Students from FFA chapters across the state of Georgia had the opportunity to enter and exhibit their wood and metal projects at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia during the week of October 17-19. The impressive projects are built by middle and high school FFA members and are judged based on quality of work, precision, attention to detail, and difficulty. Projects are divided into four categories: Large Wood, Large Metal, Small Wood, and Small Metal. The Grand Champion and Reserve Champion projects are featured with their winning ribbon throughout the Expo, and students are awarded a cash prize.
STATESVILLE, NC (October 18, 2023) – AgSouth Farm Credit CEO Vance Dalton announced the winners of the 2023 Board of Director and Nominating Committee Election. AgSouth Farm Credit is a member-owned cooperative and relies on their members to help build the leadership that serves them. Open Director seats and the Nominating Committee are voted for by eligible stockholders during the Annual Meeting. This year’s Annual Meeting was held on September 6, 2023, in Greensboro, North Carolina. Eligible stockholders were able to submit their ballot by mail or online.
If you’re a cattle producer, buying crop insurance may not be something of which you think you qualify. 3 Benefits of Livestock Risk Protection for your cattle operation are: Your premium can be due AFTER you go to market; There is no minimum number of heads insured; and, Having insurance looks more favorable to lenders.
Each summer, AgSouth welcomes a group of students to our organization where they are presented with the opportunity to immerse themselves in the Farm Credit culture. The AgSouth Internship Program allows our association to educate and develop the skills of young professionals through hands-on experience catering to each of the intern’s relevant interests. In turn, this internship provides the Association with tremendous value, bringing in fresh knowledge and ideas.
STATESVILLE, NC – The AgSouth Farm Credit –Growing Our Communities grant application period recently opened. This grant will be a combination of Carolina Farm Credit’s previous program, Corporate Mission Fund, and AgSouth Farm Credit’s Think Outside the Store Farmers Market Grant program.
So you want to buy land and build your dream home? There are a couple of different routes you can take in making this dream a reality. You can buy the land now and wait to build OR you can buy the land AND build the home at the same time. We go over each route and it's benefits.
Wanda Harris, a land loan officer with AgSouth Farm Credit and Taylor Jones, a home loan originator of AgSouth Mortgages, share some important considerations for those who have found land or are searching for land on which to build a home. They want you to know about your options so you can make the best decision for you and your family.
Land ownership becomes more and more attractive for some people. Finding the property and making it your own can sometimes pose challenges, however. We go over common property details and how it might affect your land loan when you’re searching for that perfect piece of land. We talk about land surveys, water tests, zoning requirements, and more.
What is your credit score made up of? we go over credit score factors, how much each factor attributes to your overall score, and tips you can use to ensure you have a healthy credit score for years to come.
STATESVILLE, NC (April 3, 2023) – AgSouth Farm Credit Chairman of the Board, Frank Ables, announced the results of the stockholder vote on the Merger of AgSouth Farm Credit, ACA (“AgSouth”) with Carolina Farm Credit, ACA (“Carolina”).
Owning a Barndominium is something you’ve always dreamed of, but the steps to make it all happen aren’t super clear. Fortunately, there are several ways you can finance a Barndominium and Farm Credit specializes in loans for exactly these types of properties.
If you’re looking to obtain financing for your farming operation, no matter how big or small, you’ll need a business plan. Writing a business plan from scratch can be overwhelming. This article goes over what you will need to do before you start writing your business plan that will make the writing process go much more smoothly.
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