Field Notes Blog

News and Insights

Future Business Models of Farms and Ranches

Dr. David Kohl, Professor Emeritus Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech University The current economic environment in agriculture, characterized by low margins and extreme volatility,...

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Food Fad or Trend?

Dr. David Kohl, Professor Emeritus Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech University The other day, I was making my weekly trek through Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta, the busiest...

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Is Leasing a Tool for You?

Mary Bixler, AgChoice Accounting Officer As the year winds down, now is the time to review your year-to-date records with your accountant to discuss tax projections and options for reducing your tax...

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Loan or Lease

Keith Walker, Executive Loan Officer and Leasing Consultant No matter if you are a full- or part-time farmer, agricultural producers have a number of capital needs to make their operations successful....

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Meet Board Member Chris Waddell

Chris Waddell owns and operates Apple Shamrock Farms, LLC, a 2,000-acre Crawford County farm where she and her family milk 1,000 Holstein cows and care for 875 replacements. Customer-owners voted...

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2019 Annual Meeting Announcement

The 2019 AgChoice Stockholders' Meeting is Wednesday, October 23 at the AgChoice Farm Credit Seven Mountains Office, Reedsville at 1:00 p.m. To make a reservation to attend the Annual Meeting, call...

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Business & Economy Trends

The Business and Economy Trends page is updated regularly with articles from Dr. David Kohl, professor emeritus with Virginia Tech.

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Four Ideas for Your Small Woodland Purchase

Featured Guest Writer: Thad Taylor, AgChoice forestry loan officer Never fall in love with a property until AFTER the deed is in your hand. Approach every purchase-price negotiation with the same...

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