Beginning Farmer Loan Program
The Beginning Farmer Program is designed to assist individuals with farming experience who desire to develop, expand or buy into a farming operation. Beginning farmers can qualify for financing to purchase livestock, equipment, agricultural facilities, to secure permanent working capital and to make a down payment on real estate or invest in a partnership or LLC. Fixed rate financing is available for up to 15 years at a below market rate. Loan amounts can be up to $250,000 for new investments.