Articles & Press Releases

How to Improve Your Credit Score

By Lisa Storm, AgGeorgia Farm Credit  In modern agriculture, the ability to obtain financing is critical in order to keep the farm operation going, whether through capital needs for inputs, equipment, or land. Your credit score can have impact beyond just approval or denial. Depending on the practices of your preferred lender, a higher credit score could mean preferential fees and rates. Credit scores are calculated differently by each of the three main credit bureaus: Equifax, TransUnion, and Experian. While they are different, there are many similarities.

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AgSouth Farm Credit Photo Contest Announced

STATESBORO, GA (February 1, 2018) – AgSouth Farm Credit Marketing Director Christy Smith says that the association is accepting entries for its 2018 "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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Ricky Cochran Retires After 37 Years of Service

STATESBORO, Ga.: (January 30, 2018): AgSouth’s Regional Business Development Manager Nick Martin has announced that Ricky Cochran will retire from the association as of January 31, 2018. Cochran, a Regional Vice President with AgSouth in the Madison office, retires after 37 years of service.

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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.

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Christy Marsh Joins The Cooperative As Country Home Loan Manager

STATESBORO, Ga. (January 11, 2018): Theron Anderson, Director of SMM & Related Services at AgSouth Farm Credit, announced that Christy Marsh has joined the cooperative as Country Home Loan Manager. Marsh will manage the association’s mortgage loan originators and will be based in the company’s headquarters in Statesboro, Ga.

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AgSouth Directors Re-Elected at Annual Meeting

AgSouth Farm Credit CEO Pat Calhoun announced that four directors were re-elected to AgSouth’s board of directors at this month’s annual meetings. Meetings were held in Griffin and Statesboro, Ga., and Clinton and Orangeburg, S.C.

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