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Basics of an Ag Real Estate Loan

The title of this article, while meant to convey a simple and easy to read piece, may belie the complexity and multitude of options available when purchasing and financing farm land. Financing...

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Barry Sturdivant's May Article for Greenhouse Grower

Barry Sturdivant is a Relationship Manager for TS Ag Finance and he also publishes articles that evolve from his knowledge and experiences from his years of agriculture lending.  Barry wrote an...

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Barry Sturdivant featured in Greenhouse Grower

Barry Sturdivant is a Relationship Manager for TS Ag Finance and occasionally publishes articles in trade magazines such as Greenhouse Grower. Barry’s banking expertise is the nursery and...

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Ag Finance 101: How to Choose the Right Lender

TS Banking Group’s President of Community Banking, Neil Stanley, recently emailed all of our employees the following article Ag Finance 101: How to Choose the Right Lender by Joel Harlow dated...

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Seven items that should be on your agriculture management checklist

With increased volatility and anxiety about low commodity futures prices and wide cash basis prices, we wanted to share with you a management checklist from Dr. David M. Kohl, Professor Emeritus...

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2018 Grain Farm Income: The Need for Above Trend Yields or Higher Prices to Break-Even

TS Ag Finance follows the University of Illinois' Department of Agriculture and Consumer Economics' “farmdocdaily” as they publish articles and research information related to various aspects of...

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A College Senior's Perspective on the Ag Industry

We reached out to our credit analyst intern, Joe Ver Steegh, to get his opinion on the current state of the agriculture industry from a student’s perspective.

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Dr. Hanson Talks Succession Planning in 5 Tips

At the 2017 Ag Summit, keynote speaker Dr. Ron Hanson presented on the topic of farm succession planning. Since the event, many attendees have reached out wanting more on this topic. Dr. Hanson...

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TS Ag Finance - Ames Location

Did you know that our National Team is located in Ames, Iowa. The National Team includes Hugh Marsden and Mark Dunn. Hugh and Mark work with loan originators and brokers to offer long term fixed...

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Three Things You Didn't Know AboutTS Ag Finance

  1. We can provide solutions to all of your agriculture loan needs. Being part of TS Banking Group we have the ability to offer competitive operating and chattel loans. In addition we have...
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