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AgSouth Mortgage Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

AgSouth Mortgage Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

By AgSouth Farm Credit | From credit scores to down payments, we discuss six things all first-time home buyers should consider before making their purchase.
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AgSouth Spotlight Kenny Barnwell. In addition to apple farming-Barnwell is passionate about farmland preservation, fruit grower advocacy, and community service. A Farm Credit customer for over 30 years, we are proud to celebrate Kenny Barnwell, and all he has done for the agricultural community.

Spotlight: Kenny Barnwell Orchards

According to Kenny Barnwell, the last thing he ever thought he would be is a farmer. Now, he farms over 150 acres of apples and is the 2023 National Apple Grower of the Year. In addition to apple farming-Barnwell is passionate about farmland preservation, fruit grower advocacy, and community service. A Farm Credit customer for over 30 years, we are proud to celebrate Kenny Barnwell, and all he has done for the agricultural community.
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Cutting the ribbon at the FFA cottage dedication the historic North Carolina FFA Center at White Lake.

North Carolina FFA Cottage Dedication at White Lake Presented by Farm Credit Associations of NC

6/14/2024
STATESVILLE, NC – The Farm Credit Associations of NC are excited to announce the completion and dedication of the Farm Credit Cottage at the historic North Carolina FFA Center at White Lake. This milestone marks a significant achievement in our ongoing commitment to supporting agricultural education and youth development initiatives across the state.
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AgSouth Welcomes Jackson Thornton as Rock Hill Loan Officer

6/10/2024
Rock Hill, SC.: (June 10, 2024): AgSouth Farm Credit Regional Lending Manager Spencer Floyd has announced that he is excited to have Jackson Thornton at AgSouth as the newest Loan Officer in the Rock Hill, SC branch office.
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Understanding Underwriting and Loan Approval

Understand the Underwriting Process: The 5 Cs of Credit

One of the first things all lenders learn and use to make loan decisions are the “Five C's of Credit : Character, Conditions, Capital, Capacity, and Collateral."
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Answers to Your Construction to Permanent Loan Questions

Want to build your home? Here are answers to commonly asked questions about our Construction to Permanent Loan Programs. Learn about down payments, term options, barndominiums, out of pocket fees and more.
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Understanding the Underwriting Process: The 5 Cs of Credit

One of the first things all lenders learn and use to make loan decisions are the “Five C's of Credit : Character, Conditions, Capital, Capacity, and Collateral."
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10 Questions to Ask Before You Buy Land

Buying land is a big purchase! It is important to make sure the land you are buying is your dream property. Ask yourself these 10 questions before you make your offer!
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Ten Questions to Ask Before You Buy Land

Buying land is a big purchase! It is important to make sure the land you are buying is your dream property. Ask yourself these 10 questions before you make your offer!
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Members, Russ and Carra Goodman, standing in front of The Great American Cobbler Company posters.

Spotlight: The Great American Cobbler Company

4/15/2024
There is something deeply comforting about a fresh, warm cobbler from the oven. An iconic American dessert that reminds us of home. For Russ Goodman and his family, cobbler isn’t just a comfort food; it represents the reward from years of hard work and weathered storms on his farming operation and embodies his passion for serving and promoting the American farmer.
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Red barn in a green field with a sunset. Text overlay welcomes Loan Officer Thomas James to AgSouth.

AgSouth Welcomes Thomas James as Griffin Loan Officer

4/12/2024
Griffin, GA.: (April 4, 2024): AgSouth Farm Credit Regional Lending Manager Clark David has announced that he is excited to have Thomas James back at AgSouth as a Loan Officer in the Griffin, GA branch office.
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AgSouth Farm Credit CEO Vance Dalton has announced that the Association’s patronage will be an all-cash distribution of $56 million from AgSouth’s 2023 profits.  This distribution will arrive in members’ mailboxes or bank accounts during April.

$56 Million Distributed to AgSouth Members Through Patronage Program

4/3/2024
Statesville, NC (April 3, 2024) – AgSouth Farm Credit CEO Vance Dalton has announced that the Association’s patronage will be an all-cash distribution of $56 million from AgSouth’s 2023 profits. This distribution will arrive in members’ mailboxes or bank accounts during April.
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Fifth-generation farmers Jacob and Emily Nolan operate 1,700 acres of row crops on their family farm in Screven, Georgia. Jacob and Emily established Spring Fever Farms in 2005, building it from the ground up. They have since expanded the operation to include pecans, satsumas, strawberries and other commodities.

Spotlight: Spring Fever Farms

Fifth-generation farmers Jacob and Emily Nolan operate 1,700 acres of row crops on their family farm in Screven, Georgia. Jacob and Emily established Spring Fever Farms in 2005, building it from the ground up. They have since expanded the operation to include pecans, satsumas, strawberries and other commodities.
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Innovative Young Farmer & Excellence in Ag Awards Presented by Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina

Innovative Young Farmer & Excellence in Ag Awards Presented by Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina

3/7/2024
The Farm Credit Associations of NC, AgCarolina Farm Credit and AgSouth Farm Credit, announce the 2024 Innovative Young Farmer of the Year and Excellent in Agriculture award recipients. Both award recipients were recognized last month, at the recent NC Tobacco Farm Life Museum, Breakfast with the Commissioner.
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Water Irrigation and Agriculture

We interviewed two Georgia farmers about how they use water and answer commonly asked questions about the environment & more.
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