your farm transition/succession plan.  At first, this process may seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be that way.

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AgSouth Farm Credit Photo Contest Announced

STATESBORO, GA (February 1, 2019) – AgSouth Farm Credit Marketing Director Christy Smith says that the association is accepting entries for its 2019 "mAGnificent" Photo Contest. The contest is open to anyone residing in the 59 Georgia and 34 South Carolina counties served by AgSouth.

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How Leasing Can Help You Manage Your Operation

By: Taylor Brennecke, Farm Credit Leasing Specialist

Anyone who farms or is considering becoming a farmer knows that it is a risky business - risky, but vital for 100 percent of the population. Yet today there are fewer farms and fewer future generations choosing this hard but rewarding work as an occupation. There is no doubt that we as a nation are in need of farmers. According to the U.S. Labor Department, the average age of today’s farmer is 58. That figure has been increasing for 30 years. Who is going to grow our food, and how are we going to help them get into this capital expensive and work intensive field?

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LANDFLIP Forms Alliance with Six Farm Credit Institutions to Help Buyers Gain Access to Land Financing

The path to land ownership just got easier, thanks to the a newly formed alliance between LANDFLIP and Farm Credit. LANDFLIP, the premier online land for sale marketplace for connecting land buyers and sellers, announced today a significant expansion of their strategic alliance with Farm Credit institutions. LANDFLIP is now aligned with 9 independent Farm Credit lending institutions covering Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Mississippi and Louisiana.

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Seven Principles of a Cooperative

1. Voluntary and Open Membership

Cooperatives are voluntary organizations; open to all people able to use their services and willing to accept the responsibilities of membership, without gender, social, racial, political, or religious discrimination.

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Update: Hurricane Florence Preparations

Due to the potential impact of Hurricane Florence, the following AgSouth offices will be closed Thursday and Friday:

Aiken
Allendale
Batesburg
Orangeburg
St. Matthews
Summerville
Walterboro

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