Top 5 Best Practices in Making Your First Land Purchase

Owning your own land is something you’ve always aspired to do. Now that you think you are ready to move forward, follow these steps to make your first investment positive, secure and stress-free.
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Causes of Farm & Ranch Failure

The following overview deals with the most frequent characteristics of farmers who have failed or experienced financial trouble.
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Leasing Options: Vehicles & Farm Equipment, Part 2

Today, leasing is much more user-friendly and has attractive tax benefits. Often, it offers a path to ownership that may make more sense than an outright loan, depending on circumstances.
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Farmland: Is it still a good investment?

Then God said, "Let the land produce vegetation: seed-bearing plants and trees on the land that bear fruit with seed in it, according to their various kinds." And it was so. – Genesis 1:11
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AgSouth Coop

Seven Principles of a Cooperative

What does it mean to be part of a cooperative? We go over the principles all cooperatives follow and benefits of becoming a member of AgSouth Farm Credit. 
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Land Loan Considerations

Nothing could be finer than owning a piece of land in Carolina! If you have your sights set on the perfect acreage, make sure you do your homework.
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Appraising the Appraisal Process

With fewer comps and sales than other forms of real estate, timberland requires a specialized appraiser that can make a huge difference in your forest transaction.

Article by Steve Grindley and

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As a Farmer Dependent on Mother Nature, You Need a Back-Up Plan

As a Farmer Dependent on Mother Nature, You Need a Back-Up Plan By: Rhonda Uzzolino, Marketing Manager If you farm you are likely more dependent on factors you can’t control than most.

It’s not like

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How Doing Business with Cooperatives Can Benefit You!

Imagine getting a competitive upfront rate on your loans – and then getting 22 cents back on every dollar you paid in interest for the year. Seem impossible? Not with Farm Credit.

Farm Credit

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Farm Credit is Here to Serve Farmers and Agribusiness

Farm Credit, a nationwide system of agricultural lending cooperatives, has been supporting farmers, agribusiness, and rural America for a century with reliable credit and more.

What began in 1916 as

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Family Budgeting a Challenging, but Worthy Task

Creating a family budget you can stick to is challenging for most people. If you’re in agriculture, varying income can make the process even more daunting.

“There’s no reason to be afraid, though

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October is National Cooperative Month

Spread the Word About the Advantages of Doing Business on a Cooperative Basis.
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