Meet Ty Strode, who now runs the day-to-day operations of his father's plant nursery, Agri-Starts, located in Apopka, FL. Ty became president of the business in 2020 after his father and business founder, Randy Strode decided it was time to take a step back. Ty & Randy have successfully navigated their way through farm succession together as father and son. Ty shares his story about growing up in the nursery business and how the business has grown over the years.
Be inspired by this rancher’s passion for raising cattle and agriculture. John Thomas has deep roots in Citrus County, his family has been cattle ranching for over 100 years. His inspiring life story is proof that hard work and dedication always perseveres. His two daughters will one day carry on his legacy. You don’t want to miss his heartfelt story!
Not just today but everyday Farm Credit of Central Florida celebrates women in agriculture. On #InternationalWomensDay, and every day, #FarmCredit applauds the nation’s female producers for their contributions to American #ag!
When deciding to invest in Florida farmland, there are lots of options available when it comes to crops. Thankfully, with the consistently warm temperatures, cold weather is not much of a threat to most crops, depending on the geographic location in the state crops are grown.
Farmland in Florida is a great addition to any investment portfolio as we mentioned in our previous blog post. The biggest draw to many is that, in general, active farmland has a proven track record in times of uncertainty. Consistent, income-generating property is music to the ears of most investors. However what if you know nothing about farm management? As you can imagine, there are many moving parts that make a farm successful.
The year 2020 drew to a close without much fanfare. Between a global pandemic and political tensions, there’s been a lot to process. The year has also left many wondering what to expect for 2021. Will it be more of the same? No one knows for sure.