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As wildfires again threaten communities in California and beyond, many grape growers have faced a difficult harvest made even more challenging by the fast-moving fires and…

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Greenwell Farms

“The best part of my day is waking up to a fresh cup of Kona coffee,” says Tom Greenwell, co-owner of Greenwell Farms. That cup of…

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Chappellet

On the steep slopes of Napa Valley’s renowned Pritchard Hill, the Chappellet family has been producing world-class wines from the fruit they have cultivated here for…

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Alexandra Dates

Jose “Chacho” Gomez is a date farmer in the Coachella Valley. He can’t imagine being anything other than a farmer. Learn more about his story.

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Ortega Berry Farms

Ortega Berry Farms grew from modest beginnings. Edward and Carlos Ortega’s parents, Alfredo and Josefina, first came to the United States from Mexico and eventually arrived in Watsonville, California, working as sharecroppers in the strawberry fields.

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Clauss Dairy Farms

Kimberly Clauss Jorritsma and her sister, Karen Tate, are partners in Jersey Generations, which oversees the management of Clauss Dairy Farms and Sunwest Jersey Dairy, milking over 3,300 registered Jersey cows and providing milk for Hilmar Cheese Company.

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Paycheck Protection Program

Following approval of an additional $310 Billion in funding for the SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), American AgCredit is accepting applications from customers and we are here to support you through your application process.

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Nevada Cattlemen’s Update

When considering the 2019 season, words like “grind” and “grit” and phrases such as “labor of love” come to mind. Grit has always been a key characteristic for Nevada ranchers.

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Glaser Land & Livestock Company

Along Interstate 80 and the railroad line that crosses northern Nevada, land is owned by a checkerboard of federal and private interests. Federal land is open…

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Pauly Farm

On 2,000 acres in Kansas, the Pauly family operates a cash grain operation and wheat seed business, employing a variety of financial solutions from American AgCredit…

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USDA Updates Farm Income Estimates

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has offered a bit of good news for the nation’s agricultural outlook, modestly increasing its estimate of U.S. net farm…

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2019 Q3: Dairy Industry Update

Steadily improving prices for most dairy products have spurred a rebound in the industry, which has been reeling from a difficult year in 2018 and the…

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USDA Announces WHIP+ Program

USDA Offers Program to Help Farmers Hurt by Natural Disasters Agricultural producers who were impacted by natural disasters in 2018 and 2019, including Hurricane Dorian, can…

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Harvest Newsletter 2019

Harvest is the annual newsletter of American AgCredit. Enjoy a round up of news and interesting stories from around the Association.

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2019 Northern San Joaquin Valley Update

The economic outlook for farmers in San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Merced counties remains generally positive with sustained growth across several key commodities, though there are headwinds in the form of prices, production costs and trade uncertainty.

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Pear Blossom Farms

Billed as the “Home of Dad’s Jalapeño Sauce,” Pear Blossom Farms can trace a family lineage of fruit growing and food processing to the early days of Colorado settlement.

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