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Land Loans: Forming Legal Business Entities to Purchase Land

If you're thinking of forming a business entity to buy land, we've compiled a comparison list to help you decide.
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2020 Annual Meeting Going Virtual

It was announced today that 2020 Annual Meeting with be conducted live via teleconference. Learn how members can vote from home.
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AgSouth Farm Credit Distributes an Additional $8 Million in Profits to Borrowers

AgSouth is distributing $8 million in special patronage this month. This is in addition to the record-breaking $39 million distributed earlier this year.
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Land Loans: Understanding Closing Costs

Whether you’re new to borrowing or just need a refresh on closing costs, you may want to know what to expect throughout the process. We're here to help!
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AgSouth Farm Credit Contributes $15,000 to Food Initiatives

AgSouth Farm Credit announced they will contribute $15,000 in total to Department of Agriculture divisions in South Carolina and Georgia.
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Buying Timberland: Cash or Finance?

The Farm Credit Assocations of Georgia discuss the pros and cons of paying cash or financing your next big timber purchase.
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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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Coronavirus Update: Normal Staffing Resumes May 26

AgSouth has remained fully operational during the pandemic with the majority of staff working remotely.
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Land for Sale by Colliers International South Carolina

Don't miss out on these recreational properties for sale in South Carolina by guest blogger, Ryan McCue with Colliers International South Carolina.
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Land Loans: How to Do a Balance Sheet

We explain the why and how behind filling out a balance sheet when getting a land loan. Article includes a balance sheet template.
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5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Rural Land Investment

Here are 5 things you should be doing as you consider buying a piece of rural land for investment purposes or other future plans.
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Land Loans: Why Do I Need Flood Insurance?

Who determines if you need flood insurance and what kind of structures are required to be covered? We discuss this and more.
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Land Loans: FAQ on Getting Pre-qualified

Land Loans: FAQ on Getting Pre-qualified: We answer all of your frequently asked questions on getting pre-qualified including benefits, what's on the form, and the difference between a pre-qualification and an application.
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Land for Sale by United Country True South Properties

Don't miss out on these properties for sale in South Carolina by guest blogger, United Country True South Properties.
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Pasture to Pantry Operation in Walterboro, South Carolina

Learn how this SC couple adapted their childhood farm dream in the midst of disaster and how they continue to welcome change in their organic farming operation.
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