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Ep 108: Farm Finances with AgAmerica

Curt Covington is Senior Director of Institutional Lending at AgAmerica. In our interview today, Curt will explain what farm lending is, how it’s a pain for smaller farmers, and how AgAmerica is offering a new financial help tool that aims at helping farmers gauge their financial health.

Check out Curt and AgAmerica at the links below:

AgAmerica Website

Financial Health Calculator

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Show Notes

  • Curt’s background
  • What is the Ag lending market?
  • Mortgage origination – buy more land or refinance?
  • Work like bank lending?
  • Farmers today are increasingly expected to generate more output with less resources.
  • What is a real-estate investment trust?
  • Is there different value for “organic” land?
  • Financing and financial health of an ag operation.
  • Top financial challenges that farmers face today, how they’re coping, and tips for achieving financial stability.
  • AgAmerica’s Financial Health Check Tool that provides operators with a composite evaluation score of the overall financial health of their agricultural operation.

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