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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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Crop Insurance Benefits Florida Farmers

Farm Credit of Central Florida has licensed crop insurance agents that will help you include a crop insurance policy in your operation’s risk management plan.
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Increase your Financial IQ: Tips for Working with a Lender

Approaching a prospective lender can be intimidating if you’re a beginning farmer, but there are things you can do to make the loan process less stressful.
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Blog Series: Part 4 of Considerations to Make Your Farm Business Successful

With all of the moving parts that go into producing a crop it is extremely important that farmers have a detailed budget in place as leaving out even one line item could have drastic consequences. Learn about where to start when preparing a budget.
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Blog Series: Part 3 of Considerations to Make Your Farm Business Successful

Finding the right farmland involves more considerations than most capital expenditures, and can have a major effect on your profitability.  Prepare to spend time researching various aspects of the land and evaluating its compatibility for your operation.
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Blog Series: Part 2 of Considerations to Make Your Farm Business Successful

The success of your farm operation not only relies on good planning but also on strategic purchasing decisions. Here are three tips to take into consideration before making a purchase.
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Blog Series: Part 1 of Considerations to Make Your Farm Business Successful

Whether you’re a beginning farmer or an experienced farm operator, having a good business plan is a crucial component for your operation.  A business plan creates a clear road map in order to keep you on track for success
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Real Farms, Real Stories

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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