Farm Credit Bank of Texas

FARM CREDIT BANK OF TEXAS, headquartered in Austin, Texas, is a cooperatively owned wholesale bank that is part of the nationwide Farm Credit System. Their mission is to enhance the quality of life in rural America by using cooperative principles to provide competitive credit and superior service to our customers. Find out more at
advice for buying rural property

At Home In The Country – Buying Property Outside the Suburbs

Many Americans are looking for the peace and quiet of the rural countryside, but buying and financing a country dream home is not the same as the suburbs.

Find the Right Lender for your Rural Land Purchase

Imagine this: You found your perfect property in the perfect location at a great price. Your offer was accepted, and ...

Keep it in the family

Keep It In The Family

Oh, the excitement you feel the moment you purchase your first piece of land. You’re filled with plans for the ...

Don’t Bet the Ranch on the Weather

If you own ranch property in the Lone Star State, you understand this too well. Every county in Texas was plagued by drought at least one out of the last five years. And in 2011, parched pastures led to a historic reduction in Texas cattle numbers, as ranchers reduced their herd size in order to cut their losses.

guessing deer age

To Shoot or Not to Shoot: How to Age a Buck on the Hoof

From your perch in a deer blind, you see a buck come into the open. As you excitedly line up your shot, finger on the trigger, you take a moment to watch him. You don’t want to take an immature buck. But you have only seconds to guess his age. Do you shoot?

storm shelter guide

Shelter from the Storm

Now may be the best time to create a safe haven for your family during a storm—especially if you live in rural Texas.

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