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Publish Date: 11/18/2016

Online Machinery Auctions

Though as much as 75% of all the farm machinery sold today happens at dealerships, the auction market represents 10% of machinery purchases. And, a lot of new technology is entering the auction sector, changing how machinery and equipment changes hands.
Publish Date: 11/14/2016

Good machinery buying habits: Watch depreciation, think long-term

Tightening crop profit margins – some already well below breakeven – signal necessary changes in how some producers manage machinery costs to get more from what they spend and maximize that machinery's utility and efficiency on crop farms.
Publish Date: 9/8/2016

Good Buying Habits: Irrigation


When you want to improve your farmland and its value, irrigation provides immediate benefits that can increase yield and offers attractive long-term returns on your overall land values.

Publish Date: 8/22/2016

Buying Used vs. New Machinery: Ask All the Right Questions


Inventory on the machinery marketplace today is different than it was just a few years ago. So too should be the process of purchasing new or used machinery, be it through outright buying or leasing, AgDirect leaders say.

Publish Date: 8/18/2016

Capital Farm Credit Scholarships are an Investment in our Local Communities


Capital Farm Credit supports rural communities and agriculture with reliable, consistent credit and financial services. And because a steady flow of credit means more jobs and economic growth, Capital Farm Credit is also helping invest in the vibrancy of communities throughout rural Texas through our scholarship program.

Publish Date: 8/10/2016

Capital Farm Credit Celebrates #NationalFarmersMarketWeek


To celebrate National Farmers Market Week, we are highlighting the different ways that farmers markets benefit our communities.

Publish Date: 7/18/2016

Women in Agriculture: Changing Roles on the Farm


"A lot of times you're working with the women when it comes to farm finances," says AgDirect territory manager Carla Mickey. "With my job in equipment financing, I'm dealing with more and more women. They know the finance side of the business very well."

Publish Date: 7/11/2016

Farm Credit's 100 Years of Service to be Featured on RFD TV's America's Heartland


This week, the RFD-TV network show America's Heartland will feature an episode commemorating Farm Credit's centennial.

Publish Date: 7/8/2016

Check Out The New App From GrainBridge!


Are you a GrainBridge user? Or thinking about signing up?

Either way, the new app is an easy way to manage your GrainBridge account. Manage your commodities and breakeven points, anytime, anywhere.

Publish Date: 5/24/2016

AgDirect takes care of us.

Publish Date: 4/27/2016

So... How much can YOU earn?

Publish Date: 4/20/2016

Capital Farm Credit. Financing Texas for 100 Years. (90 sec)

Publish Date: 1/14/2016

Managing Your Finances is Easy with AgBanking Online

Publish Date: 1/11/2016

Capital Farm Credit. Financing Texas for 100 Years.

Publish Date: 12/21/2015

All That He Can Be

Josh Eilers, the 27-year-old owner of Ranger Cattle, is not your typical beginning cattle producer. He didn't follow a traditional route to enter the beef industry either.

He wasn't born into the cattle business, although he nurtured boyhood dreams of becoming a cowboy.

Publish Date: 12/21/2015

There's No Place Like The Homestead

A South Texas family pursues a simpler way of life — living off of the land and raising heritage breeds.

Five years ago, after deciding to "go off the grid," Brian and Mary Schalk established their isolated homestead on 100 acres near the tiny town of Santa Monica.

Publish Date: 12/21/2015

The Giving Tree

The Davises are committed to helping their community, and feel that donating trees during the Christmas season makes a real difference.

Every year, for instance, they donate the Christmas tree that is displayed at the Gray County courthouse.

Publish Date: 12/21/2015

Winter 2015

Landscapes Winter 2015
Publish Date: 12/7/2015

Capital Farm Credit isn't like other lenders. We roll money back to you.

Publish Date: 8/20/2015

A Stable Business

Kim and Dale Cox with daughter Katie and horse Twilight

"This is a self-serve facility," explains instructor Kim Cox, who co-owns the farm with her husband, Dale. "Our students don't just climb on a horse and take a lesson. We teach them to treat our horses like their own, which instills within them a real love and devotion for an animal."

Publish Date: 8/19/2015

Capital Farm Credit Member for 52 Years

Capital Farm Credit Member for 52 Years

Longtime farmer O.H. Price has a few words of wisdom for beginning farmers and ranchers.

"My advice to young people getting into agriculture is to get a good lender that will back you," he says.

Publish Date: 8/19/2015

Janna Stubbs, Beef Agvocate

Janna Stubs

"Any amount of positive effort that a producer can give to promote their product is worthy," says Stubbs. Besides, she adds, "you may not want others telling your story, because it might not be the right story."

Personally, she loves to tell people about the Stubbs family's cow-calf operation.

Publish Date: 8/19/2015

Bales and Bales of Cotton

Larry and Tonya Green, center, with their daughters Dr. Nikki Green DDS, left, and Wendi Gonzales, right

The fall of 2014 marked a record for Larry Green of Anson. He produced a record yield on 21 acres of drip-irrigated cotton, averaging 4.6 bales, or 2,334 pounds, per acre.

The Green's farm includes 1,000 acres of cotton, peanuts, wheat and alfalfa.

Publish Date: 8/19/2015

7J Ranch Diversifies with Commitment to Land Stewardship

George and Donna Harrison

On the Harrisons' 7J Ranch southwest of Bay City, majestic bald eagles, white-tailed deer, countless waterfowl and other wildlife thrive in tandem with a commercial cattle operation, largely due to the couple's strong commitment to land stewardship. Their love for the land runs generations deep.

Publish Date: 8/11/2015

Summer 2015

Landscapes Summer 2015
Publish Date: 12/5/2014

The Tastes of Texas

Taste of Texas

For Bill Blackmon and Chris Brundrett, there's no place like home.

A shared devotion to producing wine with Texas-grown fruit inspired the two to start William Chris Vineyards nearly five years ago. Passionate about quality, they farm six vineyards and partner with other vineyards.

Publish Date: 11/25/2014

Winter 2014

Landscapes Winter 2014
Publish Date: 7/1/2014

Summer 2014

Landscapes Summer 2014
Publish Date: 11/1/2013

Winter 2013

Landscapes Winter 2013
Publish Date: 7/1/2013

Summer 2013

Landscapes Summer 2013