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2021 Industry Educational Events

Many early 2021 in-person events are transitioned to webinars. Below is your one-stop-shop for all agriculture-related webinars. Check back for updates. Farming for the Future Webinar Series: Join...

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Land Appraisal 101

We recently interviewed Nick Pease, chief appraiser with AgChoice Farm Credit. As the fifth podcast in the series The Country Life: Buying Land, Nick discussed appraisals and their role in the land...

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What's a Pre-qualification?

As the fourth podcast in the series The Country Life: Buying Land, Kacie Hillis, AgChoice loan officer, answers many common questions about getting pre-qualified for a loan including the benefits and...

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Land Investments: Finance or Cash?

Bruce Miller, loan officer with AgChoice Farm Credit, specializes in home and land loans and helps individuals who want to live in the country achieve their dreams. As the second podcast in the series...

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What Should I Think About When Buying Land?

Gwen Waddell, loan officer with AgChoice Farm Credit, specializes in home and land loans and helps individuals who want to live in the country achieve their dreams. As the first podcast in the series...

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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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Mike Goss

Dynamic Factors Affecting Land Values

Land, as an investment, has physical characteristics that distinguishes it from all other assets. Those characteristics include the following: 1. Land is unique in location. You may have heard it said...

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