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Solar Power on the Farm

Every penny counts on the farm, and with energy costs continuing to rise, money stretches even less than it used to. New technologies have made our farms more efficient, but there are still additional ways to save on operating costs. …

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Get to Know Stephen Bass

Meet Southern AgCredit’s Vice President of Lending in Meridian, Mississippi Hi, Stephen! What were you doing before you came to Southern AgCredit? I was working at a commercial bank in Meridian, primarily doing commercial and consumer loans. You live in …

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LIBOR To Be Replaced

Adjustable Interest Rate (LIBOR) Act Changes On March 15, 2022, President Biden signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2022 into law, which includes the Adjustable Interest Rate (LIBOR) Act. The (LIBOR) Act “provides for the transition of certain financial contracts away …

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Get to Know Kelly Coleman

After twenty years in commercial lending, Kelly Coleman is glad to be back where he started: agricultural lending. Now a relationship manager with Southern AgCredit, this native Louisianan is inspired to serve Southern AgCredit’s borrower-owners in our growing Ruston office. 

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Converting Row Crop Land

Other Uses for Your Acres Famously fertile, the agricultural land of Mississippi and Louisiana can grow an incredible variety of row crops such as cotton, corn and soybeans. We could go on and on, but the point is, with our …

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What to Look for in a Timber Tract

Are you interested in investing in timber? It can be a great financial decision! While markets can fluctuate, the timber market generally experiences low volatility. If you don’t know much about the timber industry and want to learn more about what makes a good investment tract, we have some tips on what to look for, as well as forestry professionals you can consult with directly.

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Get to Know Alex Riser, VP and Branch Manager for Southern AgCredit’s Gulfport Branch

Alex Riser, branch manager of Southern AgCredit’s Gulfport location, has overseen exponential growth in the Mississippi coastal region. What’s the secret to his success? It’s likely a combination of his experience as an avid outdoorsman, agricultural real estate broker and …

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Guide to Buying Hunting Land

Northern Louisiana and Mississippi are filled with great hunting and recreational land properties. Learn how to find the right one for you.

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COVID-19 Update 1.14.21

Dear customer-owners, Southern AgCredit is pleased to offer an extension of our borrower assistance program for COVID-19 relief options. These relief options will be available until June 30, 2021 or 60 days after termination of the COVID-19 national emergency, whichever …

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Tips for Buying a Used Tractor

Agribusiness had a tumultuous 2020. If you’re a farmer in need of a tractor, you may be hesitant to invest in a brand new one. Before you buy a brand new one, maybe you should consider finding a used one. …

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The Benefits of Buying a Country Home

If you’re considering purchasing a home, why not consider buying or building in a rural area? A country home offers a number of great benefits to you and your family. Improve Your Life Buy or Build Exactly What You Want …

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Southern AgCredit Participates in Farm Credit’s HBCU Career and Internship Fair

Southern AgCredit will have a virtual booth at Farm Credit’s first Historically Black College and Universities (HBCUs) Career and Internship Fair.

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How to Start a Chicken Farm in Mississippi and Louisiana

Want to start a chicken farm in Mississippi or Louisiana? Read our guide to poultry education, market sectors, and financing options.

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COVID-19 and Severe Weather Relief Options

We know that some of our borrowers have been adversely impacted by COVID-19 and/or the vicious storms that have blown through our area. We have relief options available if you have been negatively affected.

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Apply Now for Southern AgCredit Scholarships!

Southern AgCredit awards nearly $30,000 in scholarships annually to deserving high school and college students with interests in agriculture.

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Southern AgCredit Members Visit Capitol Hill During Young Leaders Program

We learned so many things about Farm Credit at the Farm Credit Young Leaders Program. It was an experience we won’t soon forget.

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Southern AgCredit Returns Earnings to Customers

We recently returned over $8 million in cash patronage to its customer-owners in Mississippi and Louisiana.

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