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Real Farms, Real Stories: Hardee Fresh

Hardee Fresh seeks to revolutionize traditional farming practices by operating the largest organic indoor vertical farm in the United States. 
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Uncle Matt Prevails in buyback of family business during Pandemic

While the world was in the early stages of the COVID-19 health crisis and Americans were facing many challenges from the shutdowns, Matt McLean was busy trying to figure out an additional obstacle, the rare opportunity to buy back his beloved family business, Uncle Matt’s Organic. 

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Five Tips to Power through Hard Times

It’s tough to think about the future when you’re worried about making mortgage payments or paying off equipment, but you don’t have to face bankruptcy or foreclosure if you take stock of your situation early on and talk openly with your lender.
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How to Write a Farm Business Plan

Getting a loan for your agricultural business, no matter the size or scope, means asking the lender to have faith in your ability to manage a full-fledged operation and your finances in a healthy way. No pressure, right?

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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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LiveTrends: Unique. Living. Design.

Live Trends’ mission is to fuse Nature with Art into trend-forward Design. For LiveTrends, it’s not just about growing the plants; it’s about creating trendy and unique décor for your home that requires little to no maintenance. 
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What goes into making a loan decision?

The framework lending institutions use is typically based on something known in the industry as the Five C’s of Credit. Explore a high-level overview of what the Five C’s are, and how they’re are used to make lending decisions.
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Hurricane Preparedness Tips

With hurricane season upon us and the coronavirus pandemic conditions still looming, many Americans are focusing their attention on a safe reopening of the country. Let's review how to prepare your farm for the upcoming hurricane season.
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Resources for Beginning Farmers

Being a beginning farmer is not an easy task. For this reason, it is important for beginning farmers to know what resources are available to assist in your farming venture.
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Five Beef Recipes to Try!

May is National Beef month! Check out these FIVE BEEF recipes! 
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