03 Jan

How is recent severe weather impacting agriculture?

How is recent severe weather impacting agriculture? Severe weather is an all too familiar subject and concern for farmers and ranchers.  And what a year 2017 has been.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) has been tracking data on $1 billion+ weather events since 1980 that include droughts, floods, freezes, severe storms, tropical cyclones, […]

11 Sep

USDA Assists Texas Farmers & Ranchers

USDA Stands Ready to Assist Texas Farmers and Ranchers Recover From Hurricane Harvey   Temple, TX Sept. 8, 2017 – Hurricane Harvey made an impact on the lives of many in Texas, including our farmers and ranchers. As producers move into recovery mode, and assess damages and losses resulting from the hurricane and subsequent flooding, […]

30 Aug

Hurricane Harvey & its Impact on Texas Agriculture

Hurricane Harvey & its Impact on Texas Agriculture This past week has been a rough one for Texas which received record breaking rain totals and destruction due to Hurricane Harvey. And agriculture wasn’t left out of the mix.  Cotton, livestock, rice, corn and wheat were among those affected by the storm.  Cotton in particular was […]

10 Jul

Broker’s Open at Tio Pancho Ranch Vineyards

Broker’s Open – July 13, 2017 Join us at the winery Thursday, July 13 for a tour of this turn-key established property. Enjoy authentic paella and refreshments by Vivere Catering FBG. Meet Host, Cara Collier of Central Texas Vineyard Properties & iVineyard Advisors LLC and Co- Host, Michael Marcks, VP of Agrow Credit Corp. Tio Pancho […]

22 Jun

Don’t let “hidden” costs destroy your profitability.

Don’t let “hidden” costs destroy your profitability. In agriculture, we can protect ourselves against commodity prices using contracts, options and price insurance, but don’t forget to protect yourself from the “hidden” costs that are destroying farm and ranch profitability.  A few years ago, a big culprit was $4+ diesel, but thanks to US shale oil […]

17 Apr

When it rains, it pours. Increasing interest rates have arrived!

When it rains, it pours.  Increasing Interest Rates Have Arrived! It has been more than 10 years since interest rates have increased as much as they have recently.  Within the last 5 months, the Wall Street Journal Prime (WSJP) rate increased from 3.25% to 4% and is expected to increase at least 2 more times […]

12 Apr

Finance your Ag land with Agrow!

Did you know that Agrow finances agricultural land including farms, ranches, investment and recreational properties?  In short, we know land and what it takes to close land deals. Pictured here is Agrow’s Austin office staff and Summit Valley Partners, referred to us from an existing Agrow customer.  Last week we closed on their Colorado land […]

01 Feb

We are approaching the largest generational transfer ever. It’s critical to get it right.

Agrow works with many inter-generational farmers and ranchers and we can play a role in ensuring that things go smoothly when the time comes for succession.  Whether it’s sharing our expertise in agricultural finances and operations, or preparing loans for adult children to buy out their parents’ farms and ranches, we are proud to be […]