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It’s no secret that agriculture is a capital-intensive business, with land, buildings, vehicles, equipment, livestock and inputs all adding to the price tag. Especially for beginning farmers, the amount of capital needed, both upfront and on an ongoing basis, can seem insurmountable. Read More
Farm Credit associations consider all types of loan requests, including operating, equipment and real estate purchases and in some cases for non-farm investments. For every single request, we consider the “Five Cs of Credit” and assess the risk involved for each of the five factors. Read More
Whether they’re beginning farmers or well established operations, many producers use lines of credit as an effective agricultural financing tool to help smooth out the variable cash flow of the typical annual production cycle. Read More
The New Year is all about looking ahead: making resolutions, setting goals and planning how to achieve them. January is also the perfect time to start new habits and traditions. Here are a few things we’re looking forward to this month. Read More
Last May, we posted the first blog on The AGgregator, and this is our 100th entry. We have featured insights, expertise and information about American agriculture. It seems fitting that we reached this milestone on the last day of the year, and even more so considering that Farm Credit is approaching 100 years of lending support to rural America. Keep reading to learn more about how you can celebrate with us and win $100. Read More