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The 5 basic steps of the loan approval process

Applying for a loan? However, the credit approval steps are fairly straightforward regardless of whether you apply for an operating loan, land loan, equipment loan or home loan. By understanding the process, you will feel more at ease during the transaction. 
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Four things to consider before building a home

Bought a lot or land and looking to build a home? It is important to do your research so that you can make informed decisions. 
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It Pays to do Business with Farm Credit

Farm Credit operates as a cooperative, which loosely defined means a group of people united to meet a common need through a jointly owned business. For Farm Credit, being a cooperative means our customers own us and are eligible to share in the profits each year.
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26 Factors Determining your Interest Rate

There’s always more to a lender than the interest rate alone, but there are around 26 different factors that go into quoting your interest rate.
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"Special Animals for Special Hearts"- Special Hearts Farm

In this episode, discover the heartwarming world of Special Hearts Farm, "Special Animals for Special Hearts," founded by Kathy Meena and Jennifer Elliot! The incredible farm provides a therapeutic and educational experience for individuals with special needs.
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Americans On The Move: Where are they going and from whence do they come?

Every year, millions of Americans relocate to a new state, with even more moving within their current state of residence. While Florida certainly receives a significant portion of these individuals, the topic of those moving out is often overlooked. Despite the media frenzy and political discourse surrounding the issue, the reality remains unchanged.

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Unveiling Urban Tropical: The Vibrant World of Freshwater Fish Farming

The captivating beauty of tropical fish has long mesmerized aquarium enthusiasts and pet lovers alike. But have you ever wondered about the origins of these exquisite creatures that grace pet store tanks? In this intriguing episode, we embark on a virtual tour of Urban Tropical, a local gem nestled in Lakeland, Florida. This fish farm, specializing in breeding high-quality ornamental freshwater tropical fish, takes us behind the scenes to unveil the intricate journey from fish eggs to vibrant aquatic wonders.

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Real Farms, Real Stories: Canterbury Farms

We're excited to present the latest season of Real Farms, Real Stories! In this episode, we explore the history of Canterbury Farms and its founder Peter. From his humble beginnings as a young boy with a passion for gardening, Peter has grown his dream into a flourishing nursery with the help of his wife Annika. 

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Taming the Wild: The Inspiring Journey of Shogun Farms and the Fay Family

In a world where farming often conjures images of sprawling fields and neatly organized livestock, the story of Shogun Farms breaks the mold. In this captivating episode of Real Farms, Real Stories, we are introduced to Pamela and David Fay, the visionaries behind a wild hog farm that is as unique as it is fascinating. Their journey from trapping wild hogs to transforming them into a sustainable source of nourishment showcases innovation, determination, and a commitment to responsible land management.

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Apiculture Crop Insurance Policy

The apiculture crop insurance policy provides a safety net for beekeepers’ primary income sources—honey, pollen collection, wax, and breeding stock. Beekeepers can purchase insurance protection against these production risks to their operations. The Rainfall Index is used in the determination of coverage.
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